MC Phono Stage Bake-off

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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by CN211276 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:01 pm

I would never buy anything on the strength of a review, unless it was a reviewer whos opinions I respected. I would still need to audition or have a return option. A demonstration of the LP12 in the distant past convinced me of this.
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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Bigman80 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:05 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:46 pm
So you are saying more than one person is lying to me about what you said in private. Maybe they will confront you here about it. Yes you did introduce yourself and no I do not look frail and ill, far from it as my photo in the members photo thread shows. My eyes are very light sensitive and dry easily due to my pills, so I wear dark glasses in bright light and lights at MCRU were bright, and every couple of hours I put drops in them to replace the moisture that has gone missing. If I don't it feels like I have sand in my eyes. Absolutely nothing else could be seen as a health issue.

I have left the health statements up as I wanted to reply, but it will end there, it is ad hominem and in the process bloody rude, do it or similar again and it will be a strike and removed.
My statement was in reply to being asked if you were the same in person as you are on the internet.

I wasn't being rude about you.

You stated you weren't supposed to pick up the Big Bastard power supply as your Dr would have a fit, one of the attendee's was saying how you had been told you only had 6 months to live and you kept doing eye drops (now explained) so if I got the state of your health wrong then hopefully you can see how I came to that conclusion. I apologize if my empathy towards your health offended you.

If you are being told by multiple people that I am privately talking about you, I suggest you ask them to provide proof. I would also suggest people are stoking the fire with bullshit.
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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Bigman80 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:06 pm

CN211276 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:01 pm
I would never buy anything on the strength of a review, unless it was a reviewer whos opinions I respected. I would still need to audition or have a return option. A demonstration of the LP12 in the distant past convinced me of this.
You might be right but that's the beauty of eBay etc. I can gain personal experience and probably not lose any money moving it on.

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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by savvypaul » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:19 pm

Bigman80 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:06 pm
CN211276 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:01 pm
I would never buy anything on the strength of a review, unless it was a reviewer whos opinions I respected. I would still need to audition or have a return option. A demonstration of the LP12 in the distant past convinced me of this.
You might be right but that's the beauty of eBay etc. I can gain personal experience and probably not lose any money moving it on.
I will admit that I have always lusted after a pair of Rehdekos. I'd love to hear a set. Would I cough up without a home trial? Maybe...they are a rare and unusual design, no longer made. Might be my only chance.
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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Bigman80 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:22 pm

savvypaul wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:19 pm
Bigman80 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:06 pm
CN211276 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:01 pm
I would never buy anything on the strength of a review, unless it was a reviewer whos opinions I respected. I would still need to audition or have a return option. A demonstration of the LP12 in the distant past convinced me of this.
You might be right but that's the beauty of eBay etc. I can gain personal experience and probably not lose any money moving it on.
I will admit that I have always lusted after a pair of Rehdekos. I'd love to hear a set. Would I cough up without a home trial? Maybe...they are a rare and unusual design. Might be my only chance.
I've not heard of those. I'll google it! I love Google lol

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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by zebbo » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:27 pm

In my pre-NVA days I would very often buy second-hand gear on a whim, (sometimes quite expensive gear). As long as it is at a price such that you can move it on it's an interesting way of listening to different stuff.
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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Bigman80 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:34 pm

zebbo wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:27 pm
In my pre-NVA days I would very often buy second-hand gear on a whim, (sometimes quite expensive gear). As long as it is at a price such that you can move it on it's an interesting way of listening to different stuff.
That's pretty much my approach.

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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by savvypaul » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:35 pm

zebbo wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:27 pm
In my pre-NVA days I would very often buy second-hand gear on a whim, (sometimes quite expensive gear). As long as it is at a price such that you can move it on it's an interesting way of listening to different stuff.
I did the same for a while, but came to the conclusion that there were just too many blind alleys. Funnily enough, now that I have a system I am delighted with, I would feel more inclined to try something 'radical and interesting', just for the fun of it, and knowing that the 'A Team' was still here...hence, Rehdeko lust!
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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:56 pm

Listening to words out of context with an understanding that seems to twist and misinterpret things as normality, then you know why you are wrong. It was two cancer diagnosed people doing the doctors waiting room comparisons of symptoms. BOTH of those people are NVD (no visible disease) but both keep it that way by taking pills, and as with all pills they have side effects, especially cancer ones.

Do you want to know mine then we can let this go and you can stop being silly.

1/ I get the shits and have to take imodium (loperimide) in quantity.
2/ I have light sensitive and dry eyes
3/ My skin is thin and cuts and bleeds easily, including internal surfaces especially lungs. So I am instructed not to lift heavy weights as a lung surface rupture could be fatal.

Aggravating but better than being dead.

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Re: MC Phono Stage Bake-off

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:58 pm

Rehdeko lust! I heard them a couple of times at Paul Messengers. Somewhere in his store room I think he still has them.

Try wincing and smiling at the same time, that is the effect of them.

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