Responses from schmitty1

Axpona 2023
I found these little boxes to be the best I heard at the show. And a great value for the money especially if you’re looking to simplify your system. Seemed like this year the hi-end audio was a bit lackluster. I also found some of the factory reps... 
Hi-Fi Tuning Fuse Holder
Where does it end? What about the connection at the panel , meter fitting , service cable , utility transformer. Getting crazy   
Does Anyone Else Member the Golden Age of Audio Insults and Product Degradation?
Ken wood but I wouldn’t  Zenith the quality goes in. Then we take it out before we sell it   the good old days  
What were the radio stations of your youth that helped you on your music/audio journey?
Chicago in the70’s was awesome (and the 90’s)WXRT still a good station have listened since their beginning TRIAD RADIO part time at night. Huge influence on my tasteTHE FOX WJKL ELGIN. great station very low power signal. In the 90’S THE BEAR. Did... 
Advice on a streamer
First do you like the sound of your marantz. If so use it’s DAC. It has inputs just for that purpose. I have the node 2i and I connected it to my audiolab DAC sounds great. Get yourself a good streaming service and enjoy the music.  
New Bluesound Node – First Impressions
I have a node 2i and enjoy the entry level streamer. I did however connect the digital output via digital coax cable to my CD player digital input. The CD player has a Saber DAC and the sound is great. Big difference from the node DAC. Stream Tida... 
Favorite Guitar Solo
Don’t forget Bill Nelson from. Bebop Deluxecrying to the sky. On the sunburst finish. A emotional solo inspired by him going through a divorce at the time of the recording 
Interesting thought
I would not put esoteric audio in the bar just a better sound system that my entice a younger crowd into the possibility of good sounding audio.  Just like the listening bars that dill mentioned ( I was not aware of ). I agree it is a niche thing ... 
What Is The Most Romantic Song That You Have Ever Listen To?
Don’t forget George Harrison’s Something  
Dedicated AC line - Contractor wants to use BX instead of romex
WOW I am a recently retired electrician (35 years) and what needs to be said here is we need to be careful of your opinions when you don’t have the knowledge. This could be dangerous to life and property. Sometimes the local codes are contrary to ... 
Frank Zappa.  Inca roads 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
I’m sorry to list more than one but I could not stop. Did all I could to stop here. These are musically and sonically great albums. Strawbs Hero and HeroinWarren Zevon Warren Zevon BeBop Deluxe Sunburst finishCamel Moonmadness10CC Bloody TourstCra... 
Best debut album
The question was what is your favorite.  
Wow an old album that rocked your world
I am so please with the response on this thread. We audiophiles not only know the sound but the music as well. All great choices  
Wow an old album that rocked your world
All awesome examples of music only a few I am unfamiliar with. Shows we all know the music as well as how it should be listened to. I forgot about Crack the Sky. Gonna spin that one next. Totally agree on why they were never more popular. Happy li...