Have you ever bought a bit of kit simply because you always wanted it but couldn't afford it way back when?
When I were a young man the the amps of my wildest fantasy were these: Audio Innovations Second Audio monoblocks. They cost three grand (and that was twenty years ago), which was a ludicrous sum for a spotty ex-stoodent going through an extended slacker phase. Might as well have been three million - it was never going to happen.
Well, it has now!
I do intend to write copious notes on how jawdroppingly, gobsmackingly awesome these amps are, but for the time being, all I can say is .
A big thumbs up for Simon at 2ndhandhifi for being his usual excellent self - he was kind enough to lend me a starter preamp to get me up and running.
Thanks to Guy, too - loads of useful info and advice, as per usual .
I am only a decent valve or passive preamp away from the end now (but am broke, so it will have to wait).
More to follow - and yes, there will be pictures, but not until I have dusted the rack. I don't want my fellow wammers to think I don't know how to use a duster....