The Praise and Applaud Thread

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The Praise and Applaud Thread

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Who has been honest, who has helped you, who deserves to be praised (not me please I get enough), be they hi-fi forum member, ebay member, or even retailer (some chance :roll: ), or manufacturer.

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Geoff (AOS Member- Walpurgis)

Alan (AOS Member- mad-moon)

Paul (AOS Member- Monty)

Andrew (Former HFS member)

Chap named Will, who makes cables. His past work was known as ''Silver High Breed Cables'' Decent bloke, approachable in nature and quite inviting.

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Shane Lonergan.

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That's only because you know nothing

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John Michell. You could talk to him about ideas.he sent me a couple of mods over ideas for my old hydraulic ref TT

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Savvy here. For convincing me that streamers are not foo and do make a difference. The sound from my system has improved a lot as a result.
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Alfi - answered loads of my questions in an honest and knowledgeable way. Sold me some of his in sole spring replacement thingies and i intend to send him some bits and bobs for fettling in the near future.

An all round top fella. Thanks Alfi :clap: :clap: :clap:
DIY inspired by Richard "The Doc" Dunn RIP

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Nick Gorham great advice for anything valve or electronics in general.
Frank Cookson master speaker rebuilder who has just done a great job on my Tannoys
Ray Clarke Classic turntables for anything Garrard related.
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karatestu wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:27 am
Alfi - answered loads of my questions in an honest and knowledgeable way. Sold me some of his in sole spring replacement thingies and i intend to send him some bits and bobs for fettling in the near future.

An all round top fella. Thanks Alfi :clap: :clap: :clap:
+1 for Alfi - got to "know" him as a result of buying a plattamat years ago.
I think that first and foremost he is an enthusiast, who happens to make a few products in a genuine interest in improving the LP12.
LP12,Ittok,DV10X5,Phono2(twin supply),P50/A40's,LS5,SSC,Rega Ela mk1/Cube 3's
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With Alfi, I can't help thinking that he would be capable of designing and selling a turntable from scratch that would out-perform anything originally "designed" by Hamish Robertson.

But then maybe his ambitions don't lie in that area? Which would be fair enough.


Edit: put designed in "'s - as quite rightly pointed out by DSJR below.

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Unread post by _D_S_J_R_ »

Hamish basically 'stole' the LP12 concept from Thorens (layout, spring positions, platter diameters give or take a thou or two, motor position etc.) so I'd have no guilt on that score. Amazing how basically decent a TD150 can sound (pitch aside) when mounted in an old Linn plinth, allowing for different arm-board width...

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