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Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

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angelod307

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:23 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

In the days of a ipod consolidated music setup, i bet if you started at one end, you would not listen to the same song for atleast a year or two. Wow that is a big lp collection. I have meet a few guys over the years with that kind of devotion to vinyl. My friend Dave in Marysville wash, has such a collection.
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zumbini

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:53 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

angelod307 wrote:In the days of a ipod consolidated music setup, i bet if you started at one end, you would not listen to the same song for atleast a year or two. Wow that is a big lp collection. I have meet a few guys over the years with that kind of devotion to vinyl. My friend Dave in Marysville wash, has such a collection.

I know people with music servers, and it's great to be able to call up a song from your easy chair, or pipe it to any room.
The big issue for me is that I have so many titles I would want to convert that I don't know where to start.

That's right, I'm a dinosaur (the last new format I invested in was DAT) but I like the zen that comes with LPs, CDs and even cassettes.
I do have an entry level MP3 player (a present from my teenage son which he filled with my favorite tunes) but I rarely use it.
Carver Gear: BillD-modified C-2 and C-11 (both w/balanced outs), CT-Seven, DTL-50, DTL-200MK2
M-200t, M-500, M-500t (x2), M-1.0t, M-1.5t (x2), MXR-130, PM-1200 (x3), PT2400, SD/A 490t, TX-2, TX-8r, TX-11b
Other: Behringer CX3400/DCX2496/FBQ3102, Furman PS-8R, Teac C-3RX and X-10R, Technics SL1200 and S-D303
Speakers: Design Acoustics DA-30 (2 sets w/extra DA-10s), Klipsch KG2.5, Legacy Super Satellites, Legacy Subs

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." Albert Einstein
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angelod307

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:47 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

At carverfest i was introduced to the squeezebox, and with lossless rips, my limited 14k hearing does not hear the difference between the cd and the rip unless i use my jolida cd player. Small but noticeable differences between the high end cd, and the simple squeezebox. For speaker building, hand down i love the squeezebox. For super critical, i like cds. Soon i will dive into records again.
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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:38 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

zumbini wrote:
angelod307 wrote:In the days of a ipod consolidated music setup, i bet if you started at one end, you would not listen to the same song for atleast a year or two. Wow that is a big lp collection. I have meet a few guys over the years with that kind of devotion to vinyl. My friend Dave in Marysville wash, has such a collection.

I know people with music servers, and it's great to be able to call up a song from your easy chair, or pipe it to any room.
The big issue for me is that I have so many titles I would want to convert that I don't know where to start.

That's right, I'm a dinosaur (the last new format I invested in was DAT) but I like the zen that comes with LPs, CDs and even cassettes.
I do have an entry level MP3 player (a present from my teenage son which he filled with my favorite tunes) but I rarely use it.



Hey Zumbini, welcome back. Good to see you posting here as well as "there".

That's quite an impressive lp collection. It occurs to me that if you were to digitize it, starting at the upper left corner and working through, by the time you got finished you'd be .....dead!!

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zumbini

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:48 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

frankieD wrote:Hey Zumbini, welcome back. Good to see you posting here as well as "there".

Thanks Frank.

frankieD wrote:That's quite an impressive lp collection. It occurs to me that if you were to digitize it, starting at the upper left corner and working through, by the time you got finished you'd be .....dead!!

That same thought occurs to me every time I think about starting. I'll leave that to my son to do (or not) when he inherits my collection.
Carver Gear: BillD-modified C-2 and C-11 (both w/balanced outs), CT-Seven, DTL-50, DTL-200MK2
M-200t, M-500, M-500t (x2), M-1.0t, M-1.5t (x2), MXR-130, PM-1200 (x3), PT2400, SD/A 490t, TX-2, TX-8r, TX-11b
Other: Behringer CX3400/DCX2496/FBQ3102, Furman PS-8R, Teac C-3RX and X-10R, Technics SL1200 and S-D303
Speakers: Design Acoustics DA-30 (2 sets w/extra DA-10s), Klipsch KG2.5, Legacy Super Satellites, Legacy Subs

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:53 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

zumbini wrote:
angelod307 wrote:Sweet! Wow that a hell of a audio collection of disc. Bet is sounds as good as it looks.

