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    Today, 04:48
    Brilliant idea, Iíve heard of shoving socks in ports, but I canít say why it hasnít occurred to me. If nothing else it could move the resonant...
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    Yesterday, 20:52
    Alcohol can be a contributing factor to emotional release. Russ
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    Yesterday, 20:47
    Apples and Oranges really, but theyíve got an old school sound, and talent. Russ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 20:32
    As the manager of the desk top computers, I was the one who worked on the executive computers. I got a first person view of how they conducted...
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    Yesterday, 20:16
    So true Gary! I make no excuses, Iím forever stuck in the 70ís. Iíve really tried to like new music, but I just keep retreating back to my old favs...
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    Yesterday, 20:04
    alphaGT replied to a thread BMBís Noise Maker in The Gallery
    Most impressive! I can imagine those B&Wís driven by Chord amps sound quite nice. Most folks donít realize the years of time and effort that go into...
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    Yesterday, 19:59
    I just went to YouTube and checked out a dozen songs or so. Iím sorry, I donít get it. Russell
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    Yesterday, 17:29
    I am not familiar with that recording, but I do know what you mean about conveying emotion. I recently went through a long process of trying to get...
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    Yesterday, 17:07
    Good advice on the replacement panels. I know they do, and have seen used MLís for sale that claim to have new panel elements. But, you are right...
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    Yesterday, 16:54
    I think most people have this image of big business, being run by well educated, very intelligent people who study the data, and do research to...
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    Yesterday, 04:07
    There was this big thing back in the 90ís about old office buildings with ventilation systems, in the US not many office buildings have windows that...
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    Yesterday, 03:54
    Same here, my present DYI speaker project I hope to reach 40hz. From a single 8Ē, woofer. Iíve had speakers in the past that didnít go that low,...
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    20-07-2018, 22:05
    alphaGT replied to a thread Car (or bike) Chat! in Abstract Chat
    I friend of mine, the drummer in my band, bought a used Mustang Cobra, with the big V8 engine. It was scary fast to begin with! The back end stays...
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    20-07-2018, 21:48
    I recall a magazine article many, many years ago where the author examined a bunch of recordings that he believed to have bass content. Classical...
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    20-07-2018, 21:08
    Itís true that Beauty is in the ear of the beholder. Moving up the food chain with speakers is not snake oil, as youíve said, yes, they are better! ...
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    20-07-2018, 11:56
    We had an episode in our office of women running electric heaters under their desks. So many took to this that it was overloading the electrical...
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    19-07-2018, 05:24
    That is nice! Iíd love to hear them. Your space doesnít look a lot different from mine, my room is 16 x 18 feet, with 8 foot ceiling. I heard a pair...
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    19-07-2018, 05:02
    When I was a carpenter, I worked in the dirt, used the Porta-Potty, handled moldy wood, none of it ever bothered me. But after college I got an...
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    19-07-2018, 04:44
    Iíll agree, as a man of science, I understand that i donít know everything, but the theory offered has to at least make some kind of sense. If their...
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    18-07-2018, 03:58
    I agree, seems the worst thing would be a ďno lockĒ situation? Russ
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    18-07-2018, 03:51
    That is a serious load! But I doubt the size would bother me, no bigger than these Legacys Iíve got now. And being thin, may take up less space? ...
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    18-07-2018, 03:48
    Well youíve learned me something! I had read they had ribbon tweeters, but was not aware they were all ribbon. Iíd definitely have to hear them...
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    18-07-2018, 03:44
    Youíve got a classy looking bathroom there! Having such things makes you want to keep them clean and neat. Russell
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    18-07-2018, 03:38
    alphaGT replied to a thread Car (or bike) Chat! in Abstract Chat
    Iíve known or more than one person who bought a brand new Chevy Corvette and stashed it away, for preservation, and to make a profit. A neighbor of a...
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    18-07-2018, 03:34
    alphaGT replied to a thread Car (or bike) Chat! in Abstract Chat
    You may be right about that! But in 50 years I doubt any of us will have to worry about it? I know I wonít! Russ
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    17-07-2018, 21:17
    alphaGT replied to a thread Car (or bike) Chat! in Abstract Chat
    Yes most of the Chevys had a deluxe SS Model, for Super Sport. Which usually meant a big block engine, and higher insurance rates. The big reason...
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    17-07-2018, 21:00
    Yes Iím in the US, although these are in California, and Iím in Virginia, so it would be a long ride for them. But the voltage would be fine. I...
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    17-07-2018, 20:15
    Showering at work could be due to the kind of work you do. Factory workers who work around chemicals may be required to shower before leaving. I...
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    17-07-2018, 11:38
    alphaGT replied to a thread Car (or bike) Chat! in Abstract Chat
    Both fine choices! But people who seek out old 70ís cars do not leave them stock. In fact dropping a high performance crate engine in is a...
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    17-07-2018, 07:19
    Iíve loved these Sequels since about 1989, when I first heard them in a stereo shop. The price is not bad, and theyíd probably take $750 or $800. The...
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Russell
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Retired computer tech, stereo buff since age 13, play bass for 6 years in local band.
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