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 Post subject: Re: Newbie Needs Advice
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:46 pm 
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For similar price, if it was my $, I would procure the SIMA PW300. Better Amp, Preamp, and phono section. But that's just me and I understand that I'm not responding to that actual Op question.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:04 pm 
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Slino wrote:
Great advice , I will be able to auditioning both. I didn't even think about setting aside a "after" purchase budget.
I believe the Sansui has been recently serviced but I will get the details and ask on both. Thank you!
Technically, the Sansui is a bit better.
But it really comes down on the servicing since both are really old units.

I would ask to see inside both. Newer parts are easy to see.

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Depends on the mileage;
Exterior condition may or may not reflect the actual mileage.
11 is better, provided mileage is the same.


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My son is still using my Sansui 7070 that I bought way back circa 1977? It has never been serviced and still sounds great, although I'm sure some parts probably need replacing by now.


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