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  1. mr_rye89

    what are you listening to?

    Beatles - White Album (1980s reissue) Yep. with a Stanton 500 II/v3 with a cheap Jico DJ stylus. Sounds better than it has any right to....
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    what are you listening to?

    Fetchin’ Bones - Bad Pumpkin
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    New (old and busted) bass bins

    A similar thing happened with the clutch slave/master assembly for my truck. Took a month to get here
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    what are you listening to?

    Just picked up tonight. I decided I need more Who……
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    Comparing battery-powered phono pre-amps, from RS ($$) to ASR ($$$$) ... and beyond!

    I’m contemplating a new phono stage, I like my diy EAR 834 knockoff, but it’s pretty noisy cuz toobs. I have a TCC 750 around I might play with, it can run on batteries…..
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    Comparing battery-powered phono pre-amps, from RS ($$) to ASR ($$$$) ... and beyond!

    I wonder if the 10uf output coupler could be eliminated by using a dual rail -/+ power supply? Just an idea….
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    Comparing battery-powered phono pre-amps, from RS ($$) to ASR ($$$$) ... and beyond!

    Bump for interest! J!m's thread about the Wyn Palmer phono preamp: https://forums.phxaudiotape.com/threads/ultra-high-performance-low-buck-phono-preamp-diy-project.9891/
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    Rega Planar 3 Upgrade(?) path

    TangoSpinner being based out of Buenos Aires, how appropriate. I thought shipping from Argentina would cost an arm and leg and take forever……
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    Ohm Walsh 2s ABQ CL

    Not affiliated with seller…. https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/ele/d/albuquerque-walsh-vintage-speakers/7426891591.html
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    Space heater amplifier

    I love it! :p
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    What the... (SX-1280)

    Heh if they try that I'll build something ridiculous. Maybe an OTL tube amp with triple digit WPC........
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    what are you listening to?

    Steppenwolf - Live at The Matrix
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    Have you bought your back-up supply of tubes, yet?

    Yeah and those adapters are dirt cheap, maybe I'll get some when I order new octal sockets. lol so much for "Stop using muh precious TV tubes in your stereo amp reeeeee!"
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    Have you bought your back-up supply of tubes, yet?

    You got any RCAs? I can probably get away with “lesser” 6GH8s because the Dynaco probably doesn’t run them above their ratings like TV sets do.
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    Have you bought your back-up supply of tubes, yet?

    I’m surprised they get 20 watts from one 300b, or is that total power?
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    Have you bought your back-up supply of tubes, yet?

    I wish my ST-70 came with the real Mullards. I replaced the red-plate-y East German EL34s with New Sensor built Mullards and a Groove Tubes GZ34 which is Russian and looks like a real Mullard internally. The 7199s are RCA built and might be for sale when I put a new driver board on it. Inb4...
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    Found On The McIntosh Facebook Page

    If Apple made high end audio it would be Bose
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    Rega Planar 3 Upgrade(?) path

    Now just get a VFD to dial in the speed! This is shaping up to be very nice. I will be monitoring this thread…..
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    Rega Planar 3 Upgrade(?) path

    Buy a Rek O Kut or Empire platter/bearing and stack three rega plinths together. Add washing machine motor and v belt for maximum PRaT…. I’d do the upgraded platter/sub platter if it were mine. The plinth you described sounds like a good idea too.
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