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Re: E.A.R. Yoshino V20 Inegrated Amplifier

Post by Magnaryder » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:21 pm

Dan, where's the love??? SOB with the Fosgate won't sell it!!! Offered him his price..said no. Did some tube rolling and decided to keep it.
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Post by Jag_97470 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:40 pm

Wow, I see why you fell in Love with it, that is Awesome!!

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Post by Snoop65 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:04 pm

Magnaryder wrote:Dan, where's the love??? SOB with the Fosgate won't sell it!!! Offered him his price..said no. Did some tube rolling and decided to keep it.
ray
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Post by Magnaryder » Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:42 pm

Tonight I (finally) finished the deal on a very nice Fosgate Signature Phono pre. I made what I think is a good deal, we'll see when it gets here from the 'Great White North', but I did notice it was packed very well. I have some tubes to roll into it when it arrives, but I need a set of Telefunken 12AT7s to mate with the Telefunken 12AX7s and my DPS (EI) deParavicini 7DJ8s I plan to run in it. So...my next voyage is into the realm of phono carts. Research on the Fosgate has shown it requires a bit of output from the phono cart to give its' best. More seems to be best in this case, at least 0.8mv. Bearing that in mind, I've been eyeing some HO MC&MM cartridges specifically the Benz Micro Glider and some of Soundsmith's offerings. I've heard nothing but glowing reviews of them. We'll see how the Shure type III G does with the new pre. I've also been reading on TT and cartridge setup

Good read here:

http://www.theabsolutesound.com/article ... cartridge/

ray
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Post by Snoop65 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:03 pm

OUTSTANDING!!!!! CONGRATS RAY!!!!!! =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Post by engtaz » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:18 am

Congrats Ray you are spoiling yourself awesome.
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Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:02 pm

=D> Congrats Ray!! =D> Glad you finally were able to make a deal on a Fosgate!
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Post by Chauss » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:13 pm

Thanks for the link Ray! - good read- =D>

Congrats on your recent pickup too- enjoy!
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Post by Magnaryder » Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:10 pm

At 3:20 this morning my Fosgate pre escaped the GreatWhiteNorth and landed safely stateside. I 'should' have it in my hands early next week. In the meantime I'll spend my time testing tubes for the great tube rolling event.

update: at 8pm my pre was scanned in at the sort facility in Bethpage NY

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Post by Snoop65 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:35 pm

And the excitement builds!!! :D
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Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:17 am

Ray, it's a real shame you are not very excited about getting that Fosgate! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Magnaryder » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:05 pm

helicopterpilotdoug wrote:Ray, it's a real shame you are not very excited about getting that Fosgate! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
ITS HERE!!!!

I didn't want to threadjack over in Sunfire, but it arrived today. I guess Doug and I got lucky on the same day. I played 2 songs, just to make sure it ran OK and not enough to even get an impression. I did roll in 2 deParavacini 7DJ8s and a pair of Telefunken 12AX7s instead of the Svetlana tubes. I did get some vintage Sylvania 12AT7s in the deal. More later.

ray
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Post by Snoop65 » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:10 pm

Magnaryder wrote:
helicopterpilotdoug wrote:Ray, it's a real shame you are not very excited about getting that Fosgate! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
ITS HERE!!!!

I didn't want to threadjack over in Sunfire, but it arrived today. I guess Doug and I got lucky on the same day. I played 2 songs, just to make sure it ran OK and not enough to even get an impression. I did roll in 2 deParavacini 7DJ8s and a pair of Telefunken 12AX7s instead of the Svetlana tubes. I did get some vintage Sylvania 12AT7s in the deal. More later.

ray
Congrats Ray!!! Enjoy!!!! :D =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Post by Chauss » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:14 pm

Enjoy Ray!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Post by Magnaryder » Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:54 pm

I spent Saturday afternoon and evening at the New Vintage HiFi of Pittsburgh(Beemer's) new digs in Allison Park, Pa. What a place! 3 floors of great things going on. We drank some Crown, ate some stuffed peppers and burgers hot off the fire and spoke of things musical. I may have found the perfect (non-horn) speakers to run with the V20. Tom has a pristine set of Energy Reference Connoisseur 22s. I've heard these speakers before but never powered by a CF amp. They sound perfect with the 20Watt CF amp, so I think they will sound REALLY good with the V20.

Tom played music that I was very familiar with and the CF/Energy rig acquitted itself very well indeed. Bass was deep, powerful but not bloated. I'm surprised Energy was able to integrate the woofer and (million dollar) tweeter so well. These are very musical speakers. I can't wait to get my hands on a pair.

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