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    Howdy. Came across your forum while searching info on my 25 year old Klipsch Heresy speakers. I browsed the boards & liked it so much I decided to register.

    My name's Rick & I live outside San Diego.

    Back in the day I was a lightweight audio enthusiast. Now that I'm 51 & have pretty much trashed my hearing with much too loud Motorhead, Judas Priest & Sabbath I can get along without the latest & greatest. Marriage & my fishing habit ensure that I couldn't afford it anyway...

    I smile & nod when someone sez LP's sound better than digital...

    Too much bass sounds like schiznit...

    I would let Shannon Curfman abuse me...

    This is my idea of fun...


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    M.P.S.E /AES/SMPTE member Sir Terrence the Terrible's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum Fishslayer. You will find alot of knowledge of Audio on this forum, and you do not have to deal with the "I know it all" attitude. Dang I am getting sea sick just looking at the picture.

    Sir Terrence

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    Forum Regular likeitloud's Avatar
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    Welcome the AR. Man I sure miss san diego. When I was in the NAV, my ship was
    home ported there. Very clean for a city its size. On the short list for retirement
    city. Anyway, have fun.
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    Color me gone... Resident Loser's Avatar
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    Gonefishin... Fishslayer...Fishslayer meet gonefishin...don't worry he's around here somewhere...

    Haven't been fishing in 40+ years...Always found gettin' up at no-O'clock in the morning, eating breakfast at a diner, the soggy lunches and tepid soda much more fun than the actual act...My father and uncle would strap the ol' Evinrude to a rented skiff, pick up a bucket of killies and a block of frozen squid and off we'd go! Seagulls and sea robins (which would become chum to the sea chanty of "@**#&!(#)@&#* sea robins") and the occasional hit from a less than wary fluke and the day was complete...

    jimHJJ(...I do however love seafood...welcome aboard...)
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    "The great masses of the people...will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one" -Adolph Hitler

    "We are never deceived, we deceive ourselves" -Goethe

    If you repeat a lie often enough, some will believe it to be the truth...

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    Welcome aboard!

    Jeebus, a fish that big is going to need a separate moniker. No two-for-one's here!

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    Super Moderator Site Moderator JohnMichael's Avatar
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    Welcome to AudioReview. Remember a bad day fishing is better than a good day working.
    Vinyl Rega Planar 2, Incognito rewire, Deepgroove subplatter, ceramic bearing, Michell Technoweight, Rega 24V motor, TTPSU, FunkFirm Achroplat platter, Michael Lim top and bottom braces, 2 Rega feet and one RDC cones. Grado Sonata, Moon 110 LP phono.
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    Phila combat zone JoeE SP9's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard. Nice catch! I used to work on a charter boat out of Montauk LI. I also spent a lot of time surf casting for striper's. Sometimes I really miss those days.
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    Front: Magnepan 1.7, DBX 223SX, 2 modified Dynaco MK3's, 2, 12" DIY TL subs (Pass El-Pipe-O) 2 bridged Crown XLS-402
    Rear/HT: Emotiva UMC200, Acoustat Model 1/SPW-1, Behringer CX2310, 2 Adcom GFA-545

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    Man of the People Forums Moderator bobsticks's Avatar
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    down there
    "I can get along without the latest and the greatest"--I bet. I would imagine you're doing just fine with those Hereseys

    Welcome to the forum!
    So, I broke into the palace
    With a sponge and a rusty spanner
    She said : "Eh, I know you, and you cannot sing"
    I said : "That's nothing - you should hear me play piano"

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    Class of the clown GMichael's Avatar
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    Welcome to AR fishkiller. Great catch there. Did you keep it or toss it back?
    WARNING! - The Surgeon General has determined that, time spent listening to music is not deducted from one's lifespan.

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    filet - o - fish Kam's Avatar
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    and i'll add my welcome to everyone elses, and since no one has commented on it yet... that is one heckuva goatee!

    and i'm sure you'll enjoy the friendly ribbing we all give one another here, as your girl would say.. "take it like a man."

    have fun!!!

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    Hello everyone! It has been over a year since I was last here & now back! My life was full of drama now that its over I'm back to say hello!

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    Thumbs up Seasick?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Terrence the Terrible
    Dang I am getting sea sick just looking at the picture.

    That's a fairly calm sea in the photo. Go see "A Perfect Storm" again...


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    I took a headstart... basite's Avatar
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    Welcome to AR, hope you learn alot, i did. so far i know, everyone is ready to help you with all your audio/video questions.
    Life is music!

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    Thiel CS2.3's
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    *Denon DL-103 in midas body
    *Denon DL-304
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    Marantz CD5001 OSE
    MIT AVt 2 IC's
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    Kimber 4VS speakercable
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    I'm a happy 20 year old...

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