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Phono preamp tube rolling.
@lowrider57 My experience was good.What kind of tubes did you rolled? Components? plz..outcome on best choose? 
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@tvad Joe mentioned Mullard CV4003 box plate as the best of the rest…. Did you personally tried that tube? 
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@tomwh I don’t understand why you guys so desperately want to analyse some thing,  give a suggestions or answer some questions. It was no questions in my post. I just wanted to hear other people experience and stories rolling phono preamp tubes. A... 
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@lewm it almost certain that you will be certain you hear differences :))))))) that is funny one. In fact I could hear the difference almost right away, however to realize which one is better to my ears take some time. Could be several days.   
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@tvadLot of useful info. Thanks, tvad. I wasn’t familiar with this one.  
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@lowrider57 OK then. Phono preamp is an extension of cart, arm, table. I'm sure you will be asked this question again.Totally agreed with first part of your statement, but no offence, I’m pretty sure I will not ask any questions, cause I like my o... 
Phono preamp tube rolling.
@lowrider57 Sorry, I’m not really interested in suggestions based on my components or system analysis. What is really interested  is other people experience in the topic.  
Tube based phono stage
Rogue Audio Ares Magnum would be an excellent option. Very flexible phono stage with pure tube circuit topology, cinemag "blue label" step up transformers, PRP resistors in critical spots of the signal path, Mundorf Supreme inter-stage coupling ca... 
Parasound Preamp
First look at the picture of inside of that preamp don’t give me any optimism.  
Advice on a streamer
Open Box or used Teac NT-505 totally responds with your requirements. Excellent streamer with capable DAC on board. 
Critical oppositions made using inadequate equipment.
+1 mijostynlive music is not always a gold standard for sound quality. I could remember the shame sound at concert of Pink Martini at Wolf Trap several years ago it was total disaster. However Depeche Mode concert was just glorious in sound.  
Critical oppositions made using inadequate equipment.
@tomwh No, sorry I can’t tell you anything about the plants, this is not my strong side. Let’s live this topic to Darko and chakster :)… however I could tell you about other interesting stuff like beautiful women, swing jazz and surf rock, the gam... 
The Raven Has Landed
MC, what’s biggest points of advantage compared to Melody? I used to have Melody mono blocks about 20 years ago and wasn’t satisfied with them….rolled a lot of different tubes with it but never was able to get rid of some dryness of the sound. 
Critical oppositions made using inadequate equipment.
chakster, the bush around your system is pretty dense. The system is kind a lost in it… i like it a lot and I’m shocked (in a pretty good way) :))). What kind of plants is that? Do you watering them yourself? What kind of water do you use? Tap wat... 
Critical oppositions made using inadequate equipment.
:) No, the purpose of this thread is to be careful and skeptical to strong opinions and suggestions from “gurus” who made their conclusions based on using non relevant equipment.