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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:14 am

dam it mom, I told ya not to wear that....LOL
sorry no pic as i have been working 15 hr days counting travel time..... #-o #-o
its sitting on the stand i need to pick up oil for the spindle well....
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Re: so it begins

Post by Snoop65 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:32 am

mbskeam wrote:dam it mom, I told ya not to wear that....LOL
sorry no pic as i have been working 15 hr days counting travel time..... #-o #-o
its sitting on the stand i need to pick up oil for the spindle well....
You are forgiven my man. Carry on!
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:06 pm

finally got it up and going last night....
today I started playing a record, came out of the kitchen to find this......

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8) 8) 8)

she picked.......

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I'm so proud.... :D :D :D :D :D :D :D


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SILVER 7's
Amazing Line Source
2 SVS PB16 SUBS
#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"

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Re: so it begins

Post by Snoop65 » Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:13 pm

Cool Mike!!!! I'm glad you're spinning again! What kind of cartridge is that? How does everything sound?
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:34 pm

http://dynavector.com/products/cart/e_20x2.html

have about 10hrs so far, sounds better, still playing with the VTA, trying to get a bit more air....
Mbskeam

SILVER 7's
Amazing Line Source
2 SVS PB16 SUBS
#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"

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Re: so it begins

Post by MRHP » Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:35 pm

Nice looking work Mike!
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Re: so it begins

Post by Chauss » Sun Apr 20, 2014 8:31 am

Awesome work Mike!
Did you make all the pieces or have someone help with the machining? Wish I had kept a manual mill and lathe when I sold my shop..... #-o
Wifey did not like the "smell" of cutting metals, etc in the basement (from pre- shop days) so that killed that idea- ](*,)
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Sun Apr 20, 2014 8:59 am

I did the work, gotta love the smell of MOLLY-D in the morning...... :lol: :lol: :lol:
cut tube.
mill tube to size
use a key seat cutter to fish mouth tubes...... :-" :-" :-" :D
the alum caps I did on my old lathe
all the rest I cut on the band saw and did on a drill press
the stands are take off parts (film spindles) these get dug out the scrap bin.....
have aout 4hr into making this
Mbskeam

SILVER 7's
Amazing Line Source
2 SVS PB16 SUBS
#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"

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Re: so it begins

Post by Chauss » Sun Apr 20, 2014 1:36 pm

Awesome work Mike! That is talent that will last a lifetime! =D> =D> =D>
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