Responses from shawn3997

Tube amplifier upgrade suggestions welcome.
I'd love a Raven but that's out of my budget and I don't see any used models available, unfortunately.You are saying I'd be better off buying a tube integrated than using my m2si as a preamp and buying a tube amplifier to add to it?  I was thinkin... 
Anyone Recently Change to Class D power?
How would you place the performance of the NAD C298 compared to it's most popular AB competition like the Rotel RB-1582 or Parasound A23+?  
Tube amplifier upgrade suggestions welcome.
Upon study, it seems I am looking for something like a First Watt amp but you don't see them for sale very often and not at my price level.  I had a Linn LK280 some years ago and that was a great amp but it ran so hot it burned the boards which is... 
Tube amplifier upgrade suggestions welcome.
Would you consider a used Raven Nighthawk integrated to be a better move than buying, say, the Parasound A23+ new and using my m2si as a preamp?  This is kind of where I'm at decision-wise.  I ask this particularly as I have (supposedly) very high... 
Tekton 4-10 Subwoofer
I just replaced a pair of Monitor Audio Bronze 2's with a pair of Lore Be's.  I'm shocked at how much better they are.  These embarrass the MA's.  Clarity, separation, soundstage, bass, fun...  These are fun speakers.If I were working for Monitor ... 
Tekton Design Moab
Is anyone else waiting a long time for their Tektons?  I ordered a pair of Lores at the end of April and I'm still waiting for them to ship. 
How many speaker companies?
If you just take the ones in the US and Europe, I'd guess it's easily over 100.  I seem to hear of a new company (to me) every third day and I'm not looking for them, just reading forums. 
Tekton Electron Be
Mil-spec stuff is rated to work in harsh environments like extreme heat, vibration, radiation, etc.  Not really applicable to home audio but it sounds good.