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  • motorhead43026
    motorhead43026 Posts: 3,820
    edited March 2
    NotaSuv wrote: »
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    James Dean died in a tragic car accident @ age 24?
    2 channel: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk SDA2BTL's; LAT International speaker cables, ZU Mission IC's and power cables all into a PS Audio Dectet Power center.

    Other; M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage. All vintage Polk have had crossover rebuilds and tweeter upgrades.

    There are three things that give a man a false sense of courage, a keyboard, alcohol and a firearm.
    Motorhead, 4.12.20

    It is imperative that we recognize that an opinion is not a fact.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,219
    If I may be snarky, what a waste of ARC and Nagra. The JBLs must mean it's in Japan. Not to mention putting the speaker that close to the power amp is a problem.

    Not to mention that the vase on top of it is poised to be fodder for a Maxell print ad reboot for the 21st Century.

    B)
  • JayCee
    JayCee Posts: 1,257
    My Buff brothers! Nothing like standing 10 feet from an engine run with one of these.
    NotaSuv wrote: »
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    I'll see your most excellent picture and raise you this...

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    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: PS Audio P15 Power Plant Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC & Uptone EtherREGEN, AfterDark, Emperor Double Crown Clock, Black Modernize LPS⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • JayCee
    JayCee Posts: 1,257
    edited March 2
    @CH46E Chris, let me guess...did you work around them @ Edwards? When I was kid, there, they used them as lifting bodies for many of the experimental aircraft. My dad worked at the Army Aviation Flight Activity and they'd often park between his hanger and the Dryden/NASA direction. I have a really cool pic of him standing next to the X-24 (bionic man/Col Steve Austin/Lee Majors fame) when it was hung under the wing. Pretty wild that I went on to work in support of the G and H model 52's.
    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: PS Audio P15 Power Plant Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC & Uptone EtherREGEN, AfterDark, Emperor Double Crown Clock, Black Modernize LPS⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,357
    edited March 2
    Around what??? The B52? During my time with the Marines HMM-764 CH46E squadron, I don't think I saw a single B52. In April 2001, I saw a JSF F35 doing a VTOL exercise. Never saw a F35 after that. I saw a Airbus A380 test there. Watched F22 Raptors a lot. Got up close to a few at the wash rack right behind the ATC tower. Watched several B2 bombers land and take off. Watched a few Shuttle Landings. Lots of sonic booms.

    We did load 6 CH46E into 2 USAF Galaxy C5s and fly to Trinidad Tobago. Our annual Weed Eater operation where we helped local gov hual out tons of Marijuana. WE GOT TO BE THERE WHEN THE INCENERATED IT!!!! 30 day no drug test waivers after that!!! 😀🙃🙃😉



    I miss that desert.
  • JayCee
    JayCee Posts: 1,257
    Sorry 'bout that. Yes, the 52. You "agreed" to the post so I just assumed you had experience with them. LOL on the Trinidad TDY!
    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: PS Audio P15 Power Plant Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC & Uptone EtherREGEN, AfterDark, Emperor Double Crown Clock, Black Modernize LPS⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,357
    No doubt B52 is Instrumental to our freedom!

    And I'm pretty sure we ate all the Funoinons on the island. Oh and Shaggy the singer was in a room on our floor in the hotel. He just happens to be a Marine. Was a pretty cool night. Not trying to incriminate anyone here. But we had a lot of fun.
  • JayCee
    JayCee Posts: 1,257
    edited March 2
    Really? Shaggy was a Marine? Did I just fall for a load of BS? I guess I could look it up. I love Funions! Haven't had them for years. Dammit, add them to the shopping list. Could add somthin' else since it's legal, but it's been many years...............
    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: PS Audio P15 Power Plant Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC & Uptone EtherREGEN, AfterDark, Emperor Double Crown Clock, Black Modernize LPS⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,357
    JayCee wrote: »
    Really? Shaggy was a Marine? Did I just fall for a load of BS? I guess I could look it up. I love Funions! Haven't had them for years. Dammit, add them to the shopping list.

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  • JayCee
    JayCee Posts: 1,257
    Well all be...I did a lot of bar hopping just outside of Osan AB, ROK, when he was the rage. Wasn't Me was in heavy rotation after soju, icees and yaki mandu. Good times.
    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: PS Audio P15 Power Plant Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC & Uptone EtherREGEN, AfterDark, Emperor Double Crown Clock, Black Modernize LPS⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,357
    All the best are Marines. Rob Riggle, a Special Forces Colonel.... I know. Hard to believe. Drew Carry, Marines. Dan Daily, HERO Marine, Chesty Puller, HERO Marine.

  • aprazer402
    aprazer402 Posts: 2,428

    ^^^^^ A Les Paul ?

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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,219
    Here's a nice photo of Jimmy Page backed by Ampex and Technics decks.

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    NOT a Marine.
    Just showin' off my musicological knowlege.
    B)
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,219
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    Gibson whatever ;)
  • BlueMDPicker
    BlueMDPicker Old Polk Posts: 7,570
    Those who can, play. Those who can't...
    :'(
  • audioluvr
    audioluvr Posts: 3,713
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    Cambridge Audio 851N Streamer/DAC
    Belles 21A Pre modded with Mundorf Supreme caps
    B&K M200 Sonata monoblocks refreshed and upgraded
    Belles 350A Reference modded with Mundorf Supreme caps
    Polk SDA 1C's modded / 1000Va Dreadnaught
    Wireworld Silver Eclipse IC's and speaker cables


    There is about a 5% genetic difference between apes and men …but that difference is the difference between throwing your own poo when you are annoyed …and Einstein, Shakespeare and Miss January.

    by Dr. Sardonicus
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,219
    Those who can, play. Those who can't...
    :'(

    Like this guy, too...

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    ;)
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,219
    edited March 3
    meanwhile, back in New Hamster...
    This is what (approximately) 122 Bohemian Waxwings, and (approximately) 1 Cedar Waxwing look like.
    EDIT: See if you can spot the one Cedar Waxwing! ;) It's not too difficult.

    51000369977_20e637fc30_h.jpgDSC_0898 (2) by Mark Hardy, on Flickr
  • DaveHo
    DaveHo Posts: 3,135
    Depends, is your glass half full or half empty?
  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 8,432
    Shoot, you're lucky.
    When I was growing up, we had to drink out of the garden hose.
    ......at the neighbor's house !
    .........when he left for work !!!! 😳
    MrBigBlueLight
    Here to pick your brain & steal your cookies
    Shifting to Plan B+
  • aprazer402
    aprazer402 Posts: 2,428
    Copied from CL

    Akai GX-77
    Teac X-10 Mk II

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