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Old 05-18-2022, 11:35 AM
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Buck, what about buying a new one, wait until it arrives, send the old one in for upgrade, then sell it? This sounds like a tremendous upgrade, well worth the money. The issue is the anxiety caused by system down time, which is totally unknown. And who wants to listen with an inferior amp. Put the minimum down payment down required by the dealer for the new amp. It truly is a beautiful piece.

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Charles, not a bad idea, wonder what the turnaround time is for a new one? I bet it's out there as well, I can't imagine they have MxVs just sitting around waiting for dealer orders but I could be wrong. The real issue is trying to not spend money on audio gear right now.....trying to behave myself.

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Old 05-18-2022, 10:31 PM
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Charles, not a bad idea, wonder what the turnaround time is for a new one? I bet it's out there as well, I can't imagine they have MxVs just sitting around waiting for dealer orders but I could be wrong. The real issue is trying to not spend money on audio gear right now.....trying to behave myself.

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Buck, in a year you probably would make money if you did this. Having upgraded MxV's in unopened factory boxes puts you in the driver's seat, as you can ship them out immediately. I realize that you would be out some funds for a short period of time, but I would find the down time unacceptable. I have decided to keep my 1.25's just in case I have a tube failure with my new 3500's to prevent down time. I had a good offer but decided against it.

In today's world, who knows when you will ever see the unit within a reasonable length of time, making upgrades very difficult. I think manufacturers must guarantee the upgrade time to make it feasible or the dealer must provide a demo.

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