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horace last won the day on February 15 2017

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About horace

  • Rank
    Not allowed near the classifieds while drunk
  • Birthday 08/08/1968

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  • Location
    Morpeth (Northum)
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Wigwam Info

  • Turn Table
    Michell Orbe
  • Tone Arm & Cartridge
    AN Arm 1 / Hana SL
  • SUT / Phono Stage
    Sugden PA-4
  • Digital Source 1
    Rega Jupiter / IO
  • Digital Source 2
    Bluesound Node
  • DAC
    Fiio D3
  • Integrated Amp
    Gato Dia-250
  • My Speakers
    Zu Definition 2
  • Trade Status
    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. Speaking as an owner of the original DIA-250, I reckon this is an absolute bargain. Truly.
  2. horace


    'I'm sorry sir, but we don't have any bags big enough for the speakers'. 'That's a pity - In that case, I'll just have a couple of metres of 79 strand'. 'Right you are sir. See you again soon.'
  3. horace

    A total nightmart

    Speaking of songs that don't translate well, I once had the dubious pleasure of hearing 'My Way' sung in Vietnamese by a drunken octogenarian in a karaoke bar in France. Thirty years on, it still haunts me...
  4. horace

    A total nightmart

    It's OK - but when they depart spatially, start worrying. Oh, and go easy on the meths.
  5. horace

    A total nightmart

    If it's any consolation, the other day Mrs horace (after a couple of large sherbets) described one of my son's classmates (who is a big lad for his age) as 'built like a sh*t brickhouse'. I managed not to wet myself - which is a notable achievement at my age.
  6. horace

    A total nightmart

    Make sure you wait for the assistant to get back to the window with the bottle before asking for the hula hoops - and the Mars Bar.
  7. By the end I just wanted all the main characters to get shot and be done with it. A flm that failed to persuade me to care - at all. Dire.
  8. Indeed. I had one of those, and regretted parting with it so much that I replaced it years later with a Jupiter/IO - which I still use.
  9. Pretty good shout, that. Simple, fuss free, good sound.
  10. Niche porn really has diversified recently...
  11. You Sir, are in no position to criticise
  12. Arnowld SchwarzenEGGer? I'll stop now, I promise.