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Re: I can't get no satisfaction

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  • jim@fmtunerinfo.com
    Hi Phillip, A second system... no a third with a mono rig for playing 78s might be great fun. Actually member Ken Valliant has already done this. Homemade
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      Hi Phillip, A second system... no a third with a mono rig for playing 78s might be great fun. Actually member Ken Valliant has already done this. Homemade speaker, rebuilt Rec-O-Kut TT and a rebuilt mono tube amp with phono stage. Sounds darn good too. jim...

      --- In dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com, "phillip holmes" <insuranceman@...> wrote:
      >
      > If you come at the audio hobby from the point of increasing your enjoyment
      > of music, then you should be satisfied. I have thousands of records. The
      > only reason I'm into this "audiophile" crap is to get more from my vinyl.
      > More can mean playing some hammered 10" Blue Note (that I'd never be able to
      > afford in NM or better condition), and finding a mono cartridge and a preamp
      > with the old curves to get the most of what I have. Or it can mean finding
      > a combination that makes those horrible sounding Columbias palatable. Or,
      > going NE PLUS ULTRA to get the last Nth out of a Shaded Dog or
      > direct-to-disc (like Albert's front end--Ne plus ultra, like for real,
      > dog!!). If you get audiophile nervosa, it's because you aren't enjoying
      > what you're hearing. It's a subconscious reaction to something not sounding
      > natural. You can trick you brain into thinking something sounds good when
      > it doesn't (and your subconscious mind is saying "that really sounds like
      > shit"). I don't like it when folks are critical about someone's choices in
      > a system. If it doesn't sound good to you, it may come down to their music
      > choices and their hearing. Everyone has different hearing and different
      > tastes in music, so there'll never be a final solution to the audiophile
      > problem. If you are very rich, you could have a huge house with many
      > different systems that cater to different recordings. Wish I were Bill
      > Gates.
      > Phillip
      > >
      > > 1. Sonic Satisfaction versus The Audio Quest
      >
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