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by Ant
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 12440
Views: 1547492

Re: Nothing In Particular

I ordered a computer chair for son no 1 2 weeks ago from a chap in manchester. Not registered as a business seller on ebay, it was dispatched same day. Yodel have still not recieved said chair even though it has a tracking number. The dining chairs he has to sit on in front of the computer to do his...
by Ant
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: The Newton 300B
Replies: 77
Views: 4321

Re: The Newton 300B

What odds are you giving? :mrgreen:
by Ant
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4622
Views: 735533

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

The players - galaxy

On youtube, i must get this album

https://youtu.be/p5czaHiSPLg
by Ant
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Another speaker thread
Replies: 118
Views: 2828

Re: Another speaker thread

Perhaps add a couple of broom handles across the back to brace the sides of the h frame together? With my big fanes there was evident colouration until i added the internal bracing. Theres still some at resonance which l traced to the front panel underneath the driver but i cant get into that sectio...
by Ant
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Interesting (non musical) YouTube videos.
Replies: 30
Views: 1137

Re: Interesting (non musical) YouTube videos.

A guy i subscribe to, andy Phillip
Hes made some beautiful stuff, this one is a little creepy

https://youtu.be/VXLlMNuzbks
by Ant
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Quackery Thread
Replies: 314
Views: 82847

Re: The Quackery Thread

Got me too....
Sadly its too close to reality :D
by Ant
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Quackery Thread
Replies: 314
Views: 82847

Re: The Quackery Thread

Or, go down poundland and get a couple of those little dehumidifier things with the silica gel in.
And then have a word with yourself
by Ant
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 750
Views: 77829

Re: what are you doing ?

What am i doing.. Pulling my hair out at the moment. Im half way through building a tt for a customer, and i just keep hitting problems. This lenco is a teardrop one, but one that has 2 arms. So its plinth is basically a rounded triangle. Because the main arm is an audiomods series 6, and has an out...
by Ant
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Reel to reel
Replies: 25
Views: 597

Re: Reel to reel

Not sure about a solenoid mike, i couldnt see one when i had a look in it. But i didnt pull anything big out so there could be one hiding somewhere. Ordered the belts, isopropyl, 500 big cotton buds, and some rubber renue for it today Ive never used rubber renue for idlers, or any other rubber bits ...
by Ant
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Sars-Cov-2 stuff
Replies: 192
Views: 8902

Re: Sars-Cov-2 stuff

Very sorry for your loss max, there arent any words
by Ant
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Jordan Tapered Quarter-Wave Speakers
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Jordan Tapered Quarter-Wave Speakers

Blummin heck, ten years ago i did those speakers.... http://www.audio-talk.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=3050 Best bet with the veneer ray is probably to sand it back, fill in any spots where its chipped off, then re veneer over the top of it. If its iron on it would probably come off by re heati...
by Ant
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Jordan Tapered Quarter-Wave Speakers
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Jordan Tapered Quarter-Wave Speakers

I built some like those a long time ago using a pair of mark audio chr70 drivers, that sort of cab can make nice noises, its also where the metronome idea came from. Not those specific cabs, but similar ones
by Ant
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: What would you do with these drivers?
Replies: 75
Views: 2993

Re: What would you do with these drivers?

Perhaps thats why those little subs i knocked up sound as clean as they do, theres virtually nothing to vibrate.
by Ant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Reel to reel
Replies: 25
Views: 597

Re: Reel to reel

Well now abit of violence on the speed selector switch has made it work, ill keep it and give it a strip and clean and relube at some point. Ive just had the back off to check the motor run cap and it appears that its been changed at some point, there is a pair of caps marked west germany in place o...
by Ant
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Reel to reel
Replies: 25
Views: 597

Re: Reel to reel

Well. I gave it one last try before boxing it back up, no joy. A little bitter and disappointed, i gave the tape speed control a few sharp clicks between the speeds, and there was a big clunk. Something dropped into alignment. It now plays. The transport is abit noisy, various squeaks, clunks and wh...