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    Today, 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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    Today, 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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    Today, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 21:14
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    15", mate. Marco.
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 17:49
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Cool... As far as I'm concerned, nothing can ever sound 'too real', so I want it, warts and all! I would never deliberately 'tone down' a recording....
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    Yesterday, 16:43
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Lol... I think Tony Sallis (Coherent) is on record saying something along the lines of people have a 'realism scale' that they want (and can handle)...
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    Yesterday, 13:54
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Precisely, which is why you can get the music to sound good in your system, rather than like a distorted PA stack!;) Plus, if you play it loudly...
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    Yesterday, 13:30
    Marco replied to a thread Chester Hifi Show 2018 in Blank Canvas
    Indeed, but in terms of the goals we have with our systems, as hi-fi enthusiasts (to try and reproduce the original sound as accurately as possible),...
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