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Replacing Amp Caps
https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Nichicon/LNT1K223MSE?qs=%2Fha2pyFadujWNTRYoFZetWFsfOgqQfBavn9UCQaI2cVASAlZVSsWkg%3D%3D At just 2000 hours for the Cornell-Dubilier getting the above with the higher max temp should extend its life considerab... 
Replacing Amp Caps
Yes, there are mounting clamps on the bottom plate. I had already figured that they would most likely have to be re-tapped if the new diameter was smaller. Obviously a same diameter cap would be the most ideal situation but from my searches thus f... 
Replacing Amp Caps
Great information from everyone, thank you. I will continue looking and see what I can locate in stock. While I have a spare amp I am currently using I would like to try and do this in a timely manner.The manufacturers names I have seen and assume... 
Need Help Locating Schematics for Bedini 100/100
Yeah, I did the normal, took off the top, checked fuses, looked for anything burnt on boards. I had reached out to Vasken  Shahinian as they recommended them with their speakers and was running it with before it died.Tomorrow will dive a little de... 
Bedini 25/25 1 meg
I have a 100/100 in a system in my office, and it does not run all that hot, more warm to the touch. Drives my Arc's with authority with no strain at all. I run it with a Quicksilver Tube pre and stream from various sources during my work day. 
Unknown wood on B&W 802 series 80
It is some type of soft wood, looking at grain pattern as they are fairly spread. Was taken from a relatively small tree with a lot of branches, could be a birch or maple as it is able to take a lot of different stains fairly well  
How to select a good Speaker Cable
Interesting thoughts which has me looking to experiment considering the little investment required. Was wondering if you have a source for spade connectors for a 1/0 gauge wire? I could only come up with a connector for welding cables with a 5/16 ... 
Threshold, Levinson, Bryston, Krell, ?others? used amps
I bought a ML23.5 used and have had it for 20+ years so far. It is now in a second system but sees moderate use still. Running perfectly and recently picked up a full set of caps to overhaul at some point when I can do without it for a bit. It was... 
My #@%$ Cat Destroyed My ARC REF 5SE. Soliciting Suggestions.
I don't know where you are located, but I had Ben from High End Audio Repair  in Brooklyn NY http://highendaudiorepair.com/ replace output caps that were damaged in shipping by careless UPS. He is a authorised ARC repair shop and a dog lover (so I... 
Are CD players goig the way of the 8 track,and the cassette?
As luck, or the lack there of, happens I was preparing for an evening of listening as I was preparing to insert a new Sain pc into my system. I was going to start with a few favorite tracks and then make the switch to identify any immediate change... 
Why Don't More People Into Music Reproduction At Home Play Around With Musical Instruments
As a 'prop' for my listening room I recently had my Fender Mustang circa 1965 completely refurbished. Having played it back in the day I thought it might be a good idea to pick up a amp comparable to what I used to use and give it a whirl when the... 
What could cause this amp to fail?
Sorry about your issues with the Perreaux. I still have a 3150 that I bought in the late 90's, I hold onto it as a spare....just in case kina thing. By and large they are built like tanks and rarely need repair, although with age comes failures in... 
How many NICE looking high end floor standing speaker are there at present
How about something from Shahinian Acoustics,  Obelisk, small in stature, big in sound, depending on favorite types of music. Looks not so much like a conventional speaker. With a little more room available, maybe his Hawk assembly. Have both, one... 
Power Cord Suggestions REF 5se
As a follow-up, I ordered the Pure Current from Chris the other day, he said at the time it is 2/3 weeks out. So in a short time I will know the improvement. Thank you all for your input, and sorry it took so long, but obviously there have been ot... 
Pass 260.8 owners...Question
It sounds very right after an hour or so, the veil lifts. Just something I had not experienced before