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Walnut would be an ideal finish, as my current KEF's are walnut finish and they look gorgeous. Black ash would be a good finish too though.
    
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have you ever listened to Pink Floyd on a great system? There's a reason why you can get SACD and vinyl to this day
I agree 100% While a bit cliche as far as high-fi goes, a pristine LP on a McIntosh MT10, played through a pair of McIntosh MC275, over a pair of B&W Diamonds (or Nautilus if you're lucky enough to find someone with a pair), is pretty damn close to sitting with the artist sitting in the same room. Particularly when you can clearly hear the overtones and undertones of the individual instruments. Oddly enough, this setup will just sound "sorta good" with metal (probably not edgy enough for most tastes), and who the hell listens to screamo anyway??!
Edited by grossebeaver - 3/17/09 at 11:29am
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Add me to the club...

Analogue: Alesis Point seven's
Digital: Genelec 2029 BL-Y

Both studio monitors connected to my yamaha digital mixer (DM 9-16)
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now with that said get what ever speakers you want because if you want to like the speakers you will
Bingo.
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I agree 100% While a bit cliche as far as high-fi goes, a pristine LP on a McIntosh MT10, played through a pair of McIntosh MC275, over a pair of B&W Diamonds (or Nautilus if you're lucky enough to find someone with a pair), is pretty damn close to sitting with the artist sitting in the same room. Particularly when you can clearly hear the overtones and undertones of the individual instruments. Oddly enough, this setup will just sound "sorta good" with metal (probably not edgy enough for most tastes), and who the hell listens to screamo anyway??!
one must not be narrow minded with their music yes I do listen to screamo and just about everything else
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one must not be narrow minded with their music yes I do listen to screamo and just about everything else
did you sort your speakers?
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I listen to all kinds of music too... I listen to lots of classical, jazz and rock... but also country, electronic... and Drop Kick Murphies are playing right now!!!!

My wife is complaining because she just filled her iPod Touch in the other room! I've trained her well!
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I listen to all kinds of music too... I listen to lots of classical, jazz and rock... but also country, electronic... and Drop Kick Murphies are playing right now!!!!

My wife is complaining because she just filled her iPod Touch in the other room! I've trained her well!
My iTouch is nearing fullness now too :[ I won't go below 256 AAC though.

Contemplating buying an iPod Classic 120GB. If only the Wadia iPod transport had an anywhere near sensible price....
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did you sort your speakers?
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the connection on the back plate is good.
the drivers are glued in and I really don't want to take a knife to them to check their wires
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I will be upgrading again in the near future, but my current setup is a Sony 6.1 head unit 100w per channel; Pair of RCA floor speakers (12" woofers, 6" mid and 1" tweets) got em at RadioCrap a few years back for a decent price; Polk Audio Center channel; Bose dual cubes for surround; Dual (bridged) Marantz MA500 monoblock amps for sub, connected to a Premier 12" sub in a custom box. Computer is connected via optical digi cable.
My previous setup was a Denon 2808;(same)polk audio center channel;pair bose 301's in front, dual cubes in back;(same)sub setup.
Sold the 2808 and the 301's when me and my ex split so I could move (and so she wouldnt get them).

My future setup..
Denon 3808(maybe 4808) unit
Polk Audio Center Channel
Front -Pair of Paradigm Studio 80 V2's (if I can find some in good shape), otherwise Paradigm Studio 100s
Surround - probably a pair of Paradigm Studio ADP-590
and I will definitely keep the monoblocks, but do not know if I am going to switch sub.
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