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by JohnG
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Owston that never was..
Replies: 31
Views: 930

Re: The Owston that never was..

As desirable as it is, to wish for a opportunity to get out and enjoy a Interest. With the recent reports on the Pub's reopening, this Year is looking like a a Unknown for Booking Events, as there is already Pub's Shutting Down only days after reopening, furthering the businesses concerns for their ...
by JohnG
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blackgate Caps
Replies: 22
Views: 251

Re: Blackgate Caps

I have prior to the lock down been listening to Nelson Pass Korg B1 Pre Amp Builds. Within the local HiFi Group there are now Five Builds of which I have heard four, one which is now loaned to me. The Build version that I thought was totally to my preference was built using Blackgates. The loaned mo...
by JohnG
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Fane 12-250TC Retro Speaker.
Replies: 306
Views: 60091

Re: Fane 12-250TC Retro Speaker.

Hi Steve I have heard and have developed a soft spot for these Speakers through my visiting Owston, I now have memories of them being their two times, and on each visit these speakers transported me to another place. I know from your posts and pre presentation descriptions you have made slight chang...
by JohnG
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Corona Virus 'Easing of Lock Down Measures' Rant
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: Corona Virus 'Easing of Lock Down Measures' Rant

Not too long ago, I was highly amused by a MacD's Drive Through Queue being off a length that was spilling out of the very long run up road and out onto a 'A Road'. All those people needing their MacD's experience as soon as the Franchise started serving again. This Queue Type was witnessed for many...
by JohnG
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Corona Virus 'Easing of Lock Down Measures' Rant
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Corona Virus 'Easing of Lock Down Measures' Rant

I'm sure there is a use for the Up Date to the Thread, after just reading up on a members shopping experience. This experience is not unique, many who do the Households Shopping are aggravated by these types of observations. Maintaining Social Distancing is the key to avoiding reactive outbursts of ...
by JohnG
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 535
Views: 19666

Re: what are you doing ?

Hi Ali
Good Luck with the return to work.
Note: an exclusion zone for an operation, when other trades are nearby, is the only way to look after your social distancing space requirements ensuring others and yourself are looked after in relation to the COVID Spread.
by JohnG
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Damping Factor Article
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: Damping Factor Article

I'm a Crocodile when it comes to Skin Thickness, I'm not feeling any upset by the Replies .
I'm Glad the Article was shown to be Questionable as to the content, if the Intention of the author was to angle for cable sales, he has not escaped this being revealed on Audio Talk.
by JohnG
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Damping Factor Article
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Damping Factor Article

The Link is to a Article that the forums Speaker Builders with 'time to kill' might like to look into. I hope there is info available that makes posting it worthwhile. http://benchmarkmedia.com/blogs/application_notes/audio-myth-damping-factor-isnt-much-of-a-factor?omnisendAttributionID=email_campai...
by JohnG
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment
Replies: 27
Views: 631

Re: Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6173937/ I first heard of the Urban Noise Pollution being a Carcinogen many years ago on a Radio 4 Interview with a Scandinavian who was referencing the available research to verify the need to produce quieter Urban Areas. I recall Quieter Tyres was a way...
by JohnG
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment
Replies: 27
Views: 631

Re: Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment

Any thoughts on the effects of the reduction in the measured Seismic Energy, as shown in the Link ? I would like to think lesser measurements in ambient vibration has a positive effect on a Source and the Isolation in use with it that has a dependency on passing on information born from a Vibration....
by JohnG
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment
Replies: 27
Views: 631

Lock Down's Effect on the Audio Systems Replay Environment

With the Lock Down still effecting the amount of Industrial Activity that is in place, there has been reports on how the National Grids in Countries are for want of a better description Idling Along in their usage. This has 'Potentially' been making a very good quality power, above average power sup...
by JohnG
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Nice MC SUT article by Dave Slagle
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: Nice MC SUT article by Dave Slagle

I have had a browse through the link, and fortunately/unfortunately I struggle with the Electronics Information. A information that caught my attention was the reference to the origins of the SUT being related to Microphones. In the late 90's - early 20's I was on a hunt for a Valve Phonostage, and ...
by JohnG
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build
Replies: 69
Views: 1935

Re: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build

Good to hear the first impressions are promising. Yourself and Colin will undoubtedly endeavour to discover the solutions to deliver to your personal requirements. From my end it sounds like a long time in the making and excitable venture is now being undertaken. The Ship has definitely left the Por...
by JohnG
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build
Replies: 69
Views: 1935

Re: PERSPEX QUASAR ver 2.0 prototype build

This is a better location to find my following post. Hi Nick I was quite impressed with a Quasar Design at Owston and you was very communicative with me about the design and offered good quality information in support of it. The fact you have stuck very close to the design principles speaks volumes ...
by JohnG
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Corona Virus Lock Down 'Rant' Thread.
Replies: 584
Views: 23705

Re: Corona Virus Lock Down 'Rant' Thread.

Hi Nick I was quite impressed with a Quasar Design at Owston and you was very communicative with me about the design and offered good quality information in support of it. The fact you have stuck very close to the design principles speaks volumes for your support for this concept. I'm looking forwar...