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Thiel Owners
@tomthiel  Yes the difference was definitely an improvement , the definition improved with the speed of the 100uf vs a 400uf which makes for a smoother sound . The original 220uf and 330uf caps and the two sets of replacement electrolytics that ... 
Thiel Owners
Tom As always your knowledge continues to educate and guide us in our appreciation for the work that Jim and the Thiel staff created . As for the higher than 100uf capacitors used on the 2.7s crossovers , I have been able to fit 4 x 100uf caps r... 
Thiel Owners
Awhile back there was discussions about adding a resistor in series with both the tweeter and mid-range speakers on the 2.7 coax speaker .   I was communicating with Rob and he suggested using a 2.5 ohm resistor and had heard that 2.7 ohm sounded... 
What was the most expensive record that you ever bought ?
earlier I wrote about the most expensive " Record " that I purchased  but since the MFSL Beatles box set was just mentioned I have to say  I Bid $201 dollars on e-Bay for a 1979 Japanese release of the Beatles Collection never thinking I would w... 
What was the most expensive record that you ever bought ?
$135 used , CLASSIC RECORDS 4 single sided 45rpm 200 gram David Crosby's  " If I Could Only Remember My Name "   
Digital LP’s
Interesting question .  I have replaced a few of my John Prine albums released as early as 1991 " The Missing Years "on CD and finally in 2013 on vinyl and I feel that the vinyl sounds better , this is also true for later albums he released , " I... 
Please Help. J. A. Michell Gyro SE - Speed Issue
Interesting "I literally turned the screw CCW at least 6-7 full turns.(what could go wrong??) The table did slow down to a snail pace faster that 33.33. I use a Cardas Frequency Sweep record that has a strobe on one side. I place the needle on on... 
ultrasound record cleaning machine damaged my records
pfmaudio  It will be interesting to hear what the dealer has to say and hopefully if it's a problem that can either be fixed or exchanged for another manufacturer . I don't own a US cleaner ,  but I've sent in close to 200 albums to Record Genie... 
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
+1 for audioguy85  's recommendation  I have the Tavish Design Adagio , it uses 6 tubes for MM cartridges  and adds Jensen SUT for MC  cartridges ( upgrade to the 1 to 1.12 transformers ) . The great part about them besides the extensive variety... 
Vinyl Only
@groovey  I agree with you , I've gone so far as to put my JL and YO albums in storage and only listen to JL's Acoustic CD .  
Tube Amp recommendation for Thiel CS1.6 under $2k
@5751  Great tubes ( especially RCA Blacks from the 50"s ) , I use 3 of them in my phono preamp . You're not the only person with redundancy issues , every now and then my responses are double sent , it seems to come and go . What speakers and ... 
Tube Amp recommendation for Thiel CS1.6 under $2k
@uthlidian  Go to " Thiel Owners " on this forum and ask this question . soix is correct , especially with your budget .    
Vinyl Only
To All I'll agree that some songs ( like Angie ) are boring and or monotonous but to me they are not bad enough to get out of my chair and lift the tonearm . I also agree with that songs covered by other artists can be off putting or at least hi... 
Vinyl Only
@dekay I've not heard of " The Last Castrato "  but a few minutes ( even seconds ) of listening on Spotify makes me want to never lower a tonearm on to that recording . @czarivey  If so why would you buy the albums they award ?  The songs I will ... 
Record Store Day 2024?
I suppose that if there was a title or two that I really wanted I would stand in line here at The House of Records , Greg was giving out numbers and limiting 15 people in at a time . The shop sold all but about 10 records and when I went there a w...