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GWSmith

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GWSmith last won the day on November 23

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About GWSmith

  • Birthday 12/20/1952

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    The Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts
  • Interests
    Amateur Radio, Pipe organ technician, Hammond Organs/keyboards - Cooking / wine tasting - riding a motorcycle and digital photography.
  • My System
    In March 2020, the Dynaco-Klipschorn system was sold.

    A new system consisting of a pair of Martin Logan 'Classic' ESL 9 electrostat speakers powered by a Parasound HALO A-21 / 400wpc @4ohms. mated to the Parasound HALO P6 2.1 preamp/DAC connected with Kimber cable balanced interconnects. The DACs are a pair of ESS Saber 32 Reference.

    (New in summer 2017) Marantz SR-6011 AVR, powering a pair of Klipsch Reference Premier 280F towers,
    Reference Premier 240-S bipolar surrounds and Reference Premier 250-C center. All in Cherry finish.

    A vintage pair of Pinnacle Mega Subwoofer 350's in each corner provide the bass for the Klipsch theater system in a 5.2 config. 50" Vizio 'M' Class monitor with 32 LED zones running in 4k for video.

    An Oppo 203 for audio/video is the source for 4k movies and high resolution audio playback.

    For vinyl, a Rega RP-6 turn table with Exact 2 MM cartridge. Color - red.

    For reel to reel playback, a Teac A-6010 deck.

    For Cassette, a vintage Realistic SCT-11 deck.

    The Marantz manages all input sources to it's own preamp, and all is output through ZONE TWO to the Parasound Halo P6 preamp input. Thus making it possible for BOTH systems to play all sources individually or similtanously via simple remote control operation...

    UPDATE! As of August 11, 2020 I added a new pair of Reference Premiere 600-M stand mount speakers for theater use and casual music listening. These are Klipschs' flagship stand mounts and are well viewed and liked throughout the audio community. They were even featured in Stereophile magazine and received a very positive report. Another purchase from my audio guys at Safe And Sound, Chicopee, MA. Brick and Mortar store who is a sponsor of the 'New Record Day' channel on youTube.

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  1. Vibe photo with NEW LED lighting arrangement, colour combo. All for now. Have a good evening everyone. 🌛
  2. Rear artwork, and the adult beverage for the evening 🍷
  3. Good evening friends! Tonight, spinning this over in RTM with a friend who just picked up the BluRay 5.1 version!
  4. I always got a big kick out of his Woodstock performance! Memorable
  5. Hello Paul, I know you are bedding down at this time, however, this spin you have going here is a 'Right This Minute' sync play favorite! I have a MoFi 'Original Master' DSD disc of it, as well as a vinyl copy. Great classic, recording, tunes and talent all in one package!
  6. Hey there Paul, believe or not, I have that on PRE-RECORDED reel to reel !! Sorry to hear about your wife needing a new knee! I think you are both MUCH younger then myself. But, I wish her the best during this time.
  7. Yup, the 'ol P6............sounds so much nicer then with that over priced Exact 2, originally equipped cart! 😥
  8. Here we go...............side TWO......🍷
  9. Thank you Dave! Getting ready to turn the LP over to side two.
  10. Here is a 'vibe' photo from the Hall this evening. Brand new LED spotlighting on the white lambswool grills of the Forte' 4's. Light green on the front wall. Enjoy
  11. Blue vinyl, Blue cartridge, Red table 🍷
  12. ..........can't get more BLUE this this
  13. Good evening Paul and friends. Been a while, looked through a few pages to see what you are all up to! Gave out the likes and such. Meanwhile, spinning this tonight. Bruce Hornsby - Rehab Reunion. This on of a limited, hand signed edtion in BLUE translucent vinyl.
  14. With that, it's good to be hear and offer up some support for all my friends here on Spinnin' ! Have a good evening and I'll check again real soon. Cheers and good night to all. 🍷 🌙
  15. Ok, Side D with a nice purple center label featuring a digital clock with 12:00 on the display.
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