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by IslandPink
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Can now fall asleep whilst listening to LP’s safely.
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Can now fall asleep whilst listening to LP’s safely.

No, they need a rim-drive motor like the Verus :D
Never looked back.
by IslandPink
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Can now fall asleep whilst listening to LP’s safely.
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Can now fall asleep whilst listening to LP’s safely.

Yes Steve, what triggers the lifter ?
Does it have a spring and dashpot and need re-setting after you go and remove the record ?
by IslandPink
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 3032
Views: 180656

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

He's a hero on so many levels.

Meanwhile this old favourite is taking the edge off the damp gloom , this afternoon :
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by IslandPink
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sakuma
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: Sakuma

He was definitely influential. I love the bold designs with 212's, 845's and 300B's thrown in everywhere - even in phono amps ! All lovely original valves too - bought when they were cheap. I have a friend at work who's going to Japan in January for a holiday - I was urging him to see if he could vi...
by IslandPink
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Manafort Trial
Replies: 28
Views: 1449

Re: Manafort Trial

Content - President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud, campaign finance crimes, and lying to Congress. Prosecutors said some of those crimes were done on Trump's behalf and others were directed by T...
by IslandPink
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sakuma
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Sakuma

Hello, me again, sorry to be the bearer of bad news :
http://www.itishifi.com/2018/12/rip-mr- ... akuma.html
by IslandPink
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: A little light humour
Replies: 1578
Views: 196746

Re: A little light humour

Two Ronnies stuff still tickles me , this one from a 1972 episode. Ronnie Corbett in the armchair : "... and it was at the party that I met my first love Mrs. Washburn (pause) ... she was a widow. Her husband had driven the last tram out of Lime St. station .. ..and was never seen again" "..anyway, ...
by IslandPink
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Another PAP inspired OB job
Replies: 31
Views: 706

Re: Another PAP inspired OB job

Very nice - and quite heavy - postage must be considerable !
Which drivers do you have to try on them ?
by IslandPink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: My increasing love for Robert Wyatt
Replies: 15
Views: 4091

Re: My increasing love for Robert Wyatt

I though this rather special, the emotion is all still there, in this stripped-down version -
by IslandPink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Something stirs in the Undergrowth
Replies: 2268
Views: 272082

Re: Something stirs in the Undergrowth

chris661 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:50 pm
FWIW, Cube Audio also do finished speakers, which are reviewed online. Might be worth a bit of reading around to see what people think.
I was just going to say, I'm not sure whose ears I could trust, however :
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by IslandPink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Something stirs in the Undergrowth
Replies: 2268
Views: 272082

Re: Something stirs in the Undergrowth

I'm already sorted with the FX120's, but those are going out of production so something else will be required. It would be necessary to hear them, at that price. Maybe Nick needs an upgrade for his OB's :D Meanwhile I got a pair of 56uF Mundorf EVO Oil caps and after trying one for two hours now in ...
by IslandPink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Suppliers, recommended or not
Topic: HIFI collective
Replies: 33
Views: 13139

Re: HIFI collective

Another amazing performance from HiFi Collective this week.
Put in an order 3:10pm Wednesday.
Delivered around 11am Thursday.
by IslandPink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Manafort Trial
Replies: 28
Views: 1449

Re: Manafort Trial

by IslandPink
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 10063
Views: 587685

Re: Nothing In Particular

Wot, snow in Boston or snow on your computer screen ?