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  1. I am a Creek fan and have owned a Arcam Fgm Ar 19. The Arcam sounded like listening to creek gear underwater (pardon the pun). Selby Thornbury are selling the creek gear cheap as it is a brand that Selby do not usually stock but they inherited when they purchased a store and stock from Hi Tek Hi Fi.
  2. On hold for local buyer. Thanks for your interest.
  3. Item: Myryad MXP2000 Pre Amplifier Location: Northcote 3070 Price: $320 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Trying something smaller Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Made in the U.K. 6 inputs, remote control, box and manual. Sounds good to me, and at this price definitely worth a try. Pictures:
  4. Item: Marantz KA55 ?1989 Location:Northcote Price: 10 Item Condition: Sratchy volume and balance pot. Reason for selling: Purchased yesterday and have decided to pass it on. May need new volume pot. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Pictures:
  5. Dac is sold thanks for your interest.If the deal falls through I will contact the next in line. Jim
  6. Item: Peachtree dac.it Location: northcote Price: 5.00 Item Condition: not working,will not hold input and changes from USB to coax to optical on its own accord.Was working when I put away. Reason for selling: hopefully some clever person can fix it Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Pictures:
  7. Technics SL Q212 qaurtz lock ,direct drive turntable. European Model circa 1979 Location Northcote Vic 3070 Condition Nice solid turntable.Does everything as it should and to my ears sounds pretty good.Ortofon OM10 about 12 months old. Nice starter or second turntable. Very reliable. Some fading and scrathes on lid. Body and arm in perfect shape. Price 150.00 Pick up only so cash on pick up. Reason for selling Have purchased an RP3 and need finances for a cartridge. Extra info Inspection and listen welcome.
  8. Item: Meridian 501 pre amp. No remote but fully functional without remote. Price: $ 300 Reason for selling: Try something different. Sounds very nice to my ears, definitely very quiet. Location Inner North of Melbourne.
  9. Hi Wimbo I was thinking in the $500- $1000 mrk for a new turntable, but will have a think about it and possibly just upgrade the cartridge as I am currently using an intro level one. The old technics really are pretty easy to live with. Jim
  10. Thanks Mike This is good advice. I feel that the set up sounds good and the phono stage is real good. It's just that you read all this stuff about Thorens , Linn etc. My turntable prior to the technics I purchased new in the 80's from Encel, it was a yamaha and it was crap. When I plugged in the Technics I was rapt. Thornbury records gave me a good deal on an Orofon 10 so all in all I am doing alright. Thanks again Mike. Jim
  11. Thanks wen for your reply. I did check out the Garrott and learnt a little about the company and thier history, interesting stuff. You can still get a re tip in Melbourne as well. My initial post was not very well composed and what I was really thinking was what would be a good replacement for the whole turntable. Thanks Jim
  12. Yes the turntable is not too bad. The stylus would no doubt be an entry level so maybe it would be a good idea to upgrade that before I buy a new the whole turntable. Thanks Jim
  13. Hello Vinyl Nuts I was hoping to get some suggestions for an upgrade for my turntable. I am currently using a Technics SL Q212 which i picked up from hard rubbish . I took it up to Thornbury Records and had a Orofon stylus put on. Sounds pretty good to me but I feel I could probably do better. I am using a Creek Phono Pre and have a resonably good system and am thinking that a turntable upgrade might be the next move. I listen to Country, Blues ,Folk and Jazz sort of stuff. Have heard that it is a good idea to purchase a new turntable as opposed to vintage or second hand but was told this by a sales person so not sure if this is right. Thanks Jim
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