lohanimal

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Belts vs Direct Drive and correcting experiments
If you do a search on google and write in kenwood trio L07 D - I think you will find the website i was looking at - this shows how to make the mate - not too difficult.I will be reporting updates on my system as and when they are mae and posting i... 
transfiguration temper v compliance
thanks nsgarch 
Dartzeel 108 vs Ayre Mr-X
Hello gents Why is it that you have narrowed down to the ayre and the dartzeel?If you like dartzeel - try out DNM as well - they use those same rhedeko speakers for product develoment.Also check out Lavardin - The former UK importer of Dartzeel us... 
Solid State Phono Preamp.
check out the whest 0.20 - it is great - the price belies its brilliance!I know whest also make a new 0.30 version, and a top of the line reference - which I'm convinced will be incredible 
Tube vs. Solid State Phono Stage
i did a load of reviews of phono stages in 2005, and came to the conclusion that one should not try and differentiate between tube and solid state, but on the sound you like, and whichever stage delivers that sound, that's the one you want.An impo... 
Top Ten Speakers of All Time?
1. The big MBL's 111 I think (with MBL amps)- incredibly even top to bottom - and they create genuine ambiance like live musicians...2. Yamaha NS1000 (with Lavardin IT amp - what i use)- the closest thing to being at a live event - astonishingly f... 
Yamaha NS-1000M
i appreciate with cones/single drivers you et a good image, but they are completely useless in the bass, or high frequency extension IMHOI've made a couple of horn speakers, and whilst they do sound great for a while - great imaging, the rest of i... 
GRASS IS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE
Taking on board Bish and Pawlowski.I do agree with what you say Bish, the problem I find is that enarly all music I get to hear live is via amplifiers, and cheap speakers - I think most live gigs are like that. It is really nice to hear totally un... 
The best speaker you ever heard?
For overall coherence, depth of field, width of image, and all round eveness from bass to the top of treble, I was most impressed with Avalon Eidelons driven by Conrad Johnson ART2 and Premier.For the life like feel and presence look no further th... 
How do I go backwards?
My posts to this, responses I have seen have made me, and I hope others, to put things into perspective. It may be a cliche, but one which your thread has had me as well as I think others, question the full relevance of their hi-fi in the context ... 
Why Don't More People Love Audio?
Hi fi is not branded in a way that gives identity, Hi fi tends to reflect ones personality than something to aspire to - that is unless you shop at from some pretentious git.A car/ house/ clothes/ watch buy you an image - Hi Fi doesn't, unless it ... 
Cheap tweaks...What would YOU reccomend?
Check out the Shun Mook website that gives a few idea - ie stacking magazines in a corner behind speakers is a great bass trap.Also try your hand at making some cables - the tnt audio website has a great step by step plan and diagram.Lohan 
Girlfriends and wifes, how do YOU cope?
1. First of all tell her that women have better hearing than men - this is in fact true, and one of those few times women claim they are superior and are. follow it up by saying the system is for her too as a result of this.2. Following on from th... 
Cars. What does the typical audiophile drive?
Renaultsport CLIO 182 with Cup suspension - I had to get one at 31 before I looked like a twerp at an older age! 
How do I go backwards?
Hello JademI read one of your first update posts about your health just now, and apologise for not taking it into consideration with my earlier posting.I understand you saw your shrinkologist about your having to give up your 'extreme' interests t...