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About SiB

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  • Turn Table
    Rega p3-24
  • Tone Arm & Cartridge
    Rb301 & DL103r
  • SUT / Phono Stage
    Dino/Dino+/ref cable
  • Digital Source 1
    Arcam cd82
  • Integrated Amp
    Heed Obelisk si mk2
  • Power Amp/s
    Heed xa2
  • My Speakers
    Opera Callas Gold
  • Headphones
    Senheisser hd25
  • Trade Status
    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. SiB

    Newbie Intro's

    Thanks for the welcoming words. Thanks for the invite Lurch, sadly the apple crumble I'm digging into right now could be the closest thing to a bake off I'll be making for a while....but one day !
  2. SiB

    Newbie Intro's

    Hi, I've been a member for a while, but never introduced myself...apologise for that ! I've been more of a reader than a writer, and have used the site mainly as a resource for sensible advice, although I have bought & sold a couple of things. Anyway, it's a great site, which I've spent far too many hours on, losing myself in audio daydreams. From mid 80's to mid 90's, I was heavily into my hifi, be it on a very limited budget. I was an avid reader of all the hifi mags, much to my partner at the times puzzled dismay. However, mid 90's I lost interest somewhat, sold my gear, bought a mini system....blah, blah, blah. Anyway in the last 5yrs, I've been trying to assemble a decent system once again... the vinyl was calling me ! Depressingly this still had to be accomplished on a very limited budget. I've bought all my bits 2nd hand, starting with a project 1.2, Arcam A85, & focal 905's. I spent many hours on here, looking for advice, and relearning the dark arts of vinyl replay. I'm banished to the attic so the room dictates the kit somewhat. It became clear, after a few years that I'd have to up the budget a bit to get what I wanted. I've since been slowly swapping & adding bits & pieces until, now I feel I'm pretty much where I want, & can afford to be. My latest purchase; a pair of Opera Callas gold speakers, seem to have been the final piece in the jigsaw. I finally feel I can rest where I am, I'm now listening to the music, not constantly picking at the presentation. Obviously you should never say never, but right now...I'm happy. Thanks all for making this site what it is ! Si
  3. SiB

    ATC SCM 10

    Not sure how to link, but there are a pair of ATC SCM 10's just come up on the bay. £630 BIN from Emporium hifi. Thought someone with a hefty amp might be interested ?
  4. Where are you located ?
  5. Selling my Trichord Dino Mk1 with the original standard power supply. It is in very good condition and comes with the original manual & paperwork. Collection from Lewes, East Sussex preferred but happy to post within the UK. I no longer have the original packaging but it will be suitably boxed and bubble wrapped. NOW SOLD Happy to accept cash on collection or bank transfer.
  6. Good to meet up & thanks. Will pm you once I get time to play with it...sometime next week !
  7. Hi SiB,

    A very warm welcome to THE WAM - MUSIC & HIFI FORUM, you are now part of a fantastic group of music lovers and HiFi enthusiasts.

    We are very excited that you have decided to join us. It is packed full of interesting reviews, news and pictures of great HiFi systems and other tech gadgets for your enjoyment.

    Our members know just about everything there is to know about amps, speakers, turntables and all things music so feel free to introduce yourself and ask them!



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