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  1. Hayward, sorry if I offended. I didn't mean to. As I said in my post : "There were other good rooms and some I didn't like (but to each their own taste). But all exhibitors deserve praise, as well as the professional organization. " And I also recognize the enormous and non trivial effort of building that system In the end it all comes down to personal taste, but in the interest of the Wam, I will refrain in future from critical comments.
  2. Geoff, unfortunately I stayed too short to hear lots of music but did pick up on Jon Martyn (one bell I believe) whom I had never heard of before. Excellent. I see you also have 104''s (KEF I presume). Another speaker I liked at the show. To me it seems wide baffle large diameter bass speakers are more dynamic and have more meat on the bones than narrow (multiple) small bass anorexic high floor standers.
  3. First time at Scalford, not my last. General impressions: Everybody I met very friendly. No exhibitor refused to play my left field music. Size, cost, price and age of system has no correlation to quality. Managed to see/hear almost all rooms, would have liked to return to some for more in depth hearing. My biases: pefer vinyl but accept good digital, scale and dynamics important, more so than soundstaging/imaging. Push pull valves and class a transistor, but also good class ab transistor if not harsh. My faves: Gun room with heavily tweaked old Urei studio speakers: Scale and dynamics galo
  4. This is my first post on this forum, so be kind. I made the trek to Scalford Sunday morning, arriving just after opening. Friendly people at entrance. After i looked at the program and asked for directions, they patiently explained the rabbit warren that is Scalford. In fact all people I met were friendly. Not a single exhibitor refused to play my left field music. All I had to do was to ask if they took requests and the answer was always yes. The variety on show was extraordinary. I managed to visit almost all rooms but it would have been great to return to some for more insight, unfortun
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