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Forum: General 23rd July 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,727
Posted By steve s
Re: pye mozart hfs 20

i restored one, my lad now has it, copper coupling caps, wired out the tone controls in the pre amp, new coupling caps there too, leave the old valves in if they work ok,( will sound much better than...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 23rd July 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,572
Posted By steve s
Re: Motorbikes.

the morgan is a 4 wheeler... unfortunately,.. i too would have loved an aero

mines a 1937 flat rad 4/4.. bought in boxes just before i sold the ariel, i've got the engine and gear box rebuilt and...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 22nd July 2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,572
Posted By steve s
Re: Motorbikes.

Nice ariel baggy, i restored one of those about 15 years ago, it was the traditional maroon when i bought it, i did some research through the club to find it was sold as an export model in red and...
Forum: Loudspeakers 17th October 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,319
Posted By steve s
Re: Question about horns

the audiom 81's are fine drivers, in open baffle they sound so detailed
their big motor will result in a little more roll of in the lower registers
the 61's are very good too..

i'm using mine...
Forum: General 10th June 2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,248
Posted By steve s
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

there's lots of systems there you can use, your more than welcome to put your amps and deck on my speakers... or my amp and speakers.. and i would guess all the lads there will say the same...
...
Forum: General 7th June 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,248
Posted By steve s
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

Chopsaw..As Andrew has implied your mate dean is very welcome i'll put him on the main list on the audio-talk forum

and by the sound of his preferences.. he will fit in very well

your deck...
Forum: General 4th June 2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,248
Posted By steve s
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

not long now to our next meet..

there seems lots of new kit to hear so i guess it will be a good day again


names so far...

tony moore
dave tb
steve cresswell
Forum: News 1st June 2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,940
Posted By steve s
Re: Peter Comeau joins IAG

i think your likely to have to make your own like the rest of us..
baffles have always really been a diy thing.. excepting briggs in the late 50's.. and he was copying the diy brigade at the time,...
Forum: Loudspeakers 21st May 2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By steve s
Re: Precision devices bass speakers

It is is i think, they had the best prices by far..

is it the pd154 your looking at?

i'm hoping to test a pair if pd2150 to see if they do what i want..

you never know..?
Forum: Loudspeakers 19th May 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By steve s
Re: Precision devices bass speakers

sort of dave...

i'm hoping to test a pair in ob in the next week or so .... they are close to emience price wise

there's a place on the south coast has good prices..
steve
Forum: General 19th May 2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,248
Posted By steve s
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

it will be nice to see you all..

it will be a good day..

they alway are...

any one who's not been to one of our meets.. this is like a day in a diy hi fi shop..if one existed..

thanks...
Forum: General 6th April 2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,248
Posted By steve s
DIY meet sat 13th june

hi All,


I've booked eggborough social club for 1 day sat 13th june

location is Eggborough on the A19 north of the M62 junct 34, yorkshire

buffet is £5 head
the rooms are £100 for...
Forum: News 5th March 2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,664
Posted By steve s
Re: The HifiWigWam show, sponsored by Chester Group is go!

open baffles... ?


the cart...

it was a 60's shure m3d mm, that had a new unplayed stylus fitted the night before.. there was a touch of sibulance, but most did not notice that

its sound...
Forum: News 5th March 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,664
Posted By steve s
Re: The HifiWigWam show, sponsored by Chester Group is go!

that was me...
i reconised you from your biking gear..
thats what hi eff and se amps can do...
if I posted that about playing led zep.. no one would believe me..

thanks for the comments and i...
Forum: News 28th February 2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,664
Posted By steve s
Re: The HifiWigWam show, sponsored by Chester Group is go!

Is any one from this forum going tomorrow..?
i have a room for my diy kit ... not sure how open baffles and single ended triodes will go down though!

steve

steve
Forum: Sources 30th January 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,349
Posted By steve s
Re: Denon dl160...

i've just bought elbow's seldom seen kid on vinyl.. although rather compressed, the sound is very good,
i have many lp's / cds of the same music, the quality with ether seems to depends on the...
Forum: General 22nd January 2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 35,656
Posted By steve s
Re: tell us your kit....

Nice Kit Barry..

if you happy with your amps thats all that matters,

i had a pair of 57's which i sold last year, the best i heard them sound was with a chinese push pull amp..it was not mine,...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 6th January 2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,368
Posted By steve s
Re: Hypex Class D?

I have heard a few of the modern valve less amps..
the best of them all was the nelson pass se amps..
in isolation they sounded very, very nice

but...put them next to a more expensive se valve...
Forum: WD Other Parts and Projects 2nd January 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,099
Posted By steve s
Re: Claritycap mr

Interesting Dick.
An old radio ham told me a few years ago, when i was thinking of using some old air core ajustable caps ( as used in old radios)in a phono, that the plates vibrated in use due to...
Forum: Loudspeakers 24th December 2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,722
Posted By steve s
Re: Wharfedale SFB

they where used in those hifi vs the real thing comparisons.. in the 50's

along with peter walkers amps, on some fantastic power supplys
and sugdens decks ar far as i know..
briggs says the hard...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 22nd December 2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,448
Posted By steve s
Re: Upgrades.

I Love upgrades

The speaker wire.. i now use 1.5 m/m mains 4 core cable ..
its not even been in the fridge never mind deep freeze..
I've made some nice interconnects from colin topps design.....
Forum: Sources 9th November 2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,891
Posted By steve s
Re: why does desirable equal expensive?

I have the same arm in the shorter version, it is very nice
that price is way, way over what they go for..

had you been at owston you could have heard it with a £5 cartridge on it..

I am from...
Forum: General 9th November 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,309
Posted By steve s
Re: meet on 8/9th Nov at Owston

I'm glad you enjoyed the day... please post what your thoughts where.. i've just unloaded the car and there's a rather large heap of gear to be put away
my amp played up a little to day so that...
Forum: General 7th November 2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,309
Posted By steve s
Re: meet on 8/9th Nov at Owston

thats fine, be nice to see you

feel free to bring what kit / complete system you want..

steve
Forum: General 4th November 2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,309
Posted By steve s
Re: meet on 8/9th Nov at Owston

so far we have attending...

andrew I
steve creswell
dave t b
al newall
max
colin
Will
philip
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