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Forum: WAD General Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Greg.
Re: WAD 300b Parallel Single Ended

Indeed, but I wouldnít invest in it. The build looks good and completely standard. The gold plated Tx caps and faceplate IMHO look scrappy and I have no doubt these amps have had a period of storage...
Forum: WAD General 24th May 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Greg.
Re: WAD 300b Parallel Single Ended

Indeed, Ali. You of course, I hope, will have disregarded my Micky take of you about this amp several years ago at Owston. It was just a bit of fun, honest!
I do however hold reservations over the...
Forum: WAD General 23rd May 2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Greg.
Re: WAD 300b Parallel Single Ended

That is the 2A3PSE kit. Input valves are 6SN7. 2A3 heater voltage 2.5v, 300B heater voltage 5v, so not drop in replacement.
Forum: WAD General 23rd May 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Greg.
Re: WAD 300b Parallel Single Ended

Yes, they made them as monobloks. A few months later they brought out a push pull version.
Forum: WAD General 22nd May 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Greg.
Re: KEL34 just acquired

Thanks for your introduction, Goonybird and welcome.

If you PM me your email, I should be able to help you with the documents you are looking for.
Forum: WAD General 20th May 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Greg.
Re: KEL34 just acquired

Hello Goonybird,

I may be able to help you, but first, you would do well to introduce yourself in the Coffee Bar room. Tell us a bit about you, your hi-fi journey and why you have now arrived with...
Forum: BB Problems 14th May 2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By Greg.
Re: Message upload hanging

That last one went straight in:D'oh!:
Forum: BB Problems 14th May 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By Greg.
Re: Message upload hanging

That last message hung for over half a minute before loading.
Forum: BB Problems 14th May 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By Greg.
Re: Message upload hanging

Matthew has stated there is no time out on message posting now.
Forum: BB Problems 12th May 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By Greg.
Message upload hanging

I donít know if this is related to the post I made a few days ago which when I tried to upload disappeared into the ether but tonight I have also found when committing to submit, the message hangs...
Forum: General 12th May 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Greg.
Re: Dark Voice 336SE h/amp

Thanks, Bob. I have listened to Stax. Yes, they are very good. I prefer speakers. I donít use headphones for music. Mainly I use mine when watching TV late at night after the family has gone to bed....
Forum: General 11th May 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Greg.
Re: Dark Voice 336SE h/amp

I canít imagine any headphones, no matter how good replacing the pleasure I get from open listening with speakers. I do use headphones at times when it is appropriate not to disturb anyone else in...
Forum: Sources 11th May 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Greg.
Re: Caiman SEG + PSU

Thereíll be plenty of those around considering the music played :p::D
Forum: For Sale 9th May 2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Greg.
Re: Kel84

This is a very nice sounding amp. Iíve heard it and if I was in the market for such a piece of kit as this I would jump at it. Very reasonably priced as well. Any potential buyer understanding what...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th May 2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Bobís neatly machined small billet of aluminium arrived today so I have carried out the experiment the he did and asked others to do. I placed the aluminium block on to the Garrard chassis alongside...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 6th May 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

With all due respect, John, the fact that you, me or some others here have previously read elsewhere discussions considering the differences between DD, idler drive and belt driven turntables is not...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 6th May 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Greg.
Re: Converting WD KT88 to XLR

I canít answer your question specifically although for certain there are members here who can. My general understanding is a balanced input/output is not really necessary or of any benefit in any...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 5th May 2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

I have just spent an hour writing a detailed response to Baggo. On upload, my reply disappeared into the ether. Bugger it. I’m not going to do it again. I have other things to do. Come on Matthew,...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 4th May 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Bob, I would be happy to replicate your experiment and report honestly my findings. I have no axe to grind in this matter and readily acknowledge that even a well serviced 401 has mechanical running...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 4th May 2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Bob, how is your arm mounted onto your solid plinth?
Forum: The Coffee Bar 4th May 2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Well Baggo, youíve made a sweeping criticism of idler drive without presenting any evidence. Why is the idler drive so bad? Maybe you are not aware of the discovery several years ago that mounting a...
Forum: Amplifiers 4th May 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Greg.
Re: 5881 Amp building instructions

David, I believe from your previous posts that you have a Mk1. PM me your email. I should be able to help you out.
Forum: The Coffee Bar 3rd May 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Yes! Thank you Phil. Peak HiFi is the one.
Forum: The Coffee Bar 3rd May 2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

Yep, I get all that. But, with the passage of time, it seems to me to be open season, regardless of what SME/Garrard/ Loricraft have to offer. I canít remember (and it would be a struggle to find the...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 3rd May 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By Greg.
Re: SME & Garrard

OK, thanks, Andy. I didnít know that. I thought it all ended in Swindon. Anyway, letís hope SME do something really good to promote the Garrard name, rather than asset strip (surely not much to be...
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