2 channel enthusiast

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  1. AudioThesis

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    Hello everyone,

    My name is Skip and I am an avid 2 channel enthusiast in the Dallas area. While I do enjoy movies, I found myself enjoying music more and focused more on that aspect of my journey. My username is actually my business name, but to be clear, I am a hobbyist first and dealer second. I have also founded an audio society in this area (Audiophiles of North Texas - find us on facebook) with the focus on the connections, not the business or the gear.

    Anyways, my systems now are made up of gear that I import from Italy: Rosso Fiorentino, MastersounD, and North Star Design. I have an Epson 8100 upstairs and a Sony XBR-75X940C downstairs. Most of my movie time is streamed from Netflix because when it comes time to get serious, I always find myself going back to music.

    I will probably keep my conversations in the 2 channel section as I respect the HT enthusiasts, but have nothing in the way of advice to give.

    Cheers,

    Skip
     
  2. Sonnie

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    Hi Skip... lovin' on two-channel more and more myself... only a few movies here and there.

    Welcome to AV NIRVANA ... glad to have you here and glad to have some support for two-channel in the house. :T
     
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    Nice to have you, Skip – welcome to the Forum!

    Regards,
    Wayne
     
  4. AudioThesis

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    Thanks gentlemen. Wayne, how is Katy doing now? I haven't been to Houston since Harvey but have had multiple family members affected.
     
  5. Matthew J Poes

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    AHHHH! Skip so sorry. I checked earlier to see if you had introduced yourself and didn’t realIze. Anyway, welcome! This is cool that you already know people here.

    For everyone else, I met Skip for the first time at the GTG I posted about. While it was an overall great event, the most enjoyment I had was sitting with Skip listening to the system he brought and talking about music. I now consider Skip an audio friend and hope to have more opportunities to listen to some great tunes with him. Even if we do disagree on Jolene.
     
  6. AudioThesis

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    Jolene needs to find a hiccup in the system and disappear from Pentatonix's catalog forever. I was prepared to like that one and hated it. I was prepared to hate Bohemian Rhapsody and loved it.

    Everyone has a misstep once in a while. Jolene was theirs.
     
  7. Matthew J Poes

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    Bohemian Rhapsody is really good. I liked their vocalization of the lead guitar. They did Brian May proud.
     
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    Hello Skip and welcome to the forum :wave:
     
  9. Todd Anderson

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    Hey Skip, welcome! While I'm more of a theater enthusiast, I'll give you a pass :redgrin:. I jest, of course. Glad you decided to join our site! See you on the forum!
     
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    Welcome aboard Skip!

    Enjoy your stay with us
     
  11. AudioThesis

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    Don't worry Todd. I don't blame you for your faults. ;) It's a hobby after all - there are many ways to skin this cat.
     
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    Welcome aboard Skip, glad to have you with us.
     
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    Welcome Skip, always nice to have another enthusiast on board! I'm sure you'll find plenty to talk about with us 2 channel guys. Looking forward to reading your posts!
     
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    Hi Skip loved your two channel setup at my GTG meet in Plainfield Il. It was nice meeting you and hearing your equipment.
    Mike
     
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  16. AudioThesis

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    Hey Mike! I loved that you were able to host. That was such an experience for me and I still think about it. I've since added a pair of 'lowly' 12" Polk DSW subs to my living room system where we watch movies but I haven't had a chance to test them yet.
     
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    This is how it starts. Next thing you know you will have four 24" subs and wonder where it all went wrong.
     
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    Welcome to AV NIRVANA, Skip. 2 channel rules in my house, as well.
     
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    Excellent Dennis. I'll share some of my 2 channel gear with you then...

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    More pictures might be coming up soon.
     
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    Very cool pics skip.

    You should consider doing this up as a showcase!
     
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    Welcome to AV NIRVANA, Skip.
     
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    :T As of a few weeks ago I became the Dallas dealer for them. I've been impressed thus far, especially with the 30.2. That is a fine speaker that can work extremely well in almost any given situation. I still need to get more time on them all before I pass final judgment, but first impressions are definitely positive.
     
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    Indeed. Have enjoyed the Harbeth sound every time I have heard it.
     

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