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  1. Pio1980 replied to the thread WOW!! Is it April...McIntosh MTI 100.

    Not a Mac user myself, worked on a few older examples. Own one piece that has been somewhat a doorstop since I got it, few of the...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 10:39 PM
  2. Pio1980 replied to the thread FX Audio 6j1 tube preamp - a $31 wonder.

    If it's a pulse power supply, yes.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 10:22 PM
  3. Pio1980 liked swechsler's post in the thread What’s wrong with my ears?.

    I'll share an anecdote. A long time ago, probably more than 20 years ago, I stopped into a high end audio boutique nearby, and had a...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 10:21 PM
  4. Pio1980 liked Dr. Ears's post in the thread FX Audio 6j1 tube preamp - a $31 wonder.

    I can answer two issues that have come up, when I said these ,"toys" are getting pricey, I was referring to the Japanese version , I...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 10:17 PM
  5. Pio1980 liked 70'sMusic's post in the thread Vintage gear that makes you say "Wow"....

    This still does it for me, makes me want to get one! [ATTACH]

    f995cbc8fab7d1f317124e34e6f280c4.jpg Feb 18, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  6. Pio1980 liked MannyE's post in the thread WOW!! Is it April...McIntosh MTI 100.

    100% I agree. I can only imagine that they come off with a tug or some other easy way to allow for tube rolling.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  7. Pio1980 liked w1jim's post in the thread I hate going to the hospital.

    Positive thoughts. Just be glad they found it and have a plan.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 8:55 PM
  8. Pio1980 liked bluehills5's post in the thread Pioneer SX1980 - you wont believe this..

    You're right about the cracked board but I'm not sure when this occurred. Currently there is a broken trace from the big R101 cement...

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  9. Pio1980 liked Dude111's post in the thread Classic Car Humour.

    www.boicey.com/comics.html I had to laugh @ this one although they all make me smile :D www.boicey.com/comic_pics/tr9.gif I love old...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 8:49 PM
  10. Pio1980 liked AdamAnt316's post in the thread A message from The Electron Tube Information Council.

    Car phones existed in the tube days, but they were a LOT different from even the Motorola 'brick phones' of the '70s and '80s. For one...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  11. Pio1980 liked thorpej's post in the thread A message from The Electron Tube Information Council.

    Just leaving this here for your enjoyment. http://www.rcaselectron.com/TNT.html (Oh how I would love to find an original copy of this.)

    Feb 18, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  12. Pio1980 liked Kim G's post in the thread This one made me laugh.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bokeh

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:40 PM
  13. Pio1980 liked EngineerNate's post in the thread EngineerNate's Sony TTS-4000 Build.

    The reason the strobe is so sharp is that the controller runs it at a 1/10th duty cycle. So each time it flashes it's only on for 1/10th...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:32 PM
  14. Pio1980 replied to the thread Amazing barn find.

    I remember when this one turned up: https://jalopnik.com/3-million-1937-bugatti-found-in-british-garage-after-a-5121937

    Feb 18, 2019 at 6:48 PM