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  1. Yes. Yes. Yes. A wee bit cheaper than a Lange Und Söhne too
  2. Nah, any turntable is better than no turntable. Post away.
  3. A problem I've found as the years go by is trying to find decent storage for my ever growing collection of cassettes. I managed to pick up an unopened one of these this week which will tidy stuff up a bit but most of what is available is often worn out and cracked and looks worse than the 40 year old stuff I've got. I'd love to have the woodworking skills to be able to make some really good looking storage but I don't and I reckon talking to a professional woodworker would make things prohibitively expensive. Does anyone know of a place selling new storage so everything is the same rather than mix and match as I have now? I know you can get rough sized stuff that tapes will fit in from places like Howard's Storage but I'm after dedicated, properly designed for cassette drawers or racks. '
  4. Are they worth it? You decide 😀 https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/15053/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=walkman+wm-d6c&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=2
  5. That SA-X formulation wasn't for sale for very long which was a shame as it was superb. Still, the ones that followed have lasted too but that was a stand out. Very, very dark tape, more like a metal formulation to look at.
  6. I've read the last few pages and been biting my tongue. Today I was looking for something to play in the study while it was belting down with rain so dug out a tape I'd made in February 1990 from a Fish cd i'd borrowed from a mate, (home taping never did kill music) and it sounds bloody awesome without any mention of it being a 29 year old recording. The naysayers are wrong, if done right it is still ,(as it always has been) a viable and excellent format.
  7. Funny thing was when I flew to England in May on Singapore Airlines on both the way out and back Aquaman was constantly on someones screen and it appeared the whole plane with one or two exceptions watched it regardless of their age, gender or ethnicity so it appeared to be very, very popular. I will admit I wasn't tempted to watch the whole thing but now and then I would spend 5 minutes watching a scene on someone's screen a few seats in front of me and to my left. Didn't seem to let up with things going on every minute of the film.
  8. As you're using a Phasemation cartridge and you're in Melbourne I'd be tempted to see if Warwick from Sonicpurity has any of their phono stages available to audition. I use a Phase Tech phono stage with my PP1000 and it's a wonderful match.
  9. I love the colour of the main body of the Nagaoka. I had an MP 300 which looked the same and it looked good enough to eat like it was made out of really rich butterscotch
  10. The best. Coney Island-Van Morrison
  11. Terrible postage price but I have to wonder how come Import CDS from the US on Ebay can send albums free and are often the cheapest price out there?
  12. Very good. All of the recent Phil As An Old Bloke reissues have been top notch sonically.
  13. Try playing that one on a record player.
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