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Old 07-05-2019, 11:00 PM
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Serge.......Not everything that is real can be fully explained even when we experience results. Let me provide an example.

A man was walking along a California beach when he came upon an old bottle half buried in the sand. He picked it up and was rubbing the sand off when smoke swirled from inside the bottle and a very old Genie appeared. The man was startled but the Genie spoke and assured him everything was fine. The Genie said, "I am here to grant you a wish, any wish. I am such an old Genie I no longer have the strength to grant three wishes, but I can grant you one. What is your wish?" The man thought for a minute and said. "I have always wanted to visit Hawaii but I am afraid to fly or travel by boat. Please build me a bridge from here to Hawaii." The Genie paused for a moment then said, "I can do this but it will take years to complete and no doubt lives will be lost during the dangerous construction across the mighty Pacific Ocean. Are you certain this is your wish?" The man considered the Genie's words and said, "You're right. That would be too much to ask." Thinking for another moment the man finally spoke, "Genie, my wish is to understand women." The Genie blinked several times, frowned slightly and said, "Do you want that bridge to be one lane or two."

There it is. Women are real. That's a certainty, but some things just cannot be explained. .
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No doubt about it! I'm still trying to understand how a wall plate can make a difference in sound but I've already given up on trying to understand women!
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Old 07-06-2019, 08:02 AM
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My initial post is about the cover plate only, isolated as a separate upgrade. If I choose white, I will just add a plastic Leviton cover plate, and save 500$. The question is, should I care?..
yes, I would, it's a safe bet 500 smackers can be better spent elsewhere .......

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No doubt about it! I'm still trying to understand how a wall plate can make a difference in sound but I've already given up on trying to understand women!
Amen to that Serge !!
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yes, I would, it's a safe bet 500 smackers can be better spent elsewhere .......
I agree; my system will benefit much more from an AC power cable upgrade, and even audio fuses.
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Old 07-06-2019, 09:01 AM
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Ok, you send me 3 pairs of those cover plates .....
I'm an audiophile, not a dealer, so I won't be sending you any audio gear. But I'm sure you can buy these cover plates from a Furutech dealer with a 30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee. So if you r-e-a-l-l-y want to experiment with these and conduct a DBT, you can do so with no risk other than your time.
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Old 07-07-2019, 08:37 PM
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I use solid brass plates from Menards. I coat the inside of the plates with a thin layer of Blue Tack type stuff to dampen the cover. Works for me.
I also usually add a rope of Blu Tack stuff aound the plug duplex interface. The stuff can be reused nearly forever. So easy to peel off to unplug, reroll into a rope and reapply. Any of it sticking.. Use the stuff itself tapping to lift any bits left around.
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:38 AM
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I hear a positive improvement from it, so it stays.[/QUOTE]











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Now that’s a pair of ears you can trust
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Now that’s a pair of ears you can trust
not his ears though .........
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