Responses from riie

Do You Buy Speakers Without Hearing Them?
Is My McIntosh C52 Pre-amp The Weak Link?
I have paired an MSB dac with McIntosh gear and to my ears it sounds good.  
Accuphase E-5000 factory power cord good enough?
You said that it sounds great so you should be good to go. Find a place that will lend you a power cord and try it out. Don’t buy before you listen  
Mcintosh pre amp pricing
So don’t buy it then  
Revel Salon2s: Seeking Advice
Focals are sibilant Revel is not  
Right angle XLR adapter
Just move out the whole rack an inch or two  
Is more amp power always better...?
200-300 watts. For example: MC312  
A Few Nice Words For Upscale Audio
Good thing you didn’t quadruple boxed otherwise they would have pentuple boxed it.  
Good Speakers for Rock and Roll Under 15K
ATC SCM100  
McIntosh dealer discount ?
I got a discount on my MC462. Got a discount on my D1100 and a discount on my MC1.25 monos. No discount was never even a question.    
A blowing session????
I was so happy for you thinking you got blown but unfortunately found out that was not the case   
Suggestions for Giant Killer rca coax digital cable under $500 used
The T is for tower. I have the 150s. I love the sound. I also have the 20s , also love their sound. I have the 11s too for home theatre. Get the 150s and you will fall in love with them :)).  
What to expect if I import an amp and preamp from a Japan seller via US eBay
You can expect to get an amp and preamp from a Japan seller via US eBay  
What was the first power cable that you noticed a difference in the sound?
Cardas Clear Beyond