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    Yesterday, 20:56
    Trouble is, that was a reflection of your arse, not your face:eyebrows:;) Marco.
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    Yesterday, 19:30
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Sure, and at the end of the day all speakers are a compromise. And although I care about it to a degree and consider it as important, I'm just not a...
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    Yesterday, 19:19
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Hi Jim, No I haven't. I'm aware of them, but haven't heard them. I'd certainly listen to the Blades with an open mind, but I doubt they'd be my...
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    Yesterday, 17:58
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Lol - indeed. Btw, I'm happy to speculate in public about anything to do with hi-fi - call it 'thinking out loud', but it doesn't mean I'm right....
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    Yesterday, 17:56
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    As you know, I enjoyed your MBLs, and to my ears they didn't lack slam, but your MBLs are less conventional and not the type of floorstanding designs...
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    Yesterday, 17:52
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Yesh, but I don't really care about the whys and wherefores - simply the results of what I hear! :ner:;) You're right, Martin, but as you know,...
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    Yesterday, 17:27
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Now you see, that's *exactly* the type of slim-baffled large floorstanding speaker I don't like, with side-firing bass drivers, which simply don't...
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    Yesterday, 17:14
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Never mind reading, it's LISTENING to them that matters most...!;) I understand where you're coming from. However, I'm just talking about as an...
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    Yesterday, 16:38
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    No worries and noted. However, two things: In terms of the "WAF solution", I'm referring to the types of customers decent hi-fi dealers around the...
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    Yesterday, 14:52
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Dunno about that... Maybe not directly, but can you imagine how easy it would be to sell large, wide-baffled speakers these days to your average...
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    Yesterday, 14:42
    a strip-search ensues
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    Yesterday, 14:41
    It's been sunny and dry so far all day here, but also quite windy, although not too cold. Currently 15C. Nice walking weather, which I'm just back...
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    Yesterday, 10:36
    ram your thing-in
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    Yesterday, 07:03
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    You'd be very welcome. It's not that far, as I've done the opposite journey to yours :) Marco.
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    Yesterday, 06:56
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Yes, I think so, although Macca has heard my Tannoys and Paul's (RFC), so that's about the closest. Thing is, you haven't heard mine in my system...
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    Yesterday, 06:13
    Nice to hear, Russell. You must be very proud :) Based on what they've told me, I don't think my parents had much trouble with me either. But then...
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    25-04-2018, 23:20
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Yeah Tom, you're probably right. Would it be correct to say that 15" MGs have lighter, or perhaps 'faster reacting' cones, than those used on 15"...
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    25-04-2018, 22:52
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    And mine, but not as much as SCALE, together with the ability to portray that effect naturally and effortlessly with music, which for me only the...
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    25-04-2018, 22:35
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Absolutely. I simply couldn't have lived with mine with their stock crossovers, as they sounded rather tubby and old-fashioned - not my thing at all....
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    25-04-2018, 21:41
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Churz... I don't really want this turning into a game of loudspeaker 'top trumps', though, as that's not what it's about. Marco.
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    25-04-2018, 21:14
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    15", mate. Marco.
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    25-04-2018, 20:59
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    That's most likely how things would pan out, Jerry: both speakers would have their respective strengths and weaknesses :) The reality could well...
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    25-04-2018, 20:34
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Ha - aye, I'm defo the shy, easily heartbroken type! :D:D Marco.
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    25-04-2018, 20:30
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    :popcorn::popcorn: Fancy having a go at this, mate? Marco.
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    25-04-2018, 20:25
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Aye, because Justers (like me) is not really a "toned down" or "relaxed" kinda guy, and showed you how your system should sound! :ner::D ;) ...
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    25-04-2018, 18:32
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Have you ever sat in the same room, close to where someone's playing a trumpet? If so, the answer is YES!;) Otherwise, how intense that sound is...
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    25-04-2018, 18:22
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Interesting, was that in his new house or his old one? If it was the latter, then I can kind of see where you're coming from, although I wouldn't...
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    25-04-2018, 18:17
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    I must say I'm rather surprised, as you don't 'voice' your cables that way, and which I've always found as very neutral and revealing... So how do...
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    25-04-2018, 18:09
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Fair enough, it's your system. I just don't do any deliberate tailoring. I want to hear the maximum amount of musical information any recording, and...
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    25-04-2018, 17:59
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    But, if you can, why not try and have it all...? I would never knowingly trade one for the other. For me, that's a sure way of turning a system into...
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