Originally Posted by ronesp
rno63, Dave or whoever you are: "All this tells me is that you won't be buying any audio equipment then". How do you come to this conclusion or some of the others you've made here like if you read a good review don't we want to go out and buy it? As Kshep just replied, most members on this site prefer to audition equipment before we make a purchase. After 17 pages I have to wonder why you're still posting here trying to convince us to to give TUC a try, and failing miserably at it. You obviously have something to gain from this, be it a free or reduced cost "mod"
Why can't you just flip the lid and post some pics? I know pics mean nothing to you because it just sounds better but to us, who you're trying to convince it would go a long way. I know you're sworn to the secret society of TUC but Jeez man, it is your equipment.
And why would you even reference classba when he calls the guy a dame thief (or a damn thief, or a dame who's a thief, I don't know, whatever he meant). And whoever provided the link to AudioKarma I think it was and to Vincent, the guy with all the MacIntosh equip, reading thru the entire post he states he only noticed a slight improvement and wishes he never had it done. Great endorsement!
To you comparing a stock unit to an upgraded one, seeing measurements or doing blind tests are meaningless. Yet TUC "maintains a wide variety of ultra high end models" which I would have to assume they use to compare to the mod unit. Why else have them? But I know, the mod just sounds better so you don't have to do it.
Measurements? "We measure, record and quantify the performance of the stock unit...We employ both measurement equipment and recording equipment to record and quantify (he likes that word) each units stock performance prior to any work being done". With an advanced recording system no less. "We quantify the units performance both in its stock oem condition and just prior to shipping it back to the customer". "The measured and perceived performance of a digital component goes up in most cases well over $40,000 in terms of retail pricing'. Why isn't the customer provided with a copy of these measured improvements? Do they really exist? I know measurements are worthless because after all, it just sounds better. Just show us!
Blind tests? Well TUC believes in them as "TUC employs double blind multi partcipant AB listening sessions". But I know, the standard answer, it just sounds better.
What's up with the recorded phone calls? Unless you're afraid of future litigation theres no purpose in doing this. I hope he's letting the party know he's recording the conversation as in my state and in others both parties have to consent. And asking for details of the upgrade is essentially stealing. What?? Are we to blindly send him $1000-$1500 and have no accounting of what is to be done or even after it is done? Child please!
He also states that "wiring comprised of highly advanced high purity tightly wound silver/copper teflon and only
available by advanced military contractors" is used. So how did he acquire this. Is he a military contractor then? Or is a military contractor supplying this wiring to him? Is he or a contractor using parts paid for by the military for personal gain? Should the government be notified?
My highlight and hopefully I got the quotes correct. I've been watching football all day (the Bucs, ugh) and obviously that involves lots of liquor.
And whats up with the only picture of a customer on the website is that of a father? (no offense father). I presume he was ordained in the traditional sense but this is strictly an attempt to add legitimacy. I mean how can we not trust the word of a religious man.
If a thread was started polling forum members asking yes or no:
a) Would you have a piece of equipment modified by TUC or
b) No thank you, I don't feel like getting TUCed
I think we both know what the overwhelming response would be.