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Old 10th January 2009, 12:14 PM   #1
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Hello to all. Somewhere between Austin and Luckenbach. I haven't joined anything in decades; but I know a good thing when I see it. Glad to join in, hope I can contribute; primary skills are machining/manufacturing with a decent background in semiconductor
fab. Love of music drives need for better audio.
Big time blues fan. KUT.org Monday night 8PM 11PM CST "Blue Monday"

PS 'Cowboy' is really a inside joke.

Chuck, some call me Cluster
I'm kinda curious about that myself........
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Old 10th January 2009, 12:51 PM   #2
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Geetings cowboy99, very late in the day here but "hello" from Australia. I am impressed with your avatar. As I recall it was used on a King Crimson ("The Court of the Crimson King") round 1970/71. Right? Anyway welcome aboard and enjoy yourself. Jonathan
"It was the Springtime of the year when aunt is calling to aunt like mastodons bellowing across primeval swamps." P.G. Wodehouse.
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Old 10th January 2009, 02:06 PM   #3
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Hi Chuck - and Welcome to diyAudio! Austin is one of my favorite cities - got some FINE look'n gals in that town! Like the song says - "save a horse - ride a cowboy"!!
DIY audio can be expensive but getting to see things go up in smoke - that's priceless!!!! ..... "whatever - call it brainfart of Mighty ZM"
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Old 12th January 2009, 02:17 PM   #4
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Hello and welcome to the forums
planet10 needs your help:
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Old 12th January 2009, 05:05 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum Chuck,

Originally posted by Jonathan Bright
King Crimson
Yes, i recognized it immediately

community sites t-linespeakers.org, frugal-horn.com, frugal-phile.com ........ commercial site planet10-HiFi
p10-hifi forum here at diyA
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Old 18th January 2009, 12:29 AM   #6
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Dave, Cal, Thomas and Jonathan: appreciate the welcomes. The avatar actually resurfaced recently; got all happy and excited at record store recently. Picked out a 'In the Court of the Crimson King' an 'Observation by King Crimson'; I'll be damned, an "Original Master Edition" 24 bit HDCD remaster by Simon Heyworth at S.A.M. Sept. 2004.
Somehow, Robert Fripp (KC front man) had acquired the original stereo master tapes that were located in a Virgin Records storage vault in 2003. Enlisting one of the best, (S.Heyworth) and securing the remaster at his studio and on his label, Discipline Global Mobile;
WOW! ,what a real audiophile find for an old hippie.
Most of what I've heard of the 'digital anniversary re-masters' _____k.

DGM0501 2004 Robert Fripp, I will 'infringe' copyright, and send any of you a copy if you can't find. Whats equipment without the quality source?
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