Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by angelod307 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:16 pm

without reading through the entire thread yet, im in.
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by BrianT » Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:42 pm

Tom.

I would love to join you and the gang, to listen to some other cables.

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Don » Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:04 pm

I have a feeling this one event will attract quite the crowd. :-k Kinda of like Angelo's cooking last year. \:D/
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Eddie » Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:24 pm

Tom put me down for it!
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Magnaryder » Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:41 pm

I'm in....for the laughs. Tom, I want to hear what you think you hear.

I don't think I hear well enough for it to matter.

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by treitz3 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:32 pm

Is this it? Just a handful of guys? :-s
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by OconeeOrange » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:48 pm

Hell, I don't know what I even want to do tomorrow. :(

I have no idea what you guys do at Carver Fest.
I hate to reserve a seat and find you guys are boring me to death in a smoke filled room. [-X [-X

Put me down if that is where the fun will be.
I don't think we are coming till toward the end though.
Only the Rabbit knows.

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Magnaryder » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:04 pm

treitz3 wrote: Is this it? Just a handful of guys?
bwaahahahaha what did you think was gonna happen...really?

OconeeOrange wrote:Hell, I don't know what I even want to do tomorrow. :(

I have no idea what you guys do at Carver Fest.
I hate to reserve a seat and find you guys are boring me to death in a smoke filled room. [-X [-X

Put me down if that is where the fun will be.
I don't think we are coming till toward the end though.
Only the Rabbit knows.
No smoke filled rooms....but you may be able to join the circle of 9

ray...getting more and more like the old biker in the TCBank video....ehh?
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by OconeeOrange » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:39 pm

Magnaryder wrote:
No smoke filled rooms....but you may be able to join the circle of 9
I never choose to join any group that would have the likes of myself as a member.
I am better than that.
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Toy Maker » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:44 pm

No "circle jerk" but you better brush up on the "Dutch Rudder"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIA-Huc-haY

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Toy Maker » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:51 pm

Hell, I'll tag along just for the laughs !!!!
It better by EARLY in the morning, while most people can still stand though. :D

Tom lost allot of the "Magic Ear" credibility last year, I need to see 1st hand if he can redeem himself this year.

I'm sure the Crazy Drunk Bitch had allot to do with your judgement last year, but well see.

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Magnaryder » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:39 pm

Toy Maker wrote:Hell, I'll tag along just for the laughs !!!!
It better by EARLY in the morning, while most people can still stand though. :D

Tom lost allot of the "Magic Ear" credibility last year, I need to see 1st hand if he can redeem himself this year.

I'm sure the Crazy Drunk Bitch had allot to do with your judgement last year, but well see.
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sounded like a CD of a recording of an LP to me.

ray
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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Mr. M-500t » Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:40 pm

treitz3 wrote:
Double blind tests have, in fact, been conducted. The results are that audiophiles such as yourself are unable to tell the difference between $500 cables and lamp cord from Home Depot, or even straightened coat hangers.
What an idiot.

He also says that all copper is equal. Being a physicist, he should know better. It is a known fact in the world of physics that copper can change its properties. Think Cryogenics. As far as his "shielding may have some minor benefit" comment? He obviously does not listen. Good lord, it's funny how some educated people can be so stupid.
I know for a FACT all copper is NOT equal. I machine the nasty shit in high production volumes ! What a dip shit this guy is. Probably from Berkley ! Pffft.

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Re: Anybody want a cable swap at the 'fest?

Post by Mr. M-500t » Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:48 pm

Magnaryder wrote:I'm in....for the laughs. Tom, I want to hear what you think you hear.

I don't think I hear well enough for it to matter.

ray
I think I'm starting to learn what Tom is experiencing Ray. He's gone totally tubular ! That's the direction I'm heading also. I don't want gobs of power anymore, just sweet, warm, smooth and detailed sound ! I'm a lamp cord guy too, but from what I'm hearing from my journey into tubes so far is that there just may be some audible differences in cables ??????? :D

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Post by treitz3 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:31 am

Toy Maker wrote:Tom lost a lot of the "Magic Ear" credibility last year, I need to see 1st hand if he can redeem himself this year.
Uh-huh. Let me get this straight. You come over to my cabin at some ridiculous hour [like 1 or 2:00AM] after a day of heavy drinking and ask me to do the test and then say that I lost credibility? Jesus, try me when I'm sober and not sloshed.

Maybe that had a little bit to do with it. I would also like to point out that [even while sloshed] I heard the differences between the two criteria [and described what I was hearing in detail] and I also pointed out the "strange noise" before anybody else who was in the room......and those same people did not notice anything until I pointed the differences out. Only then, after careful listening, did it dawn on them as to what I was talking about.

And I lost credibility? ](*,)

Also, I was thrown for a loop because you listen too music at insane [to me] listening levels. Add to that, your system is brighter than mine. Add to that, a "surprise" in the test that was completely unexpected. That being that the CD was a recording of an LP. I don't listen as loud as you do and I don't have a bright system [that's what he prefers, I'm not knockin' it] so I have not noticed the snaps and pops before in that recording. It was only that night during the surprise drunkin' critical listening test that I first heard them. This was unexpected.

Now, as we discussed at the cabins. The reasons why I didn't hear the fact that it was an LP at home are due to ambient noise. I have a refrigerator 10' away from the listening position, a computer that stays on 24/7 less than 12' away from the listening position and an A/C vent less than 8' away from the listening position. Not really an ideal spot for critical listening. Gotta remember, I lost my dedicated audio room after the birth of my son and I purchased that album after his birth.
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