False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

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Re: False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

Unread post by Classicrock » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:02 pm

savvypaul wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:40 pm
Bigboy is now quoting DDR about anything and everything without ever describing the music. Last week he was selling his ZYX cartridge, now it's the best all round cartridge he's heard and compares it to Koetsu.

A few months ago he thought that the NVA Phono 2 w/ 2nd psu, was the best value for money possible. Now he is promoting other phono stages and organising bake-offs to exclude NVA.

Unreliable.
Probably been got at by Marco and Firebottle. His latest praise of ZYX in a Lenco arm smells of an incompatibility issue and frankly lacks credibility.

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Re: False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:26 pm

Here is an example for anyone who needs to see it. From my #1 false guru, first post i look at

Today, 12:10 #14 Marco
Site Owner/Administrator

Ah ok, gotcha now

Something to work on then, perhaps? However, it's not only the KIN's MC input which is 'challenged' in that way, in the face of a good head amp or SUT, used in conjunction with the accompanying MM input of the same phono stage, but pretty much EVERY standalone MC phono stage I've heard or tried to date.

Therefore, for me, something intrinsic/fundamental is going on, allowing the combination of MM stage+SUT (or head amp), when all else is equal, to 'ace' a standalone MC stage.

Marco.

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The arse should have come to Huddersfield bake-off then he would have seen how wrong he is. Where *THREE* stand alone phono stages pissed on the Firebottle. And people will read him and think he knows what he is talking about. He really needs to cure his stupidity by getting to listen to better product than what he owns, trouble is his ego will not allow him to consider he may have been wrong for all these years - that is the basis of the disease, be it flat earth Linn / Naim or valves or a self centred egotists like Marco who EVERYTHING HE DOES be it cars hi-fi or food is soooooo superior to everyone else - which is why he needs to own a forum.

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Re: False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:39 pm

Any votes for Wigwam or TAS knob heads. Though AoS and PFM seem to have largely cornered the market.

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Re: False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

Unread post by CN211276 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:11 am

Helen Bach from PFM.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

Sonore microRendu/McRU PS, Chord Mojo, NVA P50SA, NVA A80sMk2, NVA Cube 3s, NVA LS6, NVA TIS mk2, NVA SSP mk2, Rega Planar 3, Denon DL-110 cartridge, NVA Phono 1, NVA BMU, Grado SR 325e headphones.

Second system
Arcam Miniblink Bluetooth DAC, Marantz pm 5004, Wharfdale Diamond 121, QED 79 strand.

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Re: False Hi-Fi Gurus (or who you should ignore)

Unread post by Eric Shun » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:43 am

Two choices from me:

Pinky - with the help of a “friend” tries to be an electrical guru
Stratmangler - The flouncing, 35 years as a telecom engineer with BT who thinks he’s a technology guru but who never gives a straight answer and speaks continually in riddles
"I guess if the bulk of one's contribution here is to 'three words daily' then you're not going to feel the loss to the same extent are you."
RichB, describing the AoS forum admin Marco, 4th July 2017
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