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    The best sound I have heard was found at Jacob Heilbrunn's house.

    Not trying to stir a argument but, Wow! Dart a niche product? I don't agree with that at all, if Dart is niche so is everything else in your system, please explain more? As far as price, let's face it , most of what we lust for is way overpriced in the audio world. Dart is basically in line...
  2. Doshi Audio V3.0 Tape Stage

    Doshi Audio V3.0 Tape Stage

    From web page: The Doshi Audio V3.0 Tape Stage is a reflection of the resurgence among analog tape and audiophiles’ need for a quality tape preamplifier. This is a fully functioning unit developed for the high-end audiophile and professional audio engineer. The V3.0 tape stage features a...
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    The WBF humor and joke thread.

    WHY WE MISS RODNEY DANGERFIELD: With my old man I got no respect. I asked him, "How can I get my kite in the air?" He told me to run off a cliff. I went to a massage parlor. It was self-service. A girl phoned me and said, 'Come on over. There's nobody home.' I went over. Nobody was home! A...
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    Finally I have my own NHB-18NS (plus my 108)

    Congratulations on your darTZeel combo! I have enjoyed the darTZeel products for many years & have no desire to change. If I may input a couple of future recommendations: 1. Upgrade to the newer preamp , major upgrade especially to the phono section, xlr inputs, & batteries! 2. Look into the...
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    Rio 2016 Olympics - next Summer Olympic Games in Brazil

    NorthStar, Thank you for sharing, great reads, vids, & pics! I love the Olympics & watched as much as I could but IMHO NBC does a horrendous job in their coverage! What a joke! Thank God I was able to watch some events on another channel.
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    Analogy Records Sells Only Master Tapes

    My question would be how many other so called companies & persons are doing the exact same thing ?
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    New tape pre-amp king!!

    Excellent Nick,:):D:cool:
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    The New NHB-18NS' Have Landed!

    Jonathan, I've only had the new NHB-18NS in my system for a week now but I'm so impressed with the improvements that I'm compelled to let er rip. The original was & is awesome in it's own right but Herve' has taken the new NHB-18NS to new levels, there is no denying this. Lower noise floor...
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    New NHB 18NS

    I HOPE these rumors are Correct!!!! Waiting patiently!
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    Need help picking $30k speakers

    I would have to agree with rockitman as well. There are many a great speaker to choose from in this price range ( used ) if you can find them. I would throw the Evolution Acoustics MM2 & 3's in the mix for sure. IMHO better than some already mentioned.
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    Doshi V3.0 Tape Preamp

    Also own one as well & echo Steve with matched ERCC801's. More macro & micro detail. Great bass control. Not to knock the other tape pre's but the Doshi fits my system.
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    Doshi V3.0 Tape Preamp

    You're in for a real treat! Please post your impressions.
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    BB King passes... we have lost another!

    RIP BB King. If your a true Music Lover, a good question is: Who doesn't have a BB King LP in their collection? He will be greatly missed, May God Bless...
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    OpenReelRecords : new title on the market ...

    Anyone into tape, these are a must! Excellent all the way around... from recording, music, to package, & shipping. FIRST CLASS! Well done,:D Thank You, Gary
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    Lamps For Turntables

    HI Christian, Koncept make these to attach to a rack or wall. Just go to their web page & do a search. I have mine attached to my SRA rack with no problem. My others are floor standers like Mike's with wood blocks I made for stability on my carpet.
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    Lamps For Turntables

    Hi Mike, Ditto on the Koncept Lamps / i-towers, 1 one for the TT (red), 2 for the tape decks, (black floor standers ), & one for the chair. Best lamps I have come across.
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    bravo to UltraAnalog Recordings

    I received my sampler from UltraAnalog Recordings last week & finally had a chance to have a listen. This was my first purchase from UltraAnalog & I have to tell you that I was very impressed. I'm just a relative newbie to the classical genre but found the music to be excellent. I most...
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    My new firewood processor for cutting and splitting wood !

    Here is true speed & efficiency!!!!!
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    How big is your room? W' x L' x H'

    Dre, the room is much different & improved since your last visit. As you already know there has been some equipment upgrades as well. Self built Dedicated Media room 22.5' x 33.5' x 8', room built within a room, 2 x 4 construction, mass loaded vinyl attached to wall studs/ ceiling/ & floors...
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    bravo to UltraAnalog Recordings

    First time buyer! Ordered the sampler No.1 Thank You, Gary
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    American Sniper

    This may help your perception... ( Marine’s Response to Critics of ‘American Sniper’ Is 1,851 Words. It’s Worth It to Read Each One. ) American Sniper: The Voice of Veterans 01/26/2015 Featured, Uncategorized 284 “This city is haunted by ghosts from broken homes.“ -Alexisonfire...
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    Reference tapemachine

    ATR102 / Aria & Studer A820 / Doshi , my work horses
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    Reference tapemachine

    I don't know if I totally agree with the ( Sterile ) statement on the ATR102! I'm able to switch back & forth between the stock electronics & the Aria, I find the Aria adds a bit more life to the recordings. The stock electronics are very good as well. By no means would I degrade either as we...
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    1/2 inch Studer bliss

    ( AS I STATED) Instead of us debating or (ATTACKING) which deck sounds the best, we should maybe channel our energy to push for more source material in the tape domain! I have heard the UHA many times in show & a home setup, wonderful tape deck & Greg should be applauded for pushing the...
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    1/2 inch Studer bliss

    Hi Christian, After 10 years of Re-Entering the tape trail I would have to agree with the post above ( Mike, Jonathan, Microstrip, & Jdza ) concerning performance / sound differences.... Everything makes a difference! The more resolving your system is the more you will pick up on these...
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    1/2 inch Studer bliss

    +1 Mike, I couldn't agree more both on the 1/2" tape & our Man Ki!
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    Evolution Acoustics Lauches MMExact Lineup Of Loudspeakers

    Hi Audioman, Thank you for the Compliments.

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