Vinyl Revirginizer

The thread starts as follows: Just ordered a bottle of this stuff: http://recordrevirginizer.com/ Some discussion here: http://www.lencoheaven.net/forum/index.php?topic=2797.0 and also reviewed in March issue of HFW. I can’t bring myself to spend £400 on a cleaning machine, I just don’t have enough records (about 300) to justify it. Anyone tried it already? Or the Wood glue […]

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PINK TRIANGLE: Happy Anniversary – taking a Pink Triangle for a spin

The thread starts ….. This is a thread about my interest in modifying a Pink Triangle – my own early Mk1 PT from when I worked at the company. In part it is to investigate the “belt drive” prejudice, in part to revisit with Arthur the original thoughts behind the Anniversary turntable as the company’s […]

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SPENDOR: Big Spendors for a not so big spender

“I’m wondering if anyone has any thoughts on this: My perfect hi-fi would probably be Spendor SP100Rs driven by suitable Naim stuff, but I could never possibly afford that. http://s560.photobucket.com/albums/s…lies/17433.gif So what about the older 100 series Spendors? The S100 or SP100? And what to drive them with? My past experiences with smaller Naim (Nait […]

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Restoring HiFi

A have a question i need a pretty proffesional answer to. The only person i think could possibly head me to right direction is Anthony TD. It’s regarding the restoration of two Open Reel machines..I have some scratched paint that i will refinish as original but i will lose some transfers. The transfers in question […]

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HARBETH: Moving on from them; is Wilson Benesch the intelligent answer?

The thread starts: I gather that these are polar opposites in principles, with WB taking carbon fibre to reduce/damp vibration and Harbeth based on thin walls to embrace the vibration. I have listened to number of speakers over the years and am considering small standmounts, including WB Arc and Vertex but haven’t heard any Harbeth. […]

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HI Res Foo

Will someone please show illustrate to me why there is no point going beyond 16/44. Personally I cannot discern any difference, I would however appreciate knowing why, in detail. Many thanks. Dip in and out HERE ===//=== Get the inside track on forthcoming notable live music gigs by clicking HERE ===//=== Our preference – based […]

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Modding – Where to start

The thread starts: Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere, but I did a search on where to start and drew a blank Due to unforeseen circumstances, ill health and a relationship breakdown, I find myself unable to work for 6 months and the need to move from a house to a flat. This means […]

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HARBETH: Tube Integrated Pairing For Harbeth Monitor 30.1

The thread starts:  Looking for advice to help a friend who is building a system around a pair of Harbeth Monitor 30.1’s. His room is medium/small (14 X 16 X 8)and his listening habits mostly chamber music, jazz and acoustic singer-songwriter with some occasional rock and big band. He wants an integrated tube amp under […]

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Audio mavericks – the press and forums

There are a few threads running at the moment that have rekindled a quandary that has long frustrated and bemused me .Why are one man band maverick designer manufacturers often ridiculed by the audio press and vocal public(us on forums) these people often move completely away from accepted norms in audio and make unique products […]

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Testing audiophile claims and myths

  The thread starts: So, we love to have a good discussion/argument/rant here (and on all the other audio forums I have seen) about the many claims audiophiles make that others dismiss as myths. The arguments go round in circles; I hear a difference – but there cannot be a difference, it is all in […]

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Younger generation audio quality ?

I was thinking today about the younger generation , Will they ever get to hear decent quality audio ? Most youngsters now days only use mobile phones for everything. My daughter looks forward to our weekly listening on a Friday night she is amazed at the superior quality on all formats. 8 track R2R and […]

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