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JBCODD

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About JBCODD

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Chandler, Az.
  • Interests
    Music and grandkids, seven currently
  • My System
    Victrola
    Yamaha CDC-585 disc player
    Yamaha C-60 pre amp
    Yamaha M-65 power amp
    Mac Mini music server
    Marantz 7004 Streamer/DAC
    1978 la Scala pair, refinished, and B&K A-4500 updates
    A set of 1980's Hereseys and an RC 52II for TV sound

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  1. JBCODD

    Restoring worn speakers

    I do not own Klipschorns, nor have I ever heard them. But I do have a nice set of La Scala speakers. I drive them with an old Yamaha set up: a C-60 preamp and an M-65 power amp. They sound superb. Members here who who do own the big boys are split between tube amps and solid state. The speakers are highly efficient and can be driven to excessively loud levels with low powered amps (>25 watts). In the solid state arena, members use class A; class AB and some use class D. All have pluses and minuses. It is a matter of which you personally prefer. (Which sounds best to you) Prices can range from a few hundred used to a second mortgage new. Due to the the age of the speakers, the crossover networks may need to have the capacitors replaced, as these components will degrade over time. More knowledgeable members will undoubtedly chime in soon with more details. As to the veneer, for me this would be the last step, after the network update. Welcome to the forum, and enjoy the fantastic speakers you have!
  2. JBCODD

    Jokes?

    As you wish........
  3. JBCODD

    New love for Klipschorns

    Shaka-laka!
  4. JBCODD

    Jokes?

  5. Only the "NON-SHORTENING"caps do dat.
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    Jokes?

  7. JBCODD

    Cables, Coffee, and Cocktails

    After dinner, I love rendering the Christmas ham. It makes me feel like quite the orthopedic surgeon, as I disarticulate de head uv da femur, slicing thru da acetabular labrum near the lunate surface, dissecting da pubofemoral and ischiofemoral ligaments, and laying waste to da articular cartilage. Den da dogs gets da femoral head and de ilium\ischium acetabular segments. Aaaahhh good times, good times.
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    Fixing noisy doorbell....

    Indeed it do.
  9. JBCODD

    Fixing noisy doorbell....

    Is it a relay? Current thru the coil may be causing the hum.
  10. JBCODD

    Amazing new Speaker tech

    Your lights will get so bright that you can see the purveyors laughing all the way to the bank!
  11. JBCODD

    What I Got Today!

    The Yellow Peril has a flavor which reminds me uv de habanero I grew about seven years back. Not my favorite, but will be used to add heat to pots of chili. The Red Menace is prime. Not an every day sauce, but the flavor Iz "Me Gusta"! It will be reserved for me, when I want the heat. The other three are prime table sauces for all to enjoy, as they combine a bit of heat with zesty, fruity flavor. (And a wide, deep flavor stage and sparkle, bumping, thumping kick, etc.) (Are you being sarcastic?) (No, just normal Nooo Yawk, Italian/Irish) (OK) P.S.S. : The pro version delivers the heat at a much higher level than the heritage.
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    What I Got Today!

    A shipment uv @oldtimer hot sauces. Tested most of them on some tamales which were delivered Saturday. The Hawaiian Firecracker were both fruity, full bodied, and possessed of moderate heat. The Red Menace XX and the Yelow Peril were both quite flavorful, but probably not for novices. These are both quite spicy. Had me sweating profusely, and may burn tomorrow. I prefer the flavor of the red over the yellow, but that is just personal preference. I will try the Tropical Tiki at my next meal. Yum 👅 👅 NOTE: There were two more bottles, but they were duplicates uv the hottttt ones.
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    Sausage and Peppers

    I haven't gotten to sausage making yet. But when I get the grinder attachment for the Kitchen Aid Pro, look out........
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    Sausage and Peppers

    @Wolfbane as well: Two locations: the farm in Queen Creek, and KIERLAND COMMONS MARKETPLACE ADDRESS 7122 East Greenway Pkwy, Suite #120 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Or order from their website. They ship, and it's worth it.
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