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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    "At the Newport Jazz Festival in 1955, Davis performed the song "'Round Midnight" as part of an all-star jam session, with the song's composer Thelonious Monk, along with Connie Kay and Percy Heath...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    Not a bad way to start the week.

    1961 recording of the quintet for the Moodsville label. Rudy Van Gelder recording.

    Coleman Hawkins - tenor saxophone
    Ronnell Bright - piano
    Kenny Burrell -...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    Amazing album. So much soul on this Riverside label recording. Chet playing trumpet with alto flautist Herbie Mann, baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, pianist Bill Evans, guitarist Kenny Burrell,...
  4. Re: Does size matter? Capacitors - few big vs many smaller

    Krell KSA-50S. Look at that "testicular fortitude" for a 50w amp Class A amp. :D

    Solid-state stereo power amplifier. Specified output power: 50W into 8 ohms (17dBW), doubles with each halving of...
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    Mark Levinson legendary ML2 monoblocks. A 25w into 8 and 50w into 4 Class A amps. How much capacitance could it possibly need? Back in those days, nothing but the best would do. Sprague Nippon, very...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    A fantastic Sunday morning listen. Heck, every morning is better with Oscar Peterson and Ben Webster! :)

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51p1jcXvvsL.jpg
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    By the way, the big capacitors do take some time to charge, it is not an instantaneous process and one can clearly see that in this video on the voltmeter. One can also appreciate the instantaneous...
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    It's not a very simple question to answer. There are many factors involved and come into play. There are different types of capacitors and they can and do behave differently when it comes to ESR or...
  9. Thread: EV Cars

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    Re: EV Cars

    I'm still patiently waiting for the various "personal flying cars" they have been promising us for the past 30 years... :rolleyes:

    The electric cars still do not solve the one fundamental...
  10. Thread: EV Cars

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    Re: EV Cars

    San Diego-based Aptera has just unveiled a new solar-based three-wheeler it claims doesnít require chargingóbut just happens to have 1,000-mile battery-electric range for good measure.

    The...
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    That makes more sense. Thanks
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    Hmm, not sure. I thought MV Freedom stood for McVie Freedom so I doubt the new owners would rename the boat and keep the MV part?
  13. Review: Cambridge Audio EVO 150 vs EVO 75 All-In-One Player

    Lot's of value in these Cambridge Audio "all-in-one" players. Just add a pair of speakers, a streaming service of choice and enjoy. Review: Cambridge Audio EVO 150 vs EVO 75 All-In-One Player -...
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    By the way, the Nordhavn 43 "MV Freedom" from the video blog I posted above was Fleetwood Mac John McVie's yacht before he upgraded to the N60 "MV Pearl". Pendana: Making The Last Rounds Of Hawaii...
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    Re: Economy and Finance Thread

    Housing prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic, as it seems many people bought new homes. But something else is going on, too: not enough homes are hitting the market.

    A report from real...
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    Oh wow, small world! :D
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    LIVING ABOARD A BOAT: the PROS & CONS of living full-time aboard a 43' trawler! [NORDHAVN 43]


    We're excited to finally have a chat with you about how we're liking life living full-time aboard...
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    I enjoyed this video of a 2008 47 Seabird. This yacht has seen some great adventures in her lifetime and I am sure has plenty more to give the new owners.



    Nordhavn 47 SEABIRD is for sale by...
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    I've been on their list for years so also enjoy the material and videos from time to time. I like the idea of a Trawler or a Lobster boat although I've never owned that style boat. I can see myself...
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    Nordhavn yachts

    Any Nordhavn fans? Iíve always been intrigued by the build quality of these yachts.

    Here is a nice delivery video of the 68 Nordhavn. Anacortes, WA to Ketchikan, AK.

    What a great...
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    Re: Mysterious drones swarm US Destroyers

    Almost every ancient religion and philosophy, has at its core, the illusion of reality.
    2000 years before Stephen Hawking wrote his final paper before his death, Greek Philosopher Plato's "Allegory...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    Interesting compositions and arrangements on this new album from Isfar Sarabski.

    Listening on Qobuz 88.2/24


    https://static.qobuz.com/images/covers/pc/7q/s12yjrw8l7qpc_600.jpg
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    Re: Mysterious drones swarm US Destroyers

    If Black Holes, Holographic Universe theories and thought provoking, fascinating presentations from the brilliant minds are your idea of how to spend an hour, I strongly recommend this Leonard...
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    Re: Mysterious drones swarm US Destroyers

    The famous Stephen Hawking wrote a paper before his death. It states that we are living in a "holographic universe" What we are is a projection from another dimension. In a nutshell, this being a 3D...
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    Re: Mysterious drones swarm US Destroyers

    I don't think we can ever figure out the hierarchy and it will always be beyond our reach. Much like the computer simulation/game characters would never be able to figure out what is outside their...
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