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by Ray P
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2109
Views: 180184

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

It's like who's who?
by Ray P
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2109
Views: 180184

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

Cheers Mr. B.

Wrong crowd? - you mean I have to take my leave of Audio Talk!

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by Ray P
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2109
Views: 180184

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

Did myself proud today; headed out from work for a lunchtime ride with a really strong guy. We decided to try and beat our previous best over the route and I managed to hold his wheel at an average speed of 21.4mph - that's a whole 1mph faster than last time (=5% faster!). It was hard but I wasn't o...
by Ray P
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Remember These?
Replies: 723
Views: 47168

Re: Remember These?

Cressy Snr wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:59 pm
They are just beautiful looking things. The bulb shape and the anodes are pure Art Deco; the valve being an industrial work of art in my view.
They certainly look the dogs bits...
by Ray P
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Valve DAC
Replies: 28
Views: 926

Re: Valve DAC

A better picture

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by Ray P
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Valve DAC
Replies: 28
Views: 926

Re: Valve DAC

I fancied a bit of bling so I've been experimenting with mounting 3mm light tubes through the holes in the centre of the valve sockets. This is a 5mm purple LED, attached to the light tube with heatshrink tubing. If I keep it I'll get some adaptors 3D printed to make the arrangement a bit stronger. ...
by Ray P
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Valve DAC
Replies: 28
Views: 926

Re: Valve DAC

The main PCB is coming together;

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by Ray P
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 10734
Views: 780708

Re: Nothing In Particular

Some bargains to be had at the moment Hey Ant, I know you like your turntable/tonearm/cartridge bargains but have you ever considered something like this? https://www.diyaudio.com/forums/analogue-source/238027-diy-linear-tonearm.html IIRC the guy spent around $50 to $100 on the materials to build it.
by Ray P
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 10734
Views: 780708

Re: Nothing In Particular

Well, my 2003 Volvo V40 (1.9 diesel) is just shy of 200K and running perfectly - surprisingly economical too. No rust at all. It's getting a little tatty now with some minor bumps and scrapes and the lacquer is flaking in places. It doesn't make sense to replace it now so I'll just run it until it f...
by Ray P
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2109
Views: 180184

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

pre65 wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:46 pm
I saw something "new" yesterday at the Coventry Transport Museum, a shaft drive bicycle !
Its been tried but there does seem to be a serious effort to bring it to the market at the moment;

https://www.dezeen.com/2018/07/20/ceram ... ike-award/
by Ray P
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Remember These?
Replies: 723
Views: 47168

Re: Remember These?

I've ordered a couple so I'll let you know if they are as nice in the flesh as in the picture.
by Ray P
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Remember These?
Replies: 723
Views: 47168

Re: Remember These?

Steve, I suspect even the largest size will be too small for your transformer but I thought I would point these out to you just in case; https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Metal-Shield-Chassis-Toroid-Transformer-Cover-box-multiple-sizes-available/123028944241?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=423462698355&_...
by Ray P
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Computer Audio
Topic: Apple Music
Replies: 58
Views: 11716

Re: Apple Music

To quote Dylan Thomas (Under Milkwood): "What'll the neighbours say, what'll the neighbours say..."
by Ray P
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Dieselpunk Preamp of Doom and the Beast with Two Backs
Replies: 248
Views: 40493

Re: Dieselpunk Preamp of Doom and the Beast with Two Backs

Good to see you back active Mr. Idler
by Ray P
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 2109
Views: 180184

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

Oh, and legal support if you're involved in an accident and need to make a claim against a third party.