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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:27 am

You have gone quiet on us, have you got bored with it.

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Unread post by karatestu » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:32 am

No Doc, not bored at all. Just having some time off and spending quality time with my kids.

Normal service will be resumed in the New Year :grin:
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:38 am

How is the new speaker cable, did you go to Les.

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Unread post by karatestu » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:23 pm

Speaker cable is fantastic Doc. It is definitely a grower as at first i did not know what was going on but i am becoming more and more aware of its loveliness as time goes on. Burn in or is it just more subtle ? The effect was not initially as large as when i added the TIS between cdp and pre. The Avondale speaker cables are very good but not so low on capacitance. The LS6 is a keeper for sure on sonic grounds alone but especially when playing about with removing poweramp zobel and output inductor (which i have not done yet).

Have not visited Les W yet but will do before the end of January.
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:52 pm

Pass the old codger :lol: my best. Us old codgers are getting less. The real guys who know something like Les and Colin are jewels in the hobby but they won't last for ever, there is a new one on the way up in Nick (Lurcher), but most are just knob heads like Arkwright and Serge. I haven't met open all hours, giz us a job, but met Serge when he had his shop back in the 80's, somewhere like Colchester of Chelmsford. Total knob head, can you imagine I am asked to visit with product, cannot get a word in edgeways and get a lecture on how to design amplifiers, even though he has never designed one. He just kept quoting and repeating Peter Walker of Quad. I think he even wore a white coat in the shop to show his status and brag about his technical ability. All he referred to was his test gear, mounds of useless lumps of metal just for his ego as he had learned how to use them. Obviously I (not so) politely left cursing the waste of time and petrol, and the amps were never even switched on. If anyone believes or takes seriously anything that man says they are up the wrong path - goodbye music.

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Unread post by karatestu » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:27 pm

Sure will Doc. Have you ever met Les ? Started his eectrical career down the pit. I think he is slightlyoder than you. Les deserves a medal for showing me and other Naim users the way to the light.

I thought Arkless was no spring chicken either ?
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:58 pm

Nor is Colin or Serge, we are all old gits. Nick is the relative spotty young lad :lol: :lol: pretending to be father Christmas.

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