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Ian last won the day on October 31 2015

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About Ian

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  • Birthday 10/07/1962

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  • Turn Table
    Project Classic
  • Tone Arm & Cartridge
    Goldring 1042
  • Digital Source 1
    Quad CDP-2
  • Pre-Amp
    Croft 25R + S
  • Power Amp/s
    Croft 7 Monos
  • My Speakers
    Harbeth P3ESR
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    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. And this and this are brilliant, though I don't know who Billie Eilish is
  2. After changing nothing for 5 years, over the past 3 months I had Glenn Croft add the external PSU to my 25R pre, sent him my 7 power and got two monos back and changed my P3ESRs for the Anniversaries. System changes are back into sleep mode again .
  3. Leeds tonight, can't wait.
  4. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Barrel-voice-Custom-made-Bookshelf-Full-range-Speaker-Black-Oak-color/254436221790?_trkparms=aid%3D555021%26algo%3DPL.SIMRVI%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20190711100440%26meid%3D76e26f5036a940b7896911186b8848f1%26pid%3D100752%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D10%26mehot%3Dpf%26sd%3D233427596467%26itm%3D254436221790%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100752.m1982 Well, they're unique and not too expensive !
  5. I don't stream, no issue at all with the format, I just don't do it. Playing a record brings me a great deal of joy. Since upgrading my cart. this is my much preferred way to play. Background music is pre-recorded Radio - Don Letts is a god !
  6. I thought I'd report that I've achieved perfection to my ears and wanted to share as there's humour here. I've stuck a couple of Brimars in my power amps (GE 12BH7A in there previously) and they've just taken the edge off the openness, separation and clarity and added a tiny bit of warmth. We're talking small changes here. So basically I've added a bit of colouration and quite possibly reduced the ultimate performance of my system in absolute fidelity terms but like it more. It's definitely made the Anniversary Harbeths sound more like my old ones . Bloody madness !
  7. Classic British monitor in beautiful finish bump
  8. Wobble over, back up for sale - tough call this !
  9. A conclusion has been reached. A sensible trial session of both speakers involving a friend yesterday and Jane (my wonderful wife) today. I was involved too ! The Annies are staying, Kate Bush also had an input (Jane adores her and I bought a bargain 4 LP remastered box yesterday). There's perhaps less difference than I originally perceived, but in terms of openness and clarity they just have the edge. And technical terms apart, they do play music pretty well . They really do remind me of 'stats and it was this that I think I couldn't get my head round. Thanks again each for the input, sharing here and getting stuff out of my head really helped. I prefer the finish of the others though !
  10. The JJ was bought new by myself from Hot Rox and is barely used, The Edicron history is unknown to me but it works great. £25 the pair delivered please, payment by BT please.