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 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Who Refoams drivers in Hamilton-Burlington area?

Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:49 pm 

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Jim Burghall is your expert in that area.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Vintage question

 Post subject: Re: Vintage question
Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:28 pm 

Replies: 61
Views: 2631


Here’s a good example of optimistic pricing.....
Current new listing of IKEA “boat anchor”cement base“Rare”stands 4 for $100
Yikes....??...what was I thinking when I gave mine away to the Salvation Army store recently
And they put them out on the floor at $5 each.

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Speaker Stand - Suggestions please

Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:41 am 

Replies: 34
Views: 1802


In that type of application, I used to use a four column stand from Target UK and another four column Stand From Totem. When filled with dried sand ( not poison lead) it would almost take a Truck to knock them over. Four little balls of blue tack under each speaker (between the speaker and the top p...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Do you prefer listening on an empty stomach?

Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:30 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 595


Some of the music I listen to helps empty my stomach......or as a good friend of mine says.....
More music “that makes my stomach turn and my skin crawl.....!
Happy Easter everyone.......”.Here comes Peter cottontail hopping down the bunny trail”

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Szabo 424 woofers?

 Post subject: Re: Szabo 424 woofers?
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:12 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 485


Check with the boys at Q Components, McBride Loudspeakers, loudspeakers.ca in Waterloo. They are on Colby Drive. John Szabo used to deal with them and he used a modified Cambridge Speakers driver with an oversized 4”? Dust cover that he glued onto the woofer cone. They ( McBride) have a couple of re...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: How to remove stain / tarnish from Empire 698 deck

Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:44 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 462


Alex, Those Empire bases and headshell etc were made with pot metal, an alloy of whatever scrap metal Was available at the time of production (aluminium, tin, zinc, lead etc. etc) It is very difficult to remove that oxidation without altering (destroying) the top layer of patina On the surface. I ha...

 Forum: Tuners (Radio)   Topic: Top 3 tuners--in your opinion

Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:00 am 

Replies: 47
Views: 4239


In terms of musical presentation.....
Nakamichi ST-7
REGA Radio3

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: What colour is your listening room?

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:01 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 592


My music room is used for 2 channel Stereo , no Video .
We painted it with a colour from our local Benny Moore paint dealer.

Appropriately, the shade is called “Melodic”......a light blue/green/grey..........
And YES, it does help with a more Neutral presentation of the Music. :cool:

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Can I whine and complain for a moment...

Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:52 pm 

Replies: 24
Views: 3219


In answer to your original question.....
NO.....Thank You !

There are already enough WHINERS and WEINERS on this forum
We are currently looking for more “Problem Solvers”.....ie. WINNERS

I’m sure you will be able to come up with a solution :cool:

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Dynaco confirmation please??

Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:56 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 1664


Woofers in the A50 are 16 Ohms and wired in parallel to provide 8 Ohm nominal impedance
........so they are not the same as used in the 25, 35 etc.

 Forum: Tuners (Radio)   Topic: Best Available Tuner under $400

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:35 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 2461


Through the years, I have been extremely pleased with the musical sound of my
NAK ST-7 and my REGA Radio3........ both under your $$ budget
Enjoy the music.....

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Anyone in Montreal coming west towards the GTA soon ?

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:04 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 1820


Interesting topic...... On several occasions I have transported gear (mine and other's) for safe delivery up and down the GTA- Montreal corridor . I recently attended the Montreal Audio Show and on my way down from North of Barrie to Montreal I delivered a pristine set of speakers in Belleville, a b...

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: What can we do against bad seller practices

Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:47 pm 

Replies: 104
Views: 8319


The Rolling Stones said it well......You can't always get what you want ! You can't always get what you want ! The seller is in the driver's seat on this type of sale. He/she can sell to whomever he/she chooses ! move on to the next opportunity. With a little luck you will soon find what you are loo...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: PMC twenty.21

 Post subject: Re: PMC twenty.21
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:13 am 

Replies: 30
Views: 2858


How do you get the impression that the previous poster Weisbe is negative towards the brand. I think he is entitled to an opinion based on experience (one which I value) and his point was well presented and realistic. Personally I like the 22s, however, I have difficulty in accepting "the state...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Rebuilding/reconing speakers

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:03 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 578


Another specialist that I would suggest based on personal experience is

Jim Fabian
FAB Audio ......in Scarborough
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