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  1. Try1256

    Got some interesting new horns...

    Looks like early Renkus Heinz. Pretty common in the sound reinforcement world. Renkus-Heinz
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    Herbie’s Audio Lab Cyber Monday Sale

    I did, I have them on my Infinity Kappa 7's. I have spikes on the speakers so I bought that version. They help tremendously in speaker placement and as I recall, they cleaned up the sound a bit. I have had them in service for quite some time now so I don't recall how it sounded before...
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    Does Roon make sense for me?

    I went from Roon to Audirvana. Perfectly satisfied. I just could not justify the cost of Roon for a secondary source. I am primarily an analog guy.
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    I felt so dirty...

    I actually have quite a few Cassettes so I have a deck hooked into my system. WTH, I have the shelf and a tape input. I rarely listen to anything on it but it doesn't sound half bad.
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    Bass traps and other room treatments

    I have a difficult room. 13'6'x10'x9' My speakers are on the long wall. I have 4 - 2'x2' corner traps at the ceiling and 1- Stillpoints Aperture on the front wall. Sounds so much better than it should. The Aperture is an incredible piece. Replaced several other panels and the room sounds...
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    Passing the Hat - 2020

    Merry Christmas! Thanks for keeping this forum going PM. You are doing the Lord's work.
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    Hmmm... is it my stylus or the record?

    I clean the stylus per SS instructions after every use. I have a barely used AT OC9 II, which is nice but I have gotten the SS set up so well I hate to take it off unless I am sending it back. Exchanging the record will most certainly be the first step.
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    Hmmm... is it my stylus or the record?

    I am coming up in 3 years with my Soundsmith Aida. It is a wonderful phono cartridge. However, I am experiencing something unusual. My daughter gave me James Taylors “One Man Band” record for my birthday. I opened it up and put it on and there is some very noticeable distortion throughout the...
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    Happy Birthday Try1256

    Thank you. I am working on it.
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    Insanity? A Dive Back Into Analog

    Analog & tubes.... One of the many things I am thankful for today
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    Oh boy, OH BOY

    It is a bad boy for sure, Got it Saturday and smoked some burgers on Sunday for a little family get together. Yep, smoked em. Awesome. Gonna do ribs this weekend. Can't wait!
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    Oh boy, OH BOY

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    Belt vs Idler vs DD - Solid vs Suspended - How Would You Describe the differences.

    I have a Sota Star. Belt drive, suspended TT. Based on my experience with it, I will never know how it compares to a DD or idler. Just sayin....
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    For the geetar heads...

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    JBL L-82 Classics or my speaker eyes are bigger than my car stomach

    I have a Pioneer SX-838 and a pair of HPM-100’s that excel at that. :cool:
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    Painting the porch...

    I just stripped and painted our front door on Labor Day weekend. Had at least 6 coats of paint. Took me all weekend but the results are worth it. Now for the side door. Aghhhh.......
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    My Weird Relationship With Records

    During the Covid lockdown, I had to work from home. I set up the work computer on the desk in my music room. I started playing some background music through the Sonos. It was nice. On a whim, I decided to put on a jazz record. Same low volume, just in the background. It was...
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    Fleetwood Mac - Rumours - Any good pressings out there?

    Bruce, for all the money and time that was spent on the recording of the Rumours album, it was very poorly recorded. I have 2 copies of the same Jacksonville pressing. One was purchased by my wife in May of 1977, shortly after she attended Fleetwood Mac's concert. It sounds pretty dreadful...
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    Woody Joins the Harbeth Club.

    Clean system!