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by Ali Tait
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tapping.
Replies: 12
Views: 160

Re: Tapping.

:D Wonder what burning Vicks smells like..
by Ali Tait
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 11637
Views: 1039598

Re: Nothing In Particular

It's a tough puzzle, but it's classical physics and, I think, fascinating... People need to stretch their minds... (I certainly do) No-one elsewhere has got it yet - I only thought it up late one night unable to sleep and reading about The (ex-Dixie) Chicks. Does that mean you are exceptionally cle...
by Ali Tait
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tapping.
Replies: 12
Views: 160

Re: Tapping.

Used to use Vaseline, just dip the tap in it. Cue DTB. :D
by Ali Tait
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Basics of valve amplifiers
Replies: 14
Views: 237

Re: Basics of valve amplifiers

Changing the valves can alter the sound, a lot of people “tube roll” to obtain their preferred flavour of sound. At a guess, the previous owner would have had matched pairs, possibly had a problem with one 6au6, and swapped it for one he had lying around. Different makes of the same type will work f...
by Ali Tait
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Something stirs in the Undergrowth
Replies: 2657
Views: 431021

Re: Something stirs in the Undergrowth

Have you tried kerf cutting Mark?

I’d have thought that would be a quick way of prototyping, bend to desired radius and use maybe Plaster of Paris to form a smooth horn mouth?

Haven’t tried it myself so no expert. :D
by Ali Tait
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mike Head, aka' little eddy'
Replies: 32
Views: 814

Re: Mike Head, aka' little eddy'

Ah that’s so sad, he was a really good bloke.

Sure I speak for all in asking you to pass on our heartfelt condolences Ray.
by Ali Tait
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: gk71 Matrix amp
Replies: 46
Views: 680

Re: gk71 Matrix amp

First rule..
by Ali Tait
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: The Other 13E1 SE-OTL
Replies: 209
Views: 26124

Re: The Other 13E1 SE-OTL

Yes please, give me a shout when you decide Ray.
by Ali Tait
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 11637
Views: 1039598

Re: Nothing In Particular

Yes.
by Ali Tait
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: The cheapskate bodger with the JLH 1969
Replies: 30
Views: 571

Re: The cheapskate bodger with the JLH 1969

A good and useful evaluation, but the thought did occur that this doesn’t allow comparisons on imaging and soundstaging?

Less important to some than other aspects admittedly.
by Ali Tait
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Tesla.
Replies: 48
Views: 889

Re: Tesla.

One downside is the cost of insurance currently (arf), Tesla’s are group 50.
by Ali Tait
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 528
Views: 18471

Re: what are you doing ?

Hi Ali Good Luck with the return to work. Note: an exclusion zone for an operation, when other trades are nearby, is the only way to look after your social distancing space requirements ensuring others and yourself are looked after in relation to the COVID Spread. Thanks John. Yes well aware, ops w...
by Ali Tait
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 528
Views: 18471

Re: what are you doing ?

+1, hope she’s good Mark.
by Ali Tait
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 528
Views: 18471

Re: what are you doing ?

Well back to work on Monday, which I’m quite glad about, gets a bit much furloughing on your own after a few weeks. Busy day today, changed oil & filter on the car, also air and pollen filters, which were a bugger to get to. Took it for a quick drive, and DING, front brake pads low, please make your...
by Ali Tait
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build
Replies: 69
Views: 1730

Re: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build

Not sure I’ve heard silver ones, do they still have the Lowther shout?