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About ff1d1l

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  • Turn Table
    JVC QL-66Y, Techie
  • SUT / Phono Stage
    Russel Technologies
  • Digital Source 1
    Sony CDP-557ESD
  • Digital Source 2
    Yamaha DVD2700,
  • DAC
    W4Sound,MusFid V90
  • Integrated Amp
    Luxman L5
  • Pre-Amp
    Khozmo zfoil passive
  • Power Amp/s
    Luxkit Z504, Z501
  • My Speakers
    Urei 811, 12"M Golds
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    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. ff1d1l

    Dunkirk film: Is there anything right?

    I liked it very much. I've seen it three times. The only credibility gap I had was the length of the glide of the Spitfire in the end. And the seat fabric pattern in the train at the end. I liked the spare dialog. The shifted time. The complete lack of love interest. The no happy ending for the random accident to the lad on the boat - luck comes all ways, fortunately and unfortunately. I found it spellbinding. Subsequent viewings release more detail, there's a lot in this film. Could have done without the America-pleasing flatulence at the very end, but all in all a class act.
  2. ff1d1l

    MQA A Hoax and a Con ------Bob Carver

    Still got one. Noisy fans though great sound.
  3. ff1d1l

    Turntable etc.

    I had one with an SME for a good few years, when I was younger. My partner had one a bit later with a rega RB300. I was pleased enough at the time, but noticed a substantial gain in SQ moving up ,and it was up, to a LP12 People used to say the Roksan was better than the Linn - I certainly thought the design really well thought out, and more brainwork in evidence than the Linn. So I imagine it would comfortably better the TD160. Note, I have more recently heard a TD160 sound really good - Audioflyer (Sharif')s, but I think he'd rebuilt and modified it extensively. £695 sounds steep to me, unless the cartridge is something stellar. But then I'm a tight 8ugger who likes to pick stuff up for nowt!
  4. ff1d1l

    Turntable etc.

    I don't have direct experience of the Roksan, but I've had a couple of Thorens 160s - I'd go for the Roksan. What arm does it have?
  5. ff1d1l

    Turntable etc.

    Check for sag.
  6. ff1d1l

    Bucket loads of bass !!

    18" to 15" reduction ring and chuck in some Monitor Golds...could be nice, not a million miles away from a rectangular GRF.
  7. ff1d1l

    Your top 10 war films

    ....By Thomas Keneally.
  8. ff1d1l

    Your top 10 war films

    Got paths of Glory too....maybe tomorrow.
  9. ff1d1l

    Your top 10 war films

    Just watched Rome, Open City - rivetting and excellent film, many thanks for the heads up.
  10. ff1d1l

    Linn Forum Moves To WAM Forum

    Linnfamy, linnfamy, they've all got it linnfamy...
  11. ff1d1l

    Your top 10 war films

    Missed Downfall off my list...a worthy inclusion, also Schindlers List (great book btw). Just looked up Rome Open City, looks great, will investigate further.
  12. ff1d1l

    Your top 10 war films

    The Island on Bird St Das Boot Dunkirk (the god damn awful 2017 Christopher Nolan effort) Cold Mountain Ice Cold in Alex Apocalypse Now The Revenant
  13. ff1d1l

    Are you a hi-fi hoarder?

    Confirmed hoarder here... Not in any current system and waiting, forlorn on the subs bench we have 2 Leak stereo 20s 2 Dynatron LF10s 2 Dynatron LF48s Pairs of: Tannoy gold 12" Tannoy silver 12" Tannoy Gold 15" Tannoy Red 15" in Autograph enclosures Tannoy HPD 15" Altec 604 8K Leak Sandwich Tannoy CPA 12s Urei 809s JVC M-L10 and P L-10 Luxkit Z504 Luxman L410 I'll stop there....there is more....That Garrard and those Lencos for instance...Jbl 4410s... As Rabski says above...