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    Yesterday, 11:59
    Maybe I'm getting cynical, or maybe I need a year off as I've been to every High End Show since 2008, but I didn't enjoy it as much this year. There...
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    Yesterday, 09:57
    Meh - I'm in an office but our air conditioning's too good and its bl**dy freezing in here! It's 25 degrees outside so I shall be taking every excuse...
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    24-05-2017, 16:44
    Beobloke replied to a thread Is this for real? in Analogue Art
    That was indeed the purpose, and that's exactly my point. In my opinion, a properly designed turntable with a half decent motor does not need to be...
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    24-05-2017, 13:58
    Beobloke replied to a thread Is this for real? in Analogue Art
    The strange thing was that I had a Strathearn once and the damn thing wouldn't run backwards no matter how hard I tried to make it. I was a little...
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    24-05-2017, 11:59
    Beobloke replied to a thread Is this for real? in Analogue Art
    Yes, it's real, it works and I saw it in the flesh at Munich. Also, you dont need to be an oligarch - suggested price is 1200 Euros. With my...
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    23-05-2017, 11:53
    As a starting point, it would be worth cleaning the speed control pots with Servisol switch cleaner or similar - both the internal and external ones.
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    23-05-2017, 11:50
    You'd be wrong! ;) The Cor has been in development for four years and was originally conceived as purely a unit for PMC to use when tuning their...
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    22-05-2017, 11:44
    And ten less than me...:doh: Jamie, when your next pair come along after the NS-1000s (which I reckon should be the middle of next month...), can...
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    18-05-2017, 18:21
    At a slight tangent, but on the subject of old magazines, if anyone has any copies of New Hi-Fi Sound from 1987-89 that they'd like to dispose of,...
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    18-05-2017, 18:12
    Link here: https://beocentral.com/beomaster5000-1960s The best tuner I've heard by a country mile, and the Aiwa AT-9700 that preceded it was no...
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    14-05-2017, 19:41
    Beobloke replied to a thread Best dual concentric in Blank Canvas
    Consider looking out for a pair of Goodmans Imagio loudspeakers with their ICT drive unit - they are, strictly speaking, the only true full range...
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    14-05-2017, 19:36
    Beobloke replied to a thread Boot Sale HiFi 2017 in Blank Canvas
    Not the boot sale but I went to the National Vintage Communications Fair today and came home with the box set of Chris Rea's 'The Hofner Blue Notes'...
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    12-05-2017, 12:02
    Beobloke replied to a thread KLH? in Past Masters
    Sorry, Dan, didn't see this post until today! To answer your questions, I've not owned the Sandwich 300s, I'm afraid, and I'm not sure if they...
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    11-05-2017, 08:34
    Excellent! :) The other one I heard was: Rare-----there are 14 others on eBay at the moment and 5 are in better condition, but mine has the...
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    10-05-2017, 11:57
    You could have bought my Yamaha PC-5002M on eBay a couple of weeks ago for about 10% of the price of that. Yes, it's uglier, but it's exactly the...
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    08-05-2017, 16:50
    Beobloke replied to a thread KLH? in Past Masters
    The terminal marked "8 Ohms" will be positive and "Ground" will be negative.
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    08-05-2017, 08:21
    There's a load of this going on currently - all zero rated sellers, all allegedly located in China and offering free shipping, and all offering...
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    07-05-2017, 18:22
    Beobloke replied to a thread Bose Soundwave in Blank Canvas
    Actually, if you give Family Guy a chance, you'll find that its creator, Seth MacFarlane, has a surprisingly Anglicised sense of humour!
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    07-05-2017, 14:00
    Beobloke replied to a thread Boot Sale HiFi 2017 in Blank Canvas
    Went and sold at my local boot sale today and it was a sad occasion as it was its last day - it's closing after 32 years as the council have...
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    05-05-2017, 12:02
    Beobloke replied to a thread Bose Soundwave in Blank Canvas
    I will always be grateful to Bose. About a year or so after we were married, Mrs. B and I found ourselves in one of those outlet shopping centres...
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    03-05-2017, 19:29
    On the power amp front, this JVC has some of the most scrumptious power meters I've seen in a while. ...
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    27-04-2017, 20:43
    Beobloke replied to a thread Pioneer PL 41 in Analogue Art
    Dan, that's a hell of a shame. The deck is a pretty simple one and the only components are a transformer, the synchronous motor and one capacitor....
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    Eyup beobloke.

    Really sorry to hear that you have moved on to HFN. i really enjoyed your column in HFW. Just wanted to wish you all the very best.
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    Hi Adam,

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    Hi Adam,

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