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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    its also the first time on vinyl. Im going to fight the queues tomorrow to get mine along with Kenny Dorham .
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    Re: Rega Planar 10 TAS Review

    what is "mine"?
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    Re: Rega Planar 10 TAS Review

    which $15,000+ 'tables have you reviewed in your system?
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    Re: Magico A5 Review

    the German test linked in this thread also shows the bass bump and treble roll off. despite that they gave it a 15 out of a possible 15 points for neutrality.
  5. Thread: Zellaton

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    Re: Zellaton

    members are being kicked off that site for nothing more than expressing their opinions (innocuous ones, I might add). Cancel culture has reached the audiosphere.
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    Re: What Vinyl Do You Have On The Table?

    The Speakers Corner press is sublime.
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    Re: What Vinyl Do You Have On The Table?

    I received my shipping notice but it hasnt landed here yet, I guess FL is closer to IL than Cali. I have the CBS 1/2 speed from '85 that sounds pretty good, i bought this because I need another hole...
  8. Thread: Attenuators

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    Re: Attenuators

    Let us know how the Rothwell works out. The elephant in the room still remains, the Cary has too much line stage gain. I've owned several ol skool tube preamps when 24db of line stage gain was de...
  9. Thread: Attenuators

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    Re: Attenuators

    Or around 26 ft which ive done before going SE from a CJ tube preamp to a Krell SS amp with no issues. The SLP05 has an output impedance of 400 ohm which is great in your case, as long your ICs are...
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    Re: Attenuators

    The Cary SLP-05's line stage gain drops from 24db balanced to 17db when going single ended, this might be your answer. It might also sound better particularly since the Cary--and probably the Pass as...
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    Re: What "Other" Hobbies Do You Enjoy?

    slope or thermal? I used to live near Torrey Pines Gliderport and flew RC at the north end of the slope. when the wind blew straight in at 20+ knots the lead sleds came out--what a rush!
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    What does "wondering [sic] with no direction whatsoever" mean to you? unless innuendo is normal in your world I would take that as a slight.
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    What direction should he take? Jay seems pretty seasoned to me. I think many audio enthusiasts with his resources would take a similar journey, that's if you're the curious type that likes to...
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    Re: What Vinyl Do You Have On The Table?

    the five LP box goes on sale tomorrow at csny.com. The Deja Vu LP is cut from tape, the demos are mastered from hi res files. ltd to 3500 worldwide.
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    Re: Vivid G1 Spirits with External Crossovers

    Magnificent. I heard the G1 Spirits at a private showing when O'Hanlon was still the rep. They were all that and then some, a bargain for what they sell for.
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    Re: Magico A5 Review

    in the US we have local sales tax depending on the State/city you reside in, for me its 8.75% but its higher when I Import directly from the EU which I've done numerous times. That said, the spread...
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    Re: Urge to upgrade

    said like a spender of other people's money :)
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    Re: Magico A5 Review

    Anyway you dice it the mark-up between US and German list price is 50%. in spite of that, the reviewer found them to be a great speaker.
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    Re: Magico A5 Review

    Wow. thats about 40k USD, does that include VAT?
  20. Re: Changing the Finish/Color of your Equipment

    Id rather clean crusty old records, remove price sticker adhesive, tape/re-glue open seams on LP jackets and find new ways to catalog my music collection before Id consider color-coordinating my...
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    Re: Classe Delta Monos

    I dont want to sound like Debbie Downer but didnt Classe move their entire kit and kaboodle to China? I cant see how these could be produced in Canada at 20k retail, its just about impossible.
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    Re: Brisket

    this happened to me too, and good brisket isn't a cheap cut of meat. I ended up cubing the messed up portion and put it into a slow cooker (crockpot) and made a fantastic chili out of it.
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    Its a good tribute, i got the RSD vinyl.

    However, no tribute would be complete without Judas Priest's cover of The Green Manalishi; played at 11 while hot boxing in friend's '73 Camaro before 1st...
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    Re: Brisket

    these are great data points, when it comes to smoking one can always learn from others on what's been successful for them. I use a Masterbuilt elec smoker that's taller than it is wide so I have to...
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    Re: Corvette ZO6 .........

    No. Anyone that follows endurance racing and esp Le Mans knows its not simply a winner takes all event there are several races on the same track over the same 24 hrs. for other classes. When was the...
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