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 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Shipping turntable from the US to Canada...Duties??

Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:41 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 4684


I had a TT shipped up from Peru, of all places, via ordinary government post. It went through several countries without being touched by private carriers. It arrived perfectly intact and with no additional fees for brokerage, taxes or duty.

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Buying a decent subwoofer up to $ 600

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:29 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 1705


There's some sub shoot outs for that price point and up. google craigs sub shootout and that will point you to avs and av123, where they've done a lot of testing and discussion.

 Forum: Receivers   Topic: which nad receiver to get?

Posted: Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:09 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 9929


I know it's not quite the same, but I have a NAD T743 and though I haven't used it very much, I was amazed at the musicality and build quality. I compared it to my SP3 Onix tube amp and a Plinius M8 pre with an Adcom amp. It was just as good, to my ears, as either set up for 2 channel. It's one of t...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: When did you start and stop ......

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:36 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 4525


I enjoyed music in my wasted youth, but wasn't a huge aficionado. I was never NUTS about it, you know? I pretty much forgot about it again, life got in the way-work, work, work, blah-blah-blah- until about a year ago. Then it suddenly became important to me....my middle-aged crisis I suppose. So I s...

 Forum: Sources - Digital   Topic: Import duties from Hong Kong/China

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:55 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 1244


Usually 6 or 6.5% on the CDN$ value I believe. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Pure AV

Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:38 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 3952


Nice. Thank you js5812. :D

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Pure AV

Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:10 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 3952


Sorry, but what do you mean by factory direct? I couldn't find it anywhere. Thanks in advance.

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Analog SPL Meter

Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:48 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 983


I forgot all about these. I have a few BNIB I bought before RS went out of business.
Is $35 shipped in Canada fair?
PM me if you're interested.
Mike.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Does anyone make a CD Player/Tuner?

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:55 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1319


All it takes is a 2nd mortgage for one of these: Arcam: http://www.arcam.co.uk/solo_prod_range.cfm Aprilmusic: http://www.aprilmusic.com/products_aura.htm But if you really want to downsize your CD and radio, consider one of these: http://www.slimdevices.com/welcome_sb.html?gclid=CJut1OnA7JACFRNZiAo...

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Grant Fidelity Cable Set Demo

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:29 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 5632


Was great to meet you to Ian, and I learned a lot from our listening and talk. We'll be talking again, I'm sure. I'll pm you with my addy, etc. to que into the cable demo circuit.
Happy Holidays in Ont, and best to your SO. Nanaimo is very soggy so you're not missing much...ha. :wink:

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: CAM Meet and Greet - Dec. 29th - Toronto

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:21 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 6926


I had the pleasure to spend an afternoon with Ian in Calgary. He was a great host, and I was impressed with the quality of his gear. He has some impressive electronics that perform well above their price point. I was lucky enough to get there right when he had just got some new products. The 300B am...

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Grant Fidelity Cable Set Demo

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:56 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 5632


Got it thanks Grant. Will call for Mon/Tues. Looking forward to a yak & yap. Mike.

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Grant Fidelity Cable Set Demo

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:14 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 5632


GrantFidelity wrote:
Sure, but why don't you drop by for a visit and grab one to test?

Ian


I'll be passing through first of next week on my way west for Christmas. I'll try and drop in just 'cause, would love to see your op and yak. Mike.

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Grant Fidelity Cable Set Demo

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:01 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 5632


Nice offer. I'm in, if it's ok. I'm in Alberta.

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: Best line lyric ever...

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:11 pm 

Replies: 129
Views: 17745


Great thread! Thanks! From Ridley Bent, Blam, Suicidewinder, 2 choruses: I'm Johnny Cash when I'm drinkin', I'm the Clash when I'm thinkin' I'm Mad Max when I'm drivin', I'm Mike Diamond when I'm rhymin', I'm Humphrey Bogart when I'm smoking, I'm Bob Marley when I'm tokin', And in bed when I'm dream...
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