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my 7 year old twin boy would say, the only way that's gonna happen is getting pulled by a bowtie!
lol

Guessing he will be picking up the new ford gt?
Nope... he had 0 interest in the 05' and none for the new one. He would rather have three fast cars then one exotic.

His 03' is a race car... only see's the track. He road races it around the country about 6-10 times a year. He goes through a set of tires/brakes each weekend he goes out.

Fun stuff.

either way.... "An audio nut, my uncle is. Yes, hmmm."
 

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So what kind of stereo equipment does he have in them? Would have to get pretty loud to overcome those engines by the look of em!
 

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nope. Roll em down and listen to the pipes!
exactly...

although he wears ear plugs when driving all three because they are too loud. He wears ear plugs all the time actually. We both work in the petrochemical industry where ear plugs are pretty much standard so it's something we are use to.

anything like mowing, trimming, racing etc... he has plugs in.

only time he cares about music is in his room... driving is just news .
 

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Well I had to make an emergency trip to Indiana last week for a funeral and stopped at my Uncles for some more demo. That system is just unbelievable... so unbelievable.

I took a few quick snaphsots with my phone. Here they be:
 

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Those diffusers look mathematically accurate. Are they DIY? My favorite pic is the second from the bottom. Is that a vintage Pioneer spring reverb unit in the lower right?
I'm sure it is. He has 17 vintage tuners for sure all from the 60s-mid 70s. He's a collector and is constantly upgrading the caps and other parts to bring life to them. His system plays 24/7 when on the solid state gear but he does shut it off for the tube stuff to preserve hours.

When I was up there last week I listened to his apogee's with the Krell 350 monoblocks. He has some 12 layers of isolation under his turntable which includes the custom 4" thick maple shelve he made. All the maple blocks he made except for the ones under the krells those are from mapleshade.

The diffusers right above speakers are the RPG skyline there are 18 of them and he bought them when they were made back in the mid 90s at a dealer cost of 75/ea. now they are alot more. The boards that run along the ceiling/wall are a mimic of the RPG flutter free product and he made those himself using 2x6 material. He says the baskets work good and are cheap just goto any hobby store or he bought his from Pier 1 imports for around 10/ea. The diffusers on the left/right of each octa window are little mini rpgs that were from an audio show he got for 50ea and the center rpg 2d was another one he got at an audio show for cheap.

I really should of got a shot of the other side of the rack.... there are a thousand cords it's crazy. He even has two splitter banks for his FM antenna on his roof (he has two antennas) so all the tuners can share.
 

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Now I am mad Talley, you came into my state and did not tell me ?? We at least needed to have a drink and say hi. You need to be punished now.

Besides that outside area looks like the fairgrounds near me
 

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Now I am mad Talley, you came into my state and did not tell me ?? We at least needed to have a drink and say hi. You need to be punished now.

Besides that outside area looks like the fairgrounds near me
HA... well we went through texarkana to memphis and came up 57 through Ill. which is the quickest route for us. 15hrs and 22min to de monte where my sister is.
 

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HA... well we went through texarkana to memphis and came up 57 through Ill. which is the quickest route for us. 15hrs and 22min to de monte where my sister is.
Ahhh yes De Motte Indiana, very nice place. Well I hope to meet you one day never the less. I do hope you waved as you went by.

:wave:
 

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You think his audio room is nuts... check out his garage. Yes he's a ford nut.

(thats a 900hp 71' torino GT, 700hp 03' cobra and 750hp 07 shelby)

...and vintage tube integrated from the 70s with some kinda of 70s speakers for the garage too lol.
Garage speakers look like vintage Acoustic Research speakers (or Advents)! Seems like uncle has some very expensive hobbies indeed!!!! :D
 

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Garage speakers look like vintage Acoustic Research speakers (or Advents)! Seems like uncle has some very expensive hobbies indeed!!!! :D

Yes they are Advents in his garage.

Went back up there this past week for another vacation and enjoyed some listening. Truly amazing system it is. I also snapped of a photo of his living room TV speakers (Vandersteen 5C Signatures) and also his basement system too.
 

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He is on an average plan so he only pays 365/mo for his light bill.
Only $365 per month... YIKES! We pay an average of $100-$150. $365 a month pays for my car lease.
 
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