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Gary_H.
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #60 - 05/01/06 at 14:46:38
 
Lon,

Though it is brief time, welcome home.  :)

Gary
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playntheblues
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #61 - 05/01/06 at 16:17:20
 
Welcome home Lon
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Lon
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #62 - 05/01/06 at 20:46:02
 
Thanks!  I'm managing a full day at the office and then. . . back to Houston in the morning.
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Corey
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #63 - 05/01/06 at 20:51:09
 
Great to hear from you Lon!   Smiley
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Lon
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #64 - 08/06/06 at 17:34:45
 
Well, I've been at home now for two weeks, leave for Houston again on Wednesday morning.

It has been so wonderful to be here with my Radials and Monoblocks and DEC685.  Yes, the laptop/powered speakers I have in Houston sound better than I expected they would and are doing a job of keeping me from collapsing from sonic deprivation. . . but this system here is just mesmerizing sometimes.  Listening to Jacques Morelenbaum's cello right now, the system has been on and spinning since Friday night. . . man oh man!
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Lon
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #65 - 12/25/06 at 12:55:31
 
Well, I'm reporting a changed system.  We're home til the second half of February.  My wife allowed me to move the Decware/Mapleshade/PS Audio rig into the living room/dining room, and I set it up yesterday.

Wow.  I haven't quite got the tonality the way I want it yet, but man, the dynamics!  I know I had enjoyed dynamics in my listening room, near field, but. . . it's just so much better in this larger room.  

I'll be tweaking for weeks but I'm enjoying the sound a lot and the freedom from the near field situation.  It's a bit bass shy and  bright, but again. . . the dynamics are excellent, and you can hear straight through the midrange, no clutter at all.

These RL2s are just da schitte!
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #66 - 12/25/06 at 13:23:55
 
changeing rooms is going to change everything, it will take time to adjust properly and fully appreciate what the difference in sq feet is actually doing.  

nice of your wife to 'allow' it ? ???

i love cello music.

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Lon
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #67 - 12/25/06 at 16:32:20
 
Wow, I haven't seen that much miscogynism in one place for a while! Not since Match was around.

Angry Sad ??? Tongue

Yes, my wife "allowed" it. I asked her permission because it's a shared space.  We have a three bedroom house, a master bedroom, and we each have a room for ourselves.  My system had been in my room which I made into a listening room, but I got tired of the near field set up.

There are some things better in the other room, some things better in this room.  I'm finetuning and moving the speakers around.

Merry solstice festival!
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Lon
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Re: Radials and EL34 Monoblocks, some impressions
Reply #68 - 12/25/06 at 16:35:15
 
PS:  I put my 15 year old 20" Sony Trinitron on top of Mapleshade Triple Points on the top shelf of my Mapleshade Samson rack and it never ever looked better!
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