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Old 03-27-2019, 09:13 PM
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Thanks Serge,

The thought never crossed my mind but you know me.....it doesn't take much persuasion..
So here is just an ounce of "persuasion"...

https://www.soundstageultra.com/inde...00-phono-stage

https://www.stereophile.com/content/...o-preamplifier

https://www.whathifi.com/luxman/eq-500/review
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Old 03-27-2019, 09:49 PM
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Serge... Welcome to the Wife haters club!
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Old 03-27-2019, 10:39 PM
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Serge... Welcome to the Wife haters club!
Ivan.......Tell me about it. I have a few friends who's wives would be happy to see me long gone. One of my friend's wife still holds ill feelings against me because I kept her husband's CD player in my garage for a month at his request. She found out about it and blew a gasket. She's still pissed almost a decade later. Gees! Talk about holding a grudge.
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Old 03-27-2019, 11:42 PM
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I decided to add my third Luxman piece to my rig.
Congrats on your TT. I've had mine for a little over a month and love it. It's a perfect partner w/my Luxman CL38U SE. I've been doing a lot of shopping for LP's.
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Old 03-28-2019, 04:59 AM
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The Luxman phono preamp sounds like the perfect complement to the Luxman system. Kudos to Serge!
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:10 PM
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Ivan.......Tell me about it. I have a few friends who's wives would be happy to see me long gone. One of my friend's wife still holds ill feelings against me because I kept her husband's CD player in my garage for a month at his request. She found out about it and blew a gasket. She's still pissed almost a decade later. Gees! Talk about holding a grudge.
Yep. Have a friend of 20+ years who I've not been able to visit for the past 10 as his wife is so jealous of our time together (music, stereo gear, shooting). Any time together has to be away from his place. My wife, on the other hand, looks at this time as a break for her.
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Old 03-29-2019, 03:39 AM
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That Luxman turntable is a real beauty! Congratulations Greg!

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Old 04-23-2019, 06:57 PM
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Just added a small tweak to my Luxman TT. A Clearaudio Quadro Clamp (low profile). Tightened up the bass and the dynamics just jump out.
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GreginNH1, Congratultions on the Luxman TT also. I saw one at the recent NY Audio Show in November and wanted one even though, like you, I don't play records much these days. I had to back off because of the price, but it's still a great-looking table. And good-sounding, too.
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Old 05-13-2020, 11:34 AM
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With Jelco going out of business I'm curious as to what type of tonearm Luxman will source for their TT's.
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