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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:26 pm 
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Ok. I know smoke is bad for your high end audio equipment, but what about using candles in your listening room? Specifically scented candles. When my girlfriend comes over to listen to music , she always likes to light candles all around the room.

Do you think it's bad for your equipment?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:33 pm 
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Burgerchow wrote:
Ok. I know smoke is bad for your high end audio equipment, but what about using candles in your listening room? Specifically scented candles. When my girlfriend comes over to listen to music , she always likes to light candles all around the room.

Do you think it's bad for your equipment?



Well..if the trade off is candles = naked girl or no candles = no naked girl ....I am pretty sure most of us would risk the candles....


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I thought we were thinking lights off=cleaner, better power to gear, = heightened listening experience.? Right? Am I missing something?


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http://www.lampeberger.us/ Alternative


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the soot from cheap scented candles is obvious, better quality candles not as much but over time the staining will become noticeable.


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reason to live: threads like this. :lol:

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If she lets you pour hot wax on her, then it's OK :evil:


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Che Cavolo wrote:
reason to live: threads like this. :lol:


Seriously! :lol: :lol: :lol:


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If she lets you pour hot wax on her, then it's OK :evil:



Yah,but I'm afraid of the hot wax splashing onto KT150 tubes. Lol


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milesD wrote:
Che Cavolo wrote:
reason to live: threads like this. :lol:


Seriously! :lol: :lol: :lol:


I need a new hobby. I know, throwing a bowling ball in the air and catching it in my teeth. :mrgreen:

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Burgerchow wrote:
najibs wrote:
If she lets you pour hot wax on her, then it's OK :evil:



Yah,but I'm afraid of the hot wax splashing onto KT150 tubes. Lol



Make the move to the Devialet and you wont have that problem... :twisted:


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Burgerchow wrote:
Ok. I know smoke is bad for your high end audio equipment, but what about using candles in your listening room? Specifically scented candles. When my girlfriend comes over to listen to music , she always likes to light candles all around the room.

Do you think it's bad for your equipment?


Just be sure to keep your wick trimmed. :shock:

Long dirty wicks can allow the flame to lose control and create out of control sooty emissions. :|


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Would you mind posting pictures of your set-up, with your girlfriend of course; that way we can determine its merits.

Come on baby, light my fire .... :)


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Would you mind posting pictures of your set-up, with your girlfriend of course; that way we can determine its merits.

Come on baby, light my fire .... :)


just no pics of any wax drippings on your "equipment"!


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Just ask your equipment how it feels about the candles...if they say it's Ok you're good...haven't harmed a thing.


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