On a tangent, but in the guitar world tube amps are so much more coveted than solid state counterparts. Its funny, because we pay top bucks for the best "distortion". In home audio, we pay huge bucks for the least distortion. I always thought that was so ironic.
M60, VP150, QS8, HSU VTF2-MK 3, Marantz SR8002, Oppo BDP-83SE, 50" Panasonic Plasma