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Volleyguy, did dueland give you any idea of approximate ti ... Sherod
Duelund did say this is a quote from an e-mail "the ca ... Volleyguy
If you're not happy after a week with the cast on the mids, ... Sherod
Sherod i have vsf for the mids and a set of cast for the twe ... Volleyguy
Break in hey jude starting to open up (cast) i can easily t ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, congrats on those casts, we should start a club. ... Stormen
Halcro, my casts seemed to get better and better over a cou ... Stormen
Everything running without a glitch until duelund went into ... Volleyguy
Well at least no damage to the speakers or the caps. hooked ... Volleyguy
Have the duelund's in vsf in midrange and the linn klout/kai ... Volleyguy
Glad to hear your vsf duelund caps are coming on song volley ... Halcro
Halcro nice system. the gentleman i bought my lp12 from boug ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, i agree completely that plastic should be avoide ... Stormen
Volleyguy, i had a kebschull valve pre-amp immediately befor ... Halcro
Stormen and in the midrange? i am out looking for another v ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, running 2 way right now, so should have read woo ... Stormen
Yes I did.
I read too much before doing mine. My daughter and I are going through my vinyl collection this weekend to sort out the worn ones. (she loves doing that and I am not sure why) Where I had doubts and was not sure before there is no doubt now! You can hear clear as day a worn or even slightly worn vinyl.
I am wiring up the other speaker tomorrow.
Also getting another vintage amp. Looking right now. I have become convinced that there is something about the vintage amps. Maybe the resistors or caps or maybe just the tubes. Not sure yet.
My SS sounds like listening in Black and White. I know some say tube amps are colored. Give me color over Black and White any day.
One thing is for certain I have become a HUGE Duelund fan. Upon switching from one speaker to the other the difference is staggering.
I have become a fan of not just the caps but Steen's findings.
I am buying a second amp that is largely the same, for parts as well. I want all plastic out. I have been reading some vintage stuff and guys say that when they change the resistors and caps in the amps you lose the sound. Of course they will have been going to plastic caps.
This has been very humbling for me. I used to think you needed to spend a ton of $ on a system.
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I think i found the problem in the vintage amp. the one an ... Volleyguy
I did find out the cap runs from the 12ax7 low level (phono ... Volleyguy
Don't worry about a part that doesnt' measure 'exactly' as m ... Magfan
Magfan the part that smoked (the capacitor) was the only new ... Volleyguy
I'd sure find out! how long had it been on when it 'smoked' ... Magfan
The best place to seek advice on the fisher is the audiokarm ... Wavetrader
Thanks wavetrader i am going to go there. i did see a pic a ... Volleyguy
Thanks for the help i did find the cap is a 100uf 100v elect ... Volleyguy
Since vinyl is my main source any suggestions. i find the fi ... Volleyguy
Sorry guys no camparisions from cast and vsf yet. looking fo ... Volleyguy
Not attempting to bring this thread back to life, but i foun ... Undertow
I will check it out for sure undertow. i feel not ready to ... Volleyguy
Will be able to test caps soon with at least 4 different vin ... Volleyguy
Jody/volleyguy, before you "lose you mind over vintage, ... Dgarretson
Sorry dave they will be mailed within one hour. i "real ... Volleyguy
What size are the mundorfs? supreme or supreme silver oil? t ... Undertow
Mundorf supreme 10uf mundorf supreme 3.3uf mundorf supreme 2 ... Volleyguy
Sorry forgot to say thanks dave. i was never going to keep ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, thanks for checking out the caps & for returning. ... Dgarretson
Dave the "losing my mind over vintage" is what fee ... Volleyguy
All the mundorf caps are for sale very cheap on e-bay. inclu ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, i must say, i experienced a huge leap in quality ... Stormen
I too am running total solid state and the duelunds are a re ... Halcro
Stormen and halcro i will give what i think is possible. ... Volleyguy
Volleyguy, you can do much better than a lp12....especially ... Halcro
Halcro on my linn ss the lp12 blows away the cd player. my l ... Volleyguy
Well now i'm completely confused? are you saying that the li ... Halcro
Halcro i am somewhat confused myself. the tubes make the cd ... Volleyguy
Have two (new) old fishers here one x101 and a 500c. the x10 ... Volleyguy
nichicon electrolytics from michael percy is your best bet ... G_24
G_24 thanks i never hear people talk much about electrolyti ... Volleyguy
Put the duelund vsf's into the tweeter caps (which is all th ... Volleyguy
I can't believe i read the whole thing! ok, i skipped over s ... Danmyers