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 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Turntable Thrust Plate Material. Where te get it?

Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:13 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 855

That plate looks close to oilight bronze. If so, check your local bearing long as you have accurate dimensions they could be able to help. As it appears the thrust plate is inserted into the bottom of the shaft, how is it held in place? Circlip? Regardless of what may or may not have...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Speaker recapping.

 Post subject: Re: Speaker recapping.
Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:42 am 

Replies: 59
Views: 2950

Tom_r wrote:
tubemannick wrote:
Just recapped my vintage speakers Elna caps really drifted!

Ssssssh, don't tell anyone! Some think that rolled off vintage sound of 30+ year old gear is normal :D

Bet they sound great now!!

:lol: That is awesome...

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Sources You Use For Album Research?

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:50 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 1086

This may sound over simplistic, but unless it's rare I do no research. I just buy what I want, like and what catches my eye... It is supposed to be fun after all...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Feedback refused

 Post subject: Re: Feedback refused
Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:03 am 

Replies: 40
Views: 2222

If I am the buyer and i am satisfied with the transaction and the product, I always leave feedback, if reciprocity comes fine otherwise I kinka move on. If I am the seller, my feedback is always pending the buyer feedback. Exactly right!!! 8) I agree as well. For all the right reasons. When one sel...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Phono Stage in Vintage Tube amps

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:36 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 2657

That is a superb childhood memory. If I'm a indifference to the last comment about vintage gear having low gain phono stages that's not necessarily true. Because of the era and age old gear will generally have a distinct sound and you are correct the fact that vinyl was King of the Heap as far as so...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: what Cardas interconnect gives the biggest bang for the buck

Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:08 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 4066

Bang for the buck? PARSEC!

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: What this tube for?

 Post subject: Re: What this tube for?
Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:04 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 716

Audio Research was closed? Always start with the manufacturer before threads...-- 29 Jul 2017 06:05 -- From the Arc Ref 210 manual: All input, driver and output-stage tube locations are clearly labeled with tube type and “V” number on one circuit board of the amplifier. There is one 6N1P input tube,...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Low-Ballers R Us?

 Post subject: Re: Low-Ballers R Us?
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:30 pm 

Replies: 97
Views: 6798

Why is this even a thread? You have the ability, hopefully to decide if you want to deal with an individual... That being said, really who really cares? "Everything is worth what the buyer is willing to pay." When someone sends me a ridiculous offer they are treated ridiculously or just ig...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Why same pair of Harbeth speakers keep changing hands ?

Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:26 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 6090

Quadzilla wrote:
You might like the sound of Harbeths, but a lot of people think they sound boring and poorly suited to some kinds of music.

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Paradigm studio sub 12 questions ie not working

Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:44 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 321

Hi all haven't been on here in a long time so hello again lol Anyways weird thing I have a studio sub 12 that seems to be not working . What it's doing is clicking on on for about 1 second then shutting off almost like something's tripping the amp. So I took the back panel off to see if any conecti...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Hana cartridge

 Post subject: Re: Hana cartridge
Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:32 pm 

Replies: 56
Views: 6970

if you are familiar with the Koetsu Black Goldline and it's presentation and like it the Hanna's will not disappoint. :)

 Forum: DIY   Topic: Aileens tacky glue for foam surrounds? yay or nay?

Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:41 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 1420

LaSalle wrote:
Use it lots. No troubles after about 4 years for the oldest I've still got hanging around.
That answer a Question I was about to ask!

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: SVS In Edmonton

 Post subject: Re: SVS In Edmonton
Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 2:35 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1699

So your NOT an authorized dealer, rather a re-seller... For the moment. So anything you resell will be sans warranty correct?

 Forum: Vintage Audio   Topic: Does old SS Gear always need all output transistors replaced

Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:40 am 

Replies: 46
Views: 5329

and all capacitors replaced? What ever happened to "if it aint broke dont fix it"? And where is the expiry dates on the output transistors and capacitors? Im sorry but its a cash grab total replacing critical original output transistors in lets say a marantz sansui pioneer etc unless they...

 Forum: Sources - Digital   Topic: Cheap jem of a CD player out there ?

Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:36 am 

Replies: 45
Views: 5757

The problem with old "Godzilla" players, say 20yrs old or so for arguments sake, is that even if they are used in regular service over that time period is they don't have long to live, comparatively. And most of those lovely transports by Philips and Sony are now extinct. In any case repla...
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