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ironbut last won the day on November 5 2011

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About ironbut

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  • Birthday 09/28/1954

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  • Location
    silicon valley
  • Headphones
    AD2000, Jades, HD800,DT990
  • Headphone Amps
    Zana Deux, homebrew es amp, Bottlehead Crack
  • Sources
    Metric Halo ULN-2 (mods), Vpi Aires/dynavector xx2mkll9/Stephens and Billings S/U trans., Technics RS1500 heavy mods/Bottlehead Tube Repro/Pavlov's dolby, Sony SCD 777es Kern mods
  • Other Audio Gear
    CAT Ultimate preamp, Conrad Johnson Premeir 140, Magnepan 1.6qr crossover mods
  1. Happy very belated Birthday Peter! Sounds like you had an excellent day and I hope the year is just as good.
  2. Speaker Porn

    Looks great! Your room treatments look pretty textbook. They also seem to blend in with your decor!
  3. Sound City reopens!

    I hope most of us have seen the doc of Sound City if not, shame on you! Well, I guess I'm a little biased when it comes to the golden age of recording studios and the like. The good news is that they've cleaned and preened the old place and it's now open for business once again! Complete with a full compliment of Ampex and 3M tape machines and a legendary Helios console. Check it out! https://www.soundcitystudios.com/
  4. Happy Birthday Iron_Dreamer!

    Happy Birthday Peter!
  5. Happy Birthday CarlSeibert!

    Happy Birthday Carl! Have a great day.
  6. Happy Birthday acid basement!

    Happy Birthday!
  7. Happy Birthday Vicki!

    Happy Birthday Vicki! Now, one of you So Fl guys go pound on her door and tell her to say hello sometimes!
  8. New Magnepan 30.7!

    Wow! I might just have to visit a show to hear those when they get into the wild. I was one of those folks who fell in love with the 3 panel Tympani's along with a pair of Janus subs, and Audio Research electronics (including crossovers). They were playing "The King James Version" Harry James on Sheffield direct to disk at Garland Audio in San Jose. It ruined me!
  9. And now what did you do TODAY?

    One of the reports I read said there were wind gusts up to 75 mph! I was shocked that a major metro area like Santa Rosa could be affected by a forest fire until I read that. Wind like that overcomes normal fire breaks like freeways and sparsely forested neighborhoods. It also makes firefighters jobs impossible.
  10. And now what did you do TODAY?

    I've been watching the news briefs on the fire. Very scary stuff! Santa Rosa- looks like some of the neighborhoods are evacuated. Be safe!
  11. RIP some fuck or another

    What a terrible loss for the world of rock. I loved everything they guy did including the way he drove the record suits crazy! RIP Tom Petty
  12. Happy Birthday elnero

    Happy Belated Birthday!
  13. Audiophile Chairs

    Headrests like that can make a significant difference in the sound. For a mild demonstration, listen normally than fold your hands behind your head like they often show in "dad's relaxing" pictures. To me it sounds a little like having some room treatments (maybe reducing some early reflections?). So, just because it changes the sound doesn't mean that's a bad thing. For casual listening, it's obviously up to you.
  14. Happy Birthday Steve!

    Thanks guys! Had kind of a busy one this year but Eugene is treating me great! I always consider my weekend in Monterey to be my celebration and it was a hum dinger this year.
  15. Happy Birthday Wayne!

    Happy Birthday brother Wayne! 55 ain't so bad. 63 makes it look like a cakewalk.