Thanks Angelo. It's not perfect (yet) but it'll do in a pinch. :lol:

I have considerably more LPs in another rack in the next room.
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Here's a shot of the entire wall of my man cave.
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The PA speakers are part of the band setup on the other side of the room.
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Z, you a drummer? Whats your set? Other equipment? What's your band genre? Cover Original, mix?
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. - Benjamen Britten
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zumbini

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:16 pm

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Shortcake wrote:Z, you a drummer? Whats your set? Other equipment? What's your band genre? Cover Original, mix?

My son is the drummer. He's in 3 bands at the moment, one classic rock, one originals, the other death metal.
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I've been playing guitar since I was 11 (50 years now). (I'm the handsome lad in the middle with the red semi-solid Harmony.)
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I still play pretty regularly (mostly rock and blues) but my arthritis slows me down a bit. My current rig is a 79 Gibson GK-55 with a Marshall 1/2 stack.
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Carver Gear: BillD-modified C-2 and C-11 (both w/balanced outs), CT-Seven, DTL-50, DTL-200MK2
M-200t, M-500, M-500t (x2), M-1.0t, M-1.5t (x2), MXR-130, PM-1200 (x3), PT2400, SD/A 490t, TX-2, TX-8r, TX-11b
Other: Behringer CX3400/DCX2496/FBQ3102, Furman PS-8R, Teac C-3RX and X-10R, Technics SL1200 and S-D303
Speakers: Design Acoustics DA-30 (2 sets w/extra DA-10s), Klipsch KG2.5, Legacy Super Satellites, Legacy Subs

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." Albert Einstein
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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:20 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

My son plays quite a bit and is back up singer in his band as well as his instrumental expertise. He is currently in two bands and has solo recording contract. plays predominantly Bass - but also...

5-peice Tama with 8 cymbals and a high hat
Bongos
xylophone, chimes, iron cobra double bass pedal, rotor toms, and cowbell

five string sound gear bass
four string LTD bass
acoustic electric Jasmine 4 string bass
acoustic electric fender 4 string bass
Custom Gibson Les Paul
Cort acoustic 12 string
acoustic electric 6 string Ibanez

2 harmonicas E and A

acoustic electric Alvarez 12 string

1 15 inch Peavy 115 combo
Marshall half stack
Behringer half stack
20 watt Fender Gorilla amp
30 watt MB moose amp

Boss ME20B effects pedal

He is looking to get his hands on a 8 string Bass and a Rickenbacker 4 string bass and a fender Geddy Lee model bass

Yamaha keyboard with weighted keys

Have to work on getting photos for you of his gear but here he is onstage with one band

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I couldn't be more prouder of him when it comes to his music and abilities. Like to say he got it from me but it is the one thing I have to attribute to his dad. I may have given a touch of music but his dad is also a musician of all things musical. Can't say anything else nice about the man...
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. - Benjamen Britten
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angelod307

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:26 pm

Re: Looking For The Electrician (or Someone Like Him...)

Nice. My oldest is a five string bass kinda guy too. He also plays other instruments, but bass is his first love.
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zumbini

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:43 pm

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It's nice to be able share something you are passionate about like music and audio with your children.
Carver Gear: BillD-modified C-2 and C-11 (both w/balanced outs), CT-Seven, DTL-50, DTL-200MK2
M-200t, M-500, M-500t (x2), M-1.0t, M-1.5t (x2), MXR-130, PM-1200 (x3), PT2400, SD/A 490t, TX-2, TX-8r, TX-11b
Other: Behringer CX3400/DCX2496/FBQ3102, Furman PS-8R, Teac C-3RX and X-10R, Technics SL1200 and S-D303
Speakers: Design Acoustics DA-30 (2 sets w/extra DA-10s), Klipsch KG2.5, Legacy Super Satellites, Legacy Subs

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." Albert Einstein
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