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  • Birthday 06/02/1988

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    Music Room-
    Turntable: Thorens TD-124
    DAC: Cambridge Audio DAC Magic 100
    Amp: Lepai lp-2020a+
    Mains:'83 LaScalas- Raw Birch with Crites Tweeters and Crites A4500 Crossovers
    Sub: MWF-15 box w/ Dayton Audio 250W Plate Amp and Dayton Audio Reference 15'' HF Driver

    Home Office 2 Channel-
    Amp: Lepai lp-2020a+
    Speakers: KG 5.5 w/ Crites ti Tweeter

    "Road Warrior"- Custom Klipsch Heresy HIP with internal mono summed network, Class D amp and battery pack.

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  1. I would sand it down to the metal then hit it with some Epoxy Primer then paint over that and you should be good. Here a a decent quality one from Eastwood: https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-black-epoxy-primers.html You need an HVLP gun but you could probably roll it then sand it smooth if you really need to.
  2. It must get tiring for the rider to swing his brass balls on either side of the bike around every corner. Thats impressive stuff. Also, obligatory regarding unnecessarily loud Harley pipes:
  3. I turned a single Industrial Heresy into a boombox a few years ago. I am still waiting for the time I can sneak off into the woods with it when I take my brother camping and play some crazy bigfoot noises or something from off in the distance.
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    Imagine being the tradesman out there that knows his slip up with a TIG welder torched a national treasure...
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    Any HPLV Painters?

    I ordered this kit and used it to spray Epoxy primer on the roof of my car and it turned out really well. I like that it comes with two guns too. Just put a poster board or something on the wall and play around with the settings until you get the fan you want. That compressor seams a bit small but you can spray a light coat and get it to recharge then spray another etc. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0046RDW3K/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  6. I consider "White" to be an offensive term. Im Caucasian American.
  7. Wait, so you are going to fly out and load your Cessna plane with some Heresy's and fly back with them? Thats pretty awesome, PWK would approve.
  8. Great thread! The KG 5.5s are a really fun Klipsch speaker. I did notice you have them very dampened with the Fiberglass. I initially tried that with mine but found them too 'dead' and decided to only line the back panel and something just clicked and they were perfect. I also did the Ti diaphragms and actually did not like them as much as the original phenolic ones. Unfortunately, I damaged one taking it out so I could not revert back and eventually my ears adjusted. The speakers just sounded more 'alive' with the originals. All in all these are great speakers and I found they sound best with Class D amps, especially since they are high efficiency 2 ways and have such an 'Open' sound.
  9. I zoomed in on the photo and I would steer clear of them. It looks like the shrink tube has pulled off part of the wire which means they may have been under tension which could loosen the solder connections etc. I would just go with 16 or 14 gauge monoprice copper wire.
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    Daytona 500 Crash

    I think Jimmy John was just trying to me my sandwich on time.
  11. Its a similar concept but the white needs to be neutral white. The Ambilight was a gimmick with the colors, especially since ambient color around the TV actually creates a psychological effect of de-saturating the TV itself. Here is a really good Home Theater Geek episode where the cover the bias light and other interesting things that can affect TV performance in the room.
  12. This actually ties into Home Theater in an interesting way and is why I always recommend a bias light behind your TV. When you drive at night, the constant cycle of dark then sudden light of oncoming traffic or street lights cause your pupils to constantly dilate and contract which leads to fatigue and is one of the reasons why driving at night is dangerous. The same thing goes for watching TV at night, producers often cycle between light and dark scenes and it causes the same fatigue. By wearing amber glasses and having a TV bias light, it evens out the amount of light entering your eyes to avoid the constant dilation, contraction cycle.
  13. Its about 22 and snowing here in the Springs, will probably get down to about 6 tonight. Good excuse to get the fireplace going.
  14. This is the real crux of the issue. This is absolutely a mental health issue and I believe is partly caused by hormone mimicking chemicals in our plastics and pesticides like Atrazine. What a perfect cover though, instead of an industry coming to terms with the fact we poisoned a generation we simply create a huge PR stunt to normalize the problem. Its absolutely sickening we are allowing and promoting kids to mutilate themselves permanently before they reach an age where they can be trusted to make their own decisions in any other aspect of life. We dont let Schizophrenic people vote twice if they hear voices in their heads, but we allow this insanity in sports?
  15. Here is another shot of CECAA loading it into the van:
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