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    Orpheus HEV 90 Instruction Manual?

    I'm looking for the Orpheus / HEV 90 Instruction Manual- Anyone have a copy they can spare?     Thank You   Mitch
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    Shippers Beware

    When shipping something consider this guy on SigForum…..He’s complaining about the bad work ethic of Postal Workers. “The post office love me: Those guys delivered the first box three days earlier, Perfect, now this, lucky its only bullets otherwise it would be junk Hell it was...
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    Electronics / Water and Alcohol

    Yesterday while scuba diving I found a 6-megapixel camera Sony Cyber Shot DSC S500, a cell phone and a sterling silver bracelet. I dried out both pieces of electronics and tried them today. The Phone works and I’m in the process of contacting the owner. The camera works (with the original...
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    Pros and Cons for the Stax SR-007 MK2 vs. STAX 4070

    I’m curious as to the Pros and Cons of the Stax SR-007 MK2 vs. STAX 4070. Also where is the best price on each? I’ve used PriceJapan before and would probably get them there unless there are better options. Thanks Mitch
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    Treasure Hunting Season Has Started Again

    I was out Scuba Diving Saturday at David E. Brink Park in Kirkland Washington. It’s a nice dock with benches and only about 30 feet deep at the front of the dock. I got a nice diamond stud earring and a sterling silver ring with some sort of stone. There was a USPS Priority Mail...
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    K1000 Sonic Signature?

    What’s the generally accepted sound signature of the K1000? Mitch
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    Treasure Hunting Season Starts Tomorrow!

    I’m stoked now that the weather is getting better here in the Seattle Area. Summer might finally be arriving. I’ve got the next 5 days off and I’ll probably dive every day. Tomorrow I’m diving somewhere near Eastlake on the north side at a marina looking for some ones keys then Thursday morning...
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    Bad Names for Audio Components

    I just saw a listing for a “Bohica I Power Cord”? In the Navy BOHICA was an acronym for “Bend Over Here It Comes Again”. What are they trying to say about this $600 power cord? Mitch
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    I Would Like To Borrow a Matched Pair of Telefunken ECC803S

    Would there be a Generous Head-Fi Member be willing to loan me a Matched Pair of Telefunken ECC803S? I’m tube rolling the HeadAmp Aristaeus and would really like to try these. I could reciprocate the kindness by loaning a matched pair or 2 of exotic tubes. I’ve focused mainly on German /...
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    Wild Ride!

    "Semi-truck takes man and wheelchair for a ride down Red Arrow Highway" http://www.southbendtribune.com/apps...ws01/706070318 What can you say! Mitch
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    Worse than waiting on a package is…..

    Having it arrive a day early and not being here for it. I don’t think I’ve ever had a package arrive early. I’m going to Issaquah tonight. Mitch
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    Moth Lovers of Europe- This is a Moth si2a3/45h / Eddie Current Black Rose (220V).

    I don't normally do this but I think this is uncommon and already being in Europe is extra points. http://cls.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls....ube&1178553135 Caveat Emptor and good luck. I know nothing of the seller or the amp. Looks like a head-Fi member by the name of Kurt? Hey Head-Fi...
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    FedEx = BS

    So I’m waiting on my chair upgrade to be delivered by FedEx. At 7:48 this morning it’s listed as Home Delivery “on truck for delivery”. I wait here the entire day. Quietly so I don’t miss their Knock. I check the managers office at 4:50 before they close in case it was delivered there without...
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    Gift Quality Portable Rig for a Novice

    I’d like to give a really nice portable rig as a gift. A digital Audio Player (iPod what ever), a pair of headphones and a par of In the Ear Monitors. Plus recommendations for any carrying bag or accessories like that would be greatly appreciated. $600-$800 I’d like small, ease of use...
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    HE90 Burnin?

    Anyone have experience with new HE90’s and burnin? Is there a noticeable change over time? How long does it take to fully get into the groove? How long would you recomend using the headphones before making critical judgements? Mitch
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    Your package is on time with a scheduled delivery date of 10/02/2006

    I stayed home and I’m waiting. Mitch
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    Berning micro-ZOTL and the Grado PS1

    I’m really enjoying this combo. Rumored to be bass light meets rumored to be bass heavy = nice combo. It seems to have the nice mid-range that’s been mentioned before. Using Sylvania Gold Label 6201 and Sylvania 6SN7. It’s a fun amplifier. I was using it with my home stereo...
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    Cleaning Grados

    I’ve got some vintage Grado RS-1’s and wanted to detail them out. The pads are stuck to the ear pieces- I’ve read to use mineral oil to clean the wood. Should anything be used to wipe down the outside of the earpiece or just a damp cloth? Also just a damp cloth on the headband or should...
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    Struck Grado

    Mitch
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    Treasure Hunting in Lake Washington

    I’ve been diving each weekend for the last month. Good yield so far but nothing spectacular. Today I found 2 semi-automatic handguns in front of a dock. 1 has been down for less than 2 weeks, looks like a Glock. It’s wrapped in a latex glove- Not Good. 2 feet to the left is a stainless or...
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    I got into my wetsuit!!

    I've been working out and cutting down so it's a nice accomplishment. This summer is going to be Great. Anyone know a good Bail Bondsman in the Seattle area? Mitch
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    Most users ever online was 1,810, 04-24-2006 at 06:54 PM.

    My how Head-Fi has grown. Mitch
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    Door to Door Peddlers

    I just had 2 women knock on the door. One was holding a bible in a threatening way. I said “No Headphones eh” they looked at me in a weird way and asked “What’s that mean”? I responded “Headphones you know”? They mumbled something about scripture and I’m like no thanks. I’m expecting Head-Fi...
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    A Question About Safe Banking and Internet Transactions?

    A Rant and a Question. OK so I set up a separate account with Bank of America for my personal banking and kept an older Bank of America account to be used exclusively with Internet Transactions. I explicitly asked when opening the second \ new account that the old account not be able to...
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    Recommend a Great Sounding 12AX7?

    I’m looking for some nice sounding 12AX7’s for use in Headamps new Electrostatic amplifier. Any suggestions or experience with the 12AX7? Thanks Mitch
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