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by Fran
Mon Jun 17, 2024 1:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting shops throughout Europe
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

Re: Interesting shops throughout Europe

Are they at least in good nick? I'd be afraid I'd get them home and they'd be as unstable as meself
This is always the worry buying anything vintage....
by Fran
Sat Jun 15, 2024 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting shops throughout Europe
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

Re: Interesting shops throughout Europe

On holidays recently and drove over to Marbella today to have a look around. I called into technogold - very nice equipment on display. Massive sansui 22000 and some other choice vintage stuff. Hard to see the size of those in these pics but they are absolutely huge. He has a small stock of records ...
by Fran
Mon Jun 03, 2024 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DUBLIN VINYL going out of business ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2809

Re: DUBLIN VINYL going out of business ...

Just shows the amount of industrial equipment needed to get a plant up and running.
by Fran
Wed May 22, 2024 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting shops throughout Europe
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

Interesting shops throughout Europe

Well, holiday season is nearly here, and I expect many will visit various parts of the EU over the next while. I thought it would be interesting to post a few locations worth visiting in some EU locations (and maybe further afield?) I have two: Chicago: dusty groove records and reckless records - go...
by Fran
Fri May 10, 2024 11:28 am
Forum: The Hi-End Bar
Topic: Munich Hi End Show 2024
Replies: 3
Views: 2323

Re: Munich Hi End Show 2024

There's a few hardy annuals!

Myself, Mick, Tony, Pearse.

Are you heading too?
by Fran
Wed May 08, 2024 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: B&O gear
Replies: 5
Views: 1869

Re: B&O gear

The item I didn't mention was their cartridges. I have 2 of these, one of the MMC20 series and one MC6000 with the adapter to regular mounting. They are high output MC - with either an aluminium or sapphire cantilever depending on which of the series it is. Tip is called Pramanik on mine, which esse...
by Fran
Mon May 06, 2024 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: B&O gear
Replies: 5
Views: 1869

B&O gear

I'm curious - has anyone here used much B&O gear? New or vintage, what was your impressions etc? Over the past while I've received two pieces of B&O gear, a turntable and amp. The amp was basically working fine, but needed a bit of TLC. The turntable I have yet to sort out, but I sourced the...
by Fran
Sun Apr 28, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bring Back the Edison (sic) wax (sic) cylinder!
Replies: 7
Views: 2528

Re: Bring Back the Edison (sic) wax (sic) cylinder!

Lencos and thorens decks often had 78rpm,,,, but they are no longer cheap!
by Fran
Sun Apr 28, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Icon Audio MCTX Moving Coil step up (broken and free)
Replies: 4
Views: 1800

Re: Icon Audio MCTX Moving Coil step up (broken and free)

I take it the transformers are potted? What a pity they can't be repaired....
by Fran
Sun Mar 10, 2024 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ariston RD11 and Linn LP12
Replies: 7
Views: 2013

Ariston RD11 and Linn LP12