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by Paul Barker
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 10853
Views: 835383

Re: Nothing In Particular

Is it only me that dremmel type cutting wheels have the tensile strength of a butterflies 🦋
by Paul Barker
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Floods
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Floods

Hope our friends in People’s Republic of South Yorkshire and anywhere else that there is flooding are managing alright.

Scarborough is OK if anyone cares.
by Paul Barker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Wanted: Pair of Copper Foil Capacitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1314

Re: Wanted: Pair of Copper Foil Capacitors

I saw that Ray, totally agree, test tells little except I like that one! Reason clouded by non conformity. Fine, tester be honest with yourself. No one needs impressing with endless discussions around what affected that sound. Find what you like about the three and select what you want, ignore the r...
by Paul Barker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Wanted: Pair of Copper Foil Capacitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1314

Re: Wanted: Pair of Copper Foil Capacitors

Can I just say I want a few pairs too... in case anyone’s giving them away.
by Paul Barker
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: uTracer 400V upgrade kit available...
Replies: 30
Views: 8401

Re: uTracer 400V upgrade kit available...

I haven’t sent it yet I forgot.
by Paul Barker
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: We are delighted to announce ...
Replies: 21
Views: 1188

Re: We are delighted to announce ...

The transformer losses are usually made up for by underwindin the primary, so at it’s rated currentand “nominal” mains voltage spec you get 6.3v. Then the better transformers would additionally provide plus voltage and minus voltage tappings on the primary to accomodate variation from “nominal” supp...
by Paul Barker
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Speaker cables (different send & return)
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Speaker cables (different send & return)

There is no send and return there is a waveform equally reliant on both cables’ quality.
by Paul Barker
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: General Raspberry Pi stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 6006

Re: General Raspberry Pi stuff

This conversation is showing me I’ve fallen so far behind.
by Paul Barker
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: lathes
Replies: 37
Views: 9025

Re: lathes

Three jaw chuck are not usually perfectly centred so you have to mic and shim to centre them if you need to turn object round or you’ll get a step. If you can get a four jaw Chuck you can centre it perfectly with a micrometer on a stand to adjust the offset.
by Paul Barker
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Remember These?
Replies: 796
Views: 58786

Re: Remember These?

Not too bad, and sounds like you have a plaan.
by Paul Barker
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Fane 12-250TC Retro Speaker.
Replies: 295
Views: 40149

Re: Fane 12-250TC Retro Speaker.

I vaguely remember the famous magazine article on OB by the man who invented Q57’s the resistance of baffle was key in the design
by Paul Barker
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: The Other 13E1 SE-OTL
Replies: 135
Views: 15284

Re: The Other 13E1 SE-OTL

You’re vigilance at this stage has saved us all from a thread fault finding it later which may have taken some time to zero in on.
by Paul Barker
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Inverted OTL with 6SN7/6AS7
Replies: 120
Views: 10423

Re: Inverted OTL with 6SN7/6AS7

Interesting
by Paul Barker
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.
Replies: 529
Views: 62528

Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Its a good day out for families. My kids liked the smells most.
by Paul Barker
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Small Push-Pull Amp.
Replies: 19
Views: 2055

Re: Small Push-Pull Amp.

Nowt wrong with triode strapped valves. Some prefer gk71 over gm70. I liked 813 triode connected as much as I loved 211 for their unique stand out extra not heard in most amplifiers. Entirely different to each other yet only mood or tastes depending on which way your preference lies.