(in)FAMOUS SLURPS

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Re: (in)FAMOUS SLURPS

Unread post by CN211276 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:56 am

I would class Beats headphones as a fashion item where the pose factor is what matters.
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Unread post by savvypaul » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:13 pm

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Unread post by savvypaul » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:44 pm

"The one who would whistle to Throbbing Gristle through harsh times in Umberstone Covert."

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Re: (in)FAMOUS SLURPS

Unread post by CN211276 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:51 pm

Most of this :Bllocks: originates from the US. The fact that Trump was elected shows how gullible they are. It must be selling.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

NVA BMU, Sonore microRendu/McRU PS, AQ J-bug, Wirewold Ultraviolet, Chord Qutest, NVA P90SA, NVA A80sMk2, NVA Cube 1s, NVA TSCS, NVA TIS mk2. Rega Planar 3, Denon DL-110, NVA Phono 1, NVA SSP Mk2, Grado SR 325e, headphones, Chord Mojo.

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Unread post by savvypaul » Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:00 pm

"The one who would whistle to Throbbing Gristle through harsh times in Umberstone Covert."

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Re: (in)FAMOUS SLURPS

Unread post by kellerist » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:04 pm

I ordered one under the BMU. The selling point was: "eliminate the vibration from the speakers by changing it into thermal energy". This thing is literally free, you save its price on the heating.

I mean it, really.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:18 pm

The way I see it the proliferation of these overpriced nonsense tweaks seems to be following the financial difficulties most hi-end hi-fi shops are in. Customers are drying up as they die off, new major sales of product are disappearing, all the major manufacturer rely entirely now on the export market and grossly over inflated prices. The dealers need something to sell to their remaining brain washed twats they have cultivated over the years, so we get these fantasy ludicrous things being promoted. That Fluxed arse knows exactly what he is doing as Martin is an egotist almost to Marco level regarding his system - just try to criticise it!! Play to that ego, money no problem, desire for something new to brag about, and before you know it the owner of the forum is on message shafting his own members. AND MCRU is not stupid, in he jumps to try and get a piece of the action. Just look at his last two posts, butter wouldn't melt in his mouth, but read the message behind the words.

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Unread post by wiicrackpot » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:45 am

I'd like to ad this dealer to the trough, from my observations his prices are taking the piss,
this for example.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TOWNSHEND-Au ... 0005.m1851
Frank...made me do it.

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Unread post by karatestu » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:33 am

wiicrackpot wrote:
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:45 am
I'd like to ad this dealer to the trough, from my observations his prices are taking the piss,
this for example.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TOWNSHEND-Au ... 0005.m1851
Emporium hifi - definitely an over priced slurper.

Didn't they have some nva amps for sale which had been "fixed" by a 3rd party and not even glued back together properly ?
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Unread post by Alfi » Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:51 am

Yeah that's right Stu. I had dialogue with him over it but I don't know if thew sold or if he removed them as a result?

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