Tag: McIntosh

Dwight P.’s Happy Place

Dwight P.’s Happy Place

This is my happy place!! I purchased and finished the bare birch KlipschHorns myself after my first reenlistment in the Navy in 1983. I chose them over a pair of B&W 801 because they made me experience the music as well as enjoy it. It has taken me all the time since then to get…

Adam Bernstein: “How can you not love this hobby!!!”

Adam Bernstein: “How can you not love this hobby!!!”

SONY TTS-3000 w/PUA-237 tonearm – ATOC9MLSONY ST-5000FWSONY TA-2000SONY TA-3200fReleased in 1968 – the line was designed to compete with McIntosh and MarantzCustom Linn LP12 w/SME 3009 S2 tonearm – Ortofon Quintet Blue – using custom-built step-uptransformerMarantz 112 tunerMarantz 1060 (Fully Refurbished)Marantz Model 16 (Fully Refurbished)Pioneer 5570 (Fully Refurbished)Pioneer SG-9500 (Fully Refurbished)Pioneer PL-530 w/Sumiko RainerTopping DS50…

Kevin Bankston’s System

Kevin Bankston’s System

Built this system over the pandemic before prices blew up. I custom-built the rack to hold everything to match the speakers’ looks but also isolate my pier and beam floor. The metal frame is filled with sand to lower resonate frequencies. Then 2″ butcher block shelves on isolation feet. It’s dead quiet at fill volume.…