Bonzo, I often have a few more drinks and want a lot more volume, please, can you talk a little more about the combination of Luxman and Tannoy?
My idea is the L509X! (120W pc)
This was with 590 (30w), older model.
Previously I compared the Vitus SIA 25 to the Luxman 509 on a three way horn built by a big Italian dealer Gian introduced me to in Pescara, where I preferred the lux. But in the same shop, on the Canterbury, the Vitus did much better than the Luxman due to better drive. The Canterbury really roared with the Vitus while it seemed loosy goosy with the Luxman. That said, the golds are much easier to drive.
They are extremely meaty, very nice midrange tone, coherence, guitar. With the Luxman I don't get the piano or the nuances that I get at Tom with his silvercore on the HPD 315a.
With the kronzilla you could get more bass and fireworks compared to the Silvercore but lose out on the tonal differences of classical. Kronzilla might have been better than the Luxman on the golds but never compared.