horstmann

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Does anyone have a good or bad experience using a PC server rack for audio equipment?
Frankly, a PC server rack might be the worst solution for audio gear. It rings, there's no vibration control for sensitive equipment, and it's only designed to keep a bunch of boxes in place that come with their own built-in vibration control if ... 
Bananas rule, spades drool. End of discussion.
@carlsbad2 I actually just ordered a few gold plated copper wire ends - if that’s the proper English term - to experiment with that. Great minds think alike, and all that. 😉 Thank you for the advice!  
Bananas rule, spades drool. End of discussion.
Recently I finally discovered the reason I was having problems.  It was because there are different sizes of spades and I didn’t have the right size for my binding posts. Well, no offence, but not using the correct size of spades (for decades?)... 
Bananas rule, spades drool. End of discussion.
Well, I usually don’t use any connectors for speaker cables, just some teflon tubing to make a diy 47labs style plug. Granted, that works for me mainly because I’m using small-ish gauge solid core wires. For convenience, I sometimes use these ho... 
If I wanted to make my own speaker cables, is this a good choice for wire?
Not sure why the 47Labs cables are favorites of many but I do understand the preference for solid core copper wire. I wasn't aware that the 47Labs wire were any popular, or even known of by most audiophiles.😉 Thanks a bunch for sharing your ex... 
If I wanted to make my own speaker cables, is this a good choice for wire?
I use 47 Labs OTA (26 gauge solid core copper in a VERY thick polyvinyl insulation) and recently tried Neotech 24 gauge/Teflon. Those tiny 47Labs cables can not work proberly, considering the science and according  to the experience of most pun...