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by Ant
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: General health matters.
Replies: 371
Views: 72081

Re: General health matters.

I had a similar situation a long time ago, i was working for a small insurance company who will remain nameless, who, decided that a policy i put together for someone which was fully in line with all regulations was 'too cheap'. They wanted me to add 200 quid onto the policy to bring it just under t...
by Ant
Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:12 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: My Swansong speaker build
Replies: 75
Views: 1811

Re: My Swansong speaker build

Cant get hold of any locally here, the nearest place is about 8 miles away and the price is about the same plus delivery so im looking at about 200 quid a sheet. The last sheet i bought was for the red lenco i did a few years ago and was probably a third of the price. That did 2 decks Its got to the...
by Ant
Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Owston meet, Doncaster, 22&23 Oct 22
Replies: 34
Views: 2586

Re: Owston meet, Doncaster, 22&23 Oct 22

I dont have anything that anyone is interested in tbh. Only thing really is the lenco and arm but everyone has heard that
by Ant
Fri Jul 29, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 14584
Views: 3184209

Re: Nothing In Particular

Thats a blast from the past, just had a quick look
by Ant
Fri Jul 29, 2022 2:07 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: FS - Mission 774 tonearm
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: FS - Mission 774 tonearm

You have been telling me to get one of these for years shane!
by Ant
Fri Jul 22, 2022 8:00 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: I need the use of a good cassette deck -- anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: I need the use of a good cassette deck -- anyone?

Ill dig the marantz out and have a look at it, its been in the loft for years
by Ant
Fri Jul 22, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 5366
Views: 1388508

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Cressy Snr wrote: Sat Jul 16, 2022 6:17 am Great record.
I had a pair of boots like those.
I was 6’6” in them. It was a pain in the arse changing gear on my Suzi GT380, flares flapping in the breeze. :lol: :lol:
What happens if your flares caught the pegs when tryi g to put feet down at a junction?
by Ant
Fri Jul 22, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: I need the use of a good cassette deck -- anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: I need the use of a good cassette deck -- anyone?

Ive only got a crap marantz twin tape deck which you are welcome to, im not sure it works though i havent got any tapes to check it with. Im saying a crap tape deck, but ive never used it so it might not actually be crap If i may make a suggestion, the yamaha kx393 it a pretty good tape deck, its th...
by Ant
Tue Jul 19, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 5366
Views: 1388508

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

I think the heat got to me

by Ant
Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: Solid State
Topic: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards
Replies: 312
Views: 84998

Re: DIY Transistor Amp Using NVA Boards

Those boards may have had some sort of zobel or similar network on them anyway
We know richards dont but the others are unknown unless you traced them or had a circuit diagram to look at and recognise a zobel or lack therof
by Ant
Sat Jul 16, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 14584
Views: 3184209

Re: Nothing In Particular

Bought myself an old sega megadrive console. Had one bought for christmas when they came out 30 odd years ago. For some reason i had all the wires and control pads and games from back then but not the console itself.. Its been very entertaining to play some of those old games and watch the kids get ...
by Ant
Thu Jul 14, 2022 8:55 am
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 5366
Views: 1388508

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Mahavishnu orchestra - the inner mounting flame
by Ant
Wed Jul 13, 2022 5:40 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: JVC QL-Y3f restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: JVC QL-Y3f restoration

Got the last of the functional bits done on it today, got some feet made and got a new stylus on the cart. I priced up some aluminium, some acetal and some brass to see about making the feet, and came to the conclusion that I could just buy some feet for the cost of materials. However, as I am such ...
by Ant
Mon Jul 11, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: JVC QL-Y3f restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: JVC QL-Y3f restoration

Gave it a good clean with a magic eraser sponge and a little water and it looks 10 times better. Also found that musonic does an elliptical stylus for the z1 for 39 quid and a shibata stylus for 135 quid I think the shibata for a vm95 is more expensive than that, and its half the price of the one on...
by Ant
Mon Jul 11, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: JVC QL-Y3f restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: JVC QL-Y3f restoration

Remade the arm lifter properly today. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52209052169_b1d5aa90b1_k.jpg Jvc ql-y3f restoration by anthony cresswell , on Flickr Had to alter my order of operations to get it right, and also altered the design a little. The little tail on the original has a small pin th...