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Customer Comments -

Kevin, I received the BAT VK-33SE yesterday and took it home and put it in my system last night. The preamp was beautifully packaged and appeared to be brand new. I was unaware a remote would come with it, and I thank you for including it. Do I owe you money for the remote? Please advise. A funny thing . . . After I very carefully hooked up the preamp and set it to work, I instantly noticed the sound which should have been coming out of the left speaker was coming out of the right and vice-versa. This perplexed...

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Hey Kevin It has been about three years since my purchase of a PrimaLuna Dialogue integrated amp, Dynavector XX-2 and Dynavector SUP-200 from you. Although I don't listen to my system as much as I would like, every time I do get the chance I am thoroughly delighted. I love that amp and that cartridge (although the XX-2 was pretty finicky when it came to alignment). All to often we only follow up with a company when we are unhappy with them. I just wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that I am still extremely happy with...

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Tube Hunting Trips -

Just... act... normal...   Aboard the Star Ferry that goes from Kowloon Bay to Central Hong Kong. It only costs about 30 cents for a one-way trip, and it's a lot of fun.   I could not buy a camera with a wide-angle lens big enough to capture this city in one shot. It is beyond huge... you'd think it must be a drawing or back drop for a movie.   This is outside of the main area of town, in one of the smaller, more typical neighborhoods. I would guess this guy has been sewing here for 50 years...

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HiFi Amusement -

Downtown Monterey after dinner. From the left: Margaret, Byron, Jefferey, Jennifer, and yours truly. Jennifer likes to poke fun at me. My car's plate says “TUBEGUY” so she started calling it “TUBEGAY”. So on a website where we gather I took this photo:   and made this one: So watch it when you mess with me. I have Jared and Photoshop. PS... I'm not anti-gay.   A Ferrari Lusso. One of my favs at the Concorso on Friday.   Keith Martin of Sports Car Market... my fave magazine.   You'll often see this guy at the Saturday Historics at Laguna...

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Concerts & Stars -

The girls that answer the phone, keep my books straight, and keep me from jumping out a window, Mariangela & Sophie.   Me and EveAnna Manley at the show. EveAnna once again flashing some kind of tube gang signal. Not sure what it means.   This dude grabbed my girls and started telling them they were the most beautiful girls at the show... Later we found out that Pepsi cup was full of vodka.   Under normal circumstances, these girls would probably be flipping me the bird behind my back, but they knew there was a camera so they behaved......

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