McIntosh MC452, $4,450 on Audiogon
Wilson Audio Sophia 3, $7,995 on Audiogon
Mcintosh D-150, $2,000 on Audiogon
Wireworld Equinox 8 speaker wire, $580 for 2m pair
Schiit Audio Freya, $500 on Audiogon
If over $15 grand (not including shipping, etc.) is considered a "tight budget", then I'd love to see and hear what you consider cost no object!
Lovely system, regardless. :)