Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by mbskeam » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:54 pm

OR,

just think of all the time and trouble of keepin it local, plus no paypal fee's..... :-" :-" :-"

just sayin.... :D :D :D
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by angelod307 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:56 pm

what a underdog. go mike....location,location,location .......
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by elgrau » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:38 pm

With all the interest, auction is the only way to go. Will be cool to see what it would go for. I'll say $1850 (signed and refurbed)... "Pool" winner get's a PP buck from all the losers, anyone? Closest to final bid wins and you can go over...
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by jjptkd » Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:11 pm

I honestly think I may keep this one, unless I just don't like the way it sounds. If I put this up for auction on eBay, the opening bid would be $2k shipped. If I sell it to someone here, a bit less then that... O:) O:)
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by gdb » Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:35 pm

I thought it was for pick up only in Bumfuck Iowa. How'd you get it shipped to you? Congrats !! =D>

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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by MRHP » Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:49 am

Wow! I dont know how I missed this thread man congrats =D> =D> \:D/ \:D/ very nice score at that price. Im curious to know what needs to be replaced or freshened up when they pop the top at Rita's. Should you try it "as is" before Rita's to see if there was an improvement after she is done? :-k

Also looking forward to your review as you try it on your Klipsch Chorus speakers. My 75 was very slightly muddy on the top end compared to the 600x2 on all speakers I tried until the DQ20's. When I hooked up the 20's they out performed all other speakers by a wide margine and the when I put the 75 on them it out performed the 600x2 pretty easily on the top end.

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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by mbskeam » Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:30 pm

Im curious to know what needs to be replaced or freshened up

lots of powers supply caps..... :lol:
and 4 very spendy ones... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by MRHP » Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:41 pm

You speak from experience??....lol

Does the sound get better or is it more of a maintenance(sp) thing?
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by TNRabbit » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:02 pm

MRHP wrote:You speak from experience??....lol

Does the sound get better or is it more of a maintenance(sp) thing?
Depends entirely on what condition the caps are in to begin with....
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by mbskeam » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:09 pm

it was a maintenance thing on mine, both the 75 and 2400.
I did not hear any change.
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by WhackJob » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:51 pm

It may have been a maintenance thing today - - - but it would have been a major problem very soon! :(

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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by tinpan » Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:37 am

Very nice score, congrats.. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by stevek » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:29 pm

So how does the amp sound? Compared to the others??

I assume you didn't like it since you have it up on E-bay.
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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by gdb » Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:14 pm

Wow, has there even been enough time for Bob's gold ink to dry ? :-k

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Re: Finally get to play with a TFM-75!!

Post by Snoop65 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:46 pm

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