Tube Stereo Rebirth and Relocation

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  1. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    I have not listened to my stereo system in 4 years. That many tubes in a small room is VERY hot. Well its been one and a half years since the boy got married and moved out. I guess he ain't coming back. The little biddie has already claimed half of the bonus room for the treadmill etc. Boy came over yesterday and we moved stuff, Transition pics: DSC_1072.jpg
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    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    And now, the somewhat finished product. Please note, the V12 has been retubed with Gold Lion KT77s. That rocking chair is temporary until my Lazy Boy power recliner w/power lumbar arrives.
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  3. Steve Tannehill

    Steve Tannehill Active Member Top Poster

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    Groovy!

    I have a U-Turn turntable on order (should be here sometime around May) and will move into vinyl after a many year absence.
     
  4. Mike B

    Mike B Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Cool. Er I mean warm...yeah, that's a lotta tubes.

    And those big ones get a lot hotter than those little ones - :)
     
  5. Dan Driscoll

    Dan Driscoll HTT Refugee Donor

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    Have fun! :tu:
     
  6. Carl V

    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Have fun....can you install a vent above the rack?....looks like this is an upstairs
    bonus room....roof pitch may allow room for a decent sized return vent to installed.
    A quiet fan could be installed behind. Just a thought.

    Nice system. Ever had a desire to try Merlin VSM?

    Enjoy yourslef.
     
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    Randy Rhoton Well-Known Member Donor

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    I see. A space heater that sounds good. :)

    Glad it's back in service!
     
  8. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    It was the small 11 x 10 computer office room where it has been that got so hot. The new location in the bonus room did not get hot last night. It may get warm in the summer. We will see.
     
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    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    DYohn Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Nice Claud. How are those Gold Lions?
     
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    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    I like it but your speaker cables are too small and they need maple blocks to support them. ;)
     
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    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    Right out of the box, they were good because Jim, my tube guy burned them in for 24 hours before he shipped them to me. I have only listened for about 8 hours since. That rocking chair was not comfy. New power Lazyboy delivered thursday.
     
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    claud Well-Known Member Donor

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    And the almost finished project--waiting on Schiit and still rearanging/disposing of stuff in the room DSC_1087_zps4429f9c1.jpg
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  14. Bill Stratton

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    Looking good! I'll take your word for how it sounds :)
     

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