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Just Out of Curiousity.....
« on: October 23, 2010, 03:02:51 PM »
How many of y'all still have a turntable and vinyl??

I DO!!

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2010, 03:21:18 PM »
We do somewhere. I haven't seen it a few years, though.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2010, 03:26:32 PM »
I do as well.......although I haven't a clue where Mrs. doc hid my album collection.  My stuff seems to move around all the time, and turn up in the unlikeliest places.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2010, 03:30:25 PM »
OK, let me re-phrase that question........  how about an "Active" turntable?? Not one stashed away some place.
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2010, 05:08:09 PM »
I have a box full of records.  No turntable, though. :(
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2010, 05:14:24 PM »
I do as well.......although I haven't a clue where Mrs. doc hid my album collection.  My stuff seems to move around all the time, and turn up in the unlikeliest places.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2010, 07:27:38 PM »
OK, let me re-phrase that question........  how about an "Active" turntable?? Not one stashed away some place.

Mine's active, hooked up and functioning......I just can't find the records, and by the time I get motivated enough to look for them, she has moved them somewhere else, and even SHE has forgotten where they are.....



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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2010, 07:44:13 PM »
I have quite a few old records,vinyl 33s and old 78s,some one sided but at this point nothing to play them on.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2010, 04:47:14 PM »
Got vinyl. 10 best jazz albums. Found it at half price books for $15.

No turntable though, so I've never listened to them.  :bawl:

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2010, 12:39:51 PM »
I do, still active AR Legend w/ a Denon DL160 MC cart.


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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2010, 10:42:51 PM »
How many of y'all still have a turntable and vinyl??

I DO!!



Truth is vinyl still smokes CD's without a doubt.  The only thing in the same ballpark is SACD and DVDA both of which are dead formats. 
In an era when people listen to MP3's through plastic speakers and earbuds true high end audio is doomed.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2010, 06:28:17 PM »
My parents do along with a gazillion records. I need to check it out and see what they have. I remember them having Michael Jackson Thriller and Van Halen records, but there were some really really old ones. Or at least really really old to me.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2010, 06:17:16 AM »
How many of y'all still have a turntable and vinyl??

Wait a Minute! There's something else? lol.

I have several very active turntables and a ton of records. Then again this is coming from the guy who still uses Laserdiscs.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2010, 06:25:25 AM »
I don't even have a regular CD player. Everything is DVD or BlueRay.

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2010, 02:22:52 PM »
I don't even have a regular CD player. Everything is DVD or BlueRay.


That's because you have no taste !!  :loser: :rotf: :rotf: On the serious side, I've read of where vinyl and turntables are making a comeback.
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2010, 04:18:13 PM »
That's because you have no taste !!  :loser: :rotf: :rotf: On the serious side, I've read of where vinyl and turntables are making a comeback.

I think they are.  CDs and mp3s are fine for most hip hop, rap,  modern pop/rock and country music but classic rock and definitely classical music sounds noticeably better on vinyl .

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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2010, 06:05:52 PM »
Here!

(Bought the turntable in order to run the vinyl off into the 'puter...)
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2010, 06:07:40 PM »
I have quite a few old records,vinyl 33s and old 78s,some one sided but at this point nothing to play them on.

My mom still has my Pathe cabinet crankwound phonograph and records-- because I have no room for it here  :(
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2010, 06:44:54 PM »
Here!

(Bought the turntable in order to run the vinyl off into the 'puter...)

I never got rid of my turntable. I bought it from Circuit City, Norfolk, Va , back in 1978. It still plays like new. I'm in the process of ripping my vinyl to mp3s. I need a new double rca to 1/8" stereo adapter because I messed up my computer and broke a cable end. I'll be back in business after I get that. What've noticed is that vinyl has more sustainment of notes & percussion than CDs or most mp3s. CDs fall flat, especially when it comes to cymbals.
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Re: Just Out of Curiousity.....
« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2010, 08:00:50 PM »
Me.