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Which components knocked you out on first listen?
My first encounter with tubes was with an old Leak Stereo 20 power amp. I picked it up at a garage sale and had all of the caps/resistors etc replaced with audio grade parts.The sound was unreal, so musical and non-fatiguing. It blew away my Linn ... 
The best speaker you ever heard?
Walk-around the musicians in your living room. Real palpable imaging with great dynamics and real bass. 
Your 5 Fav Rock Concerts
Genesis and Peter Gabriel, one night reunion at Milton Keynes Bowl UK, Oct 2 1982 (if memory serves me right. I know it was Mike Rutherford's birthday, pretty sure it was 82).Incredible concert, a few technical bugs and a lot of rain. 
Great Imaging Speakers Working against a wall?
Thanks all for some great ideas!With only 12' room width, and the speakers 40" from the front wall, there is only scope to pull the listening seat a foot, maybe 18" at the most, from the back wall. I've tried this and frankly, being within 5/6 fee... 
Audio Alchemy DTi Pro 32 - Any Good?
Thanks all for the feedback.I guess based on your input I'm going to try and find a Pro 32 on ebay/audiogon and give it a whirl.Thanks again for the solid advice.Rooze 
Vibrapods under speakers
I've had vibrapods under equipment for almost 2 years, but never tried them under speakers until about a month ago. I have monitor speakers sat on heavy target stands, and had always used spikes between stands and speakers, thinking that was best.... 
Pink Floyd - The Wall Sony 2000
Its okay if you are a floyd die hard. I bought the CD and the sonics are very good for a live recording. It is better than the Pulse CD for example which is a much more recent recording. It has good soundstage width and depth, though I find the so... 
Apogee s versus a haircut
Thanks to all above for your advice, and for taking the trouble to respond.Rooze 
Your 5 Fav Rock Concerts
- Milton Keynes UK - 1982 i think....one night only....never to be forgotten (the concert not the date!!)