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    10-12-2017, 11:25
    Lerxst replied to a thread Oil change advice in Idle Vice
    There is some stuff Shell make called WOM (White Oil Medical). Don't worry about finding it - buy Johnson's baby oil. It is that mineral oil with...
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    03-12-2017, 22:19
    You didn't get that impression from me I hope!
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    03-12-2017, 22:10
    I use 7digital quite a lot. Reasonable range with about 7 formats including 24-bit FLAC if you are a fan. 16 bit is OK for me. Get the real thing...
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    03-12-2017, 21:48
    That's it! I remember thinking that the disk did not having much support - just in 3 places. So, the best thing I ever heard was this with a black...
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    03-12-2017, 21:15
    Still going? Wow. It was about 1983 when I went I think. He did this trick with an SME arm where he put a pencil under the record when it was playing...
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    03-12-2017, 21:05
    A friend of mine gets his 12AX7s from Manufacturer JJ. Slovakia. Not sure what the difference is with those and the 12AU7s without looking it up. He...
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    03-12-2017, 20:54
    Lerxst replied to a thread Its not xmas yet in Abstract Chat
    :-) I was being a little bit sarcastic there, sorry. Not many of us (the family) left now but it was always the girls who loved getting it all ready....
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    03-12-2017, 20:29
    Lerxst replied to a thread Vinyl or CD? in Blank Canvas
    One drawback with LPs I think - they are a bit susceptible to damage - mistakes, mishandling etc. I like CDs because you can make your own and...
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    02-12-2017, 21:01
    Lerxst replied to a thread Its not xmas yet in Abstract Chat
    I always see the guys in the streets around here hanging flashing lights from trees, bushes, porches, and in some cases, entire houses. In our...
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    02-12-2017, 20:47
    Lerxst replied to a thread Naim good or overrated in Blank Canvas
    Has anyone got any of the "not so good" ones I can have for free? Many thanks in advance ;)
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    02-12-2017, 20:36
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    It does make you wonder, but Google it - they do not have a bad track record of failures or problems so far. Time will tell. It is a young company I...
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    02-12-2017, 16:29
    I'm glad I can't remember exactly what it sounded like - it was in a high end shop called London Sound in Ruislip a long time ago. I don't want...
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    02-12-2017, 16:05
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    I have it back now and seems ok. Fast service but no idea what they did - nada info.
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    26-11-2017, 21:20
    Lerxst is a name that appeared now and then on albums by Rush - one of the parts in "La Villa Stangiato" is called "A Lerxst in Wonderland" I think....
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    25-11-2017, 09:54
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    I am just letting them repair it. Full warranty assured.
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    25-11-2017, 09:41
    Hmm, still a little bit confused. Begs the question why the likes of Arcam and NAD do not make any 40Watt or 80watt power amps anymore. But...
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    25-11-2017, 09:12
    Lerxst replied to a thread Hi audio and music lovers in Welcome
    Welkom bij AOS, Patrice! Ik ben Engels maar heb in Nederland gewoond en spreek de taal dus een beetje. Copeland is inderdaad een goede drummer....
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    24-11-2017, 06:53
    Hi Geoff, Yes, I get that. Let's say for argument's sake that it is twice as loud (+10dB). Would my volume control be half as sensitive?
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    24-11-2017, 00:00
    Hi, I have an 80 watt power amp. The household name varieties start at 500 watt. Ish. Power (watts), in this context, is not linear as I...
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    23-11-2017, 19:21
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    They think the tweeter is broken, not the crossover, and want to repair it. With a six-month warranty on that! When I have 4.5 years warranty...
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    22-11-2017, 22:57
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    Exactly what I have - just dead. You made me have a good search, Russell, cos, quite frankly I have been thinking "how do they make these bloody...
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    22-11-2017, 19:55
    Ebony. Just to be posh. It is just beautiful stuff to work with too, dense as hell. You want it it to deaden sound, right?
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    22-11-2017, 19:43
    Lerxst replied to a thread Hello from Warsaw in Welcome
    Hi Dar, I did check it out but....not really my kinda thing. Thanks anyway
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    22-11-2017, 19:35
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    Wow. Which model?
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    21-11-2017, 21:23
    Lerxst replied to a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    Nah, you can't open these. All glued - not a screw in sight. First swapped the left and right speaker connectors on the amp. Same thing. I hoped...
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    21-11-2017, 21:01
    Lerxst started a thread Third time lucky? in Blank Canvas
    Hi all, Last night it seems like a crossover broke in one of my QAcoustics 3050s. Only 7 months old. Changed a CD - and wtf? Everything has...
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    18-11-2017, 19:50
    Lerxst replied to a thread Heads You Win? in Abstract Chat
    I was kidding. Who'd want this this? I wouldn't. You'd still have 1000 year old ears for a start. This obsession with living as long as possible is...
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    18-11-2017, 00:07
    Lerxst replied to a thread Jokes & Funnies in Abstract Chat
    An old one: Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to find her poor doggy a bone As she bent over, Rover came over and gave her a bone of his...
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    18-11-2017, 00:00
    Lerxst replied to a thread Heads You Win? in Abstract Chat
    He's done a couple of rehearsals with kadavers, so that's a good start. You could just keep going - a new body every 10 years. Eat as much as you...
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    17-11-2017, 23:25
    Sounds like you have tried everything. I am convinced certain equipment matches can cause this effect. I had a boomy system - Modaunt Short...
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