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by IslandPink
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2690
Views: 327878

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

On Thursday ( 17th ) went up Walla crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat on a totally perfect day. Shot here is the summit of High Seat ( after a very boggy trek from Bleaberry ) with Helvellyn behind, and a late afternoon shot from Bleaberry, showing Derwentwater , Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick and Crif...
by IslandPink
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2690
Views: 327878

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

Just been out for an hour around the usual lanes. It was windy and Autumnal - but that's OK at this time of year ! Knee (R) is a bit unhappy. I seem to be 'managing' it at the moment. Might visit a physio soon. I pushed it pretty hard last week in the Lakes. Two 5 1/2 hour walks - that long partly b...
by IslandPink
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.
Replies: 754
Views: 120373

Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Here's a nice road for you to go down some time, Mike.
I took a trip down here a couple of weeks ago ... on Google Streeview !
Loch_Quoich.JPG
by IslandPink
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: A Valve Preamp with Phono Stage and Tone Controls.
Replies: 56
Views: 1147

Re: A Valve Preamp with Phono Stage and Tone Controls.

It must be a house sound with Musical Fidelity, Steve. I remember hearing a couple of their power amps at shows, and they were hard and charmless.
by IslandPink
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 11889
Views: 1153672

Re: Nothing In Particular

Ah yes. I found one on the top stairs once - had flown in through the bathroom velux ( not 'protected by a silver spoon' ) .
Had to get a small towel to throw over it for fear of being bitten as i took it outside.
by IslandPink
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: N43 pentode amp design
Replies: 28
Views: 2005

Re: N43 pentode amp design

It's important that the parts are moving closer together. Entropy is being reduced.
by IslandPink
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4407
Views: 531387

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Ben Harper .. yes. Forgotten about him. Somewhere I have a CD of his first album.
by IslandPink
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Latest vinyl 'finds'.
Replies: 493
Views: 105686

Re: Latest vinyl 'finds'.

£50 well spent in Keswick -
( I've found the studio version of 'Rust Never Sleeps' quite hard to find )

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by IslandPink
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Valve DAC
Replies: 89
Views: 7776

Re: Valve DAC

TBG's !
by IslandPink
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Latest vinyl 'finds'.
Replies: 493
Views: 105686

Re: Latest vinyl 'finds'.

If anyone needs a good original copy of 'Split' by the Groundhogs , there are three in the shop in Keswick !
by IslandPink
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Corona Virus Lock Down 'Rant' Thread.
Replies: 615
Views: 37735

Re: Corona Virus Lock Down 'Rant' Thread.

Amazing - (stupid) .. both.
In Keswick today - doesn't feel too safe. Lots of people in town, some masks, not much distancing. Some pavement cafes have all tables filled, right next to each other.
by IslandPink
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Toots
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Toots

by IslandPink
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2690
Views: 327878

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

The reason for the post.......I have a chum(tough biker type) who maintains you shouldn't go out if the temperature is below 8 degrees as it's not good for the muscles...has anybody else heard this, or have an opinion? I just can't see that being true. For instance most mountain runners in the UK w...
by IslandPink
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 11889
Views: 1153672

Re: Nothing In Particular

There's a very very large amount of it about 93 million miles away.
by IslandPink
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Classic Cartridges
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: Classic Cartridges

I'm surprised you don't get fat, with all that popcorn, Mike !