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by Paul Barker
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Remember These?
Replies: 504
Views: 15891

Re: Remember These?

Getting there: http://i.imgur.com/U0F7bPZ.jpg Aluminium top plate has been sprayed with an "Antique White" acrylic finish after etch priming. The plate holding the switchgear and mains indicator lamp, has also had the antique white treatment, over the rose gold metallic it was originally. The antiq...
by Paul Barker
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: New Users
Topic: Hello from Italy
Replies: 10
Views: 208

Re: Hello from Italy

Welcome fellow enthusiast.
by Paul Barker
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Attendees Owston 1/2 June 19
Replies: 20
Views: 649

Re: Attendees Owston 1/2 June 19

Now I’ve worked out as per alli means as per Phil I won’t be as per Friday night Sat and Sunday but I might make Part of one day, if Ant brings my 301 one day and I’m not on call. So I’ll firm it up closer to the date! X
by Paul Barker
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: GZ37 horizontal?
Replies: 13
Views: 851

Re: GZ37 horizontal?

I’d use gz37 too. Horizontally if needs be.
by Paul Barker
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Garrard Turntables
Topic: Pauls 301
Replies: 14
Views: 1022

Re: Pauls 301

Yes Anthony will be able to call in.
by Paul Barker
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Garrard Turntables
Topic: Pauls 301
Replies: 14
Views: 1022

Re: Pauls 301

It’s my only 301 not one of my 301’s The first slate plinth I bought for it didn’t fit, it had gaps around the edge. 🙄The explanation given was there must have been two castings and the one used as a template for first plinth wasn’t for the casting I have. A new plinth was sent doc which fitted perf...
by Paul Barker
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Opticians.
Replies: 27
Views: 1033

Re: Opticians.

Price was about the same. Governed by price of Zeis lenses. Service in posh totty shop made you feel valued and desired. Service in poor area made you feel same as you felt before you went there. But you feel a lot better after you put their glasses on. Moral is get your glasses from a munter with 3...
by Paul Barker
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Opticians.
Replies: 27
Views: 1033

Re: Opticians.

I bought top dollar Zeis in top optitions in Beverly (posh town) two years later opted for same quality but now working in hull so went to poor mans independent Hessle Rd opposite Asda. The poorer shop did such an amazing job I thought my prescription must have altered. Nope the zeis cards have exac...
by Paul Barker
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Valves
Topic: Finished and working - 12 valve all DHT PP 26-71a-45
Replies: 286
Views: 10695

Re: Finished and working - 12 valve all DHT PP 26-71a-45

Congratulations Rythm Mick. I’m sure it brings you hours of enjoyment.
by Paul Barker
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: What's your mains voltage ?
Replies: 61
Views: 5187

Re: What's your mains voltage ?

I’ve never caught it lower than 240 neither 250 most times 245
by Paul Barker
Fri May 11, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Mental health week 14th may
Replies: 13
Views: 1392

Re: Mental health week 14th may

Condolences, sometimes my Ashington friends grandad’s favourite statement “ best to say nowt.” Applies. The older I am the wiser his words are. Similarly often best to do nowt. Doing for people will prevent them doing for themselves and the business of doing I the best therapy. But I do care Anthony
by Paul Barker
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: TNT audio
Replies: 6
Views: 1025

Re: TNT audio

TNT was always a positive influence on the DIY builder.
by Paul Barker
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Solid State
Topic: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards
Replies: 71
Views: 6715

Re: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards

This is a relevant lookback that many of us here, our journey since the 1st Eggborough. On that occasion there were quite distinct differences in sound between the amplifiers. It wasn't many years in when some of us started looking around at each other and saying..."the standards of what everyone is...
by Paul Barker
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Solid State
Topic: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards
Replies: 71
Views: 6715

Re: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards

There's a few grammatical errors above. Ho hum.
by Paul Barker
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Solid State
Topic: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards
Replies: 71
Views: 6715

Re: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards

Couple of weeks ago I was in Mexborough helping out a friend and had time to kill. No it was very last minute so I couldn't give Steve and Melanie warning, they're very kindly allowed me to go round and fall asleep on the sofa, feeding me with lunch plus healthy snacks. Monty seems to think I'm part...