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mrgates3
11-10-2006, 07:31 PM
Here are a few pics from the main system , any questions please ask :thmbsp: Everything except the Sherwood and the Speakers are Thrift Store Finds . Keep Hunting :yes:

jaymanaa
11-10-2006, 07:43 PM
Very nice.:thmbsp: Whatcha runnin for a cartridge there?

mrgates3
11-10-2006, 07:49 PM
A Shure M95HE , had to get a new stylus for it , but it sounds great .

theblackknight
11-10-2006, 07:50 PM
nice.:thmbsp: you are lucky.:yes: I never find good stuff at thriftstores.:thumbsdn:

jaymanaa
11-10-2006, 07:54 PM
Ahhh, The old M95, one of Shure's best IMHO. I'm a thrift store addict too. You just have to look at a bunch of BPC, then, when you lest expect it.:banana:

Vitopanch
11-10-2006, 08:41 PM
Mrgates3,
Very nice. I especially like the Sherwood.
Vito

ashnut
11-10-2006, 08:48 PM
I've heard those Sherwoods are real sleeper units. I'd like to hear one myself.

Micropassatman
11-10-2006, 08:49 PM
Never actually heard the M95. Will it outperform the M97xE? How about the AT 440ML(a)?

opt80
11-10-2006, 09:09 PM
:yes:

Looks Great,bet it sounds great too.

Alan

ejfud
11-10-2006, 09:39 PM
Gaba gaba hey!

Urizen
11-10-2006, 09:46 PM
Very nice, esp. the Sherwood. I have a both the S-8900A and S-7300. Both are solidly built and, even better, they sound great. Nice "tubey" sound.

joelongwood
11-10-2006, 09:55 PM
Beautiful stuff! That Sherwood is very elegant looking........I've been on the lookout for that model for awhile now. Enjoy. :D

johnda
11-10-2006, 11:22 PM
I like the looks of the Sherwood. Very classic looking, how does she sound?

Celadon
11-10-2006, 11:43 PM
Lookin' Good! That Sherwood is a beauty, and thats a great looking table too.

The thrift store have been very very nice to you!

mrgates3
11-10-2006, 11:49 PM
Thanks Guys , I have looked at the pictures some of you have posted and I
have to say puts my little rack to shame :yes: But Im working on it :thmbsp:
I was wondering if any of you know anything about the speakers I have .
They are called Linear Dynamics by KLH Model PR-950S , I bought them in 1990 for $99.99 a piece . They have been excellent everyday preformers .
The Sherwood sounds as good as my 9090DB , of course not as much power.
When my Wife first heard the Sherwood she was pissed , and she lets me know every chance she gets just how much we paid for the Sansui :D
But I like my 9090DB also and when she's up and running again I have a place just for it .:thmbsp:

ozmoid
11-11-2006, 12:03 AM
Sweet! Great looking set-up mrgates! And yes, the key to thrifts is patience - I didn't think I'd ever find anything in a local thrift, but slow and sure wins the race, some good stuff does show up. :)

DaWoofer
11-11-2006, 12:19 AM
Very nice! Very clean looking units too. I never get that lucky with thrifts either.
Then again, very few around Elkhart, IN. I should make the trip to South Bend more often and hope for the best. Again, very nice.

alexkerhead
11-11-2006, 12:30 AM
Nice setup!

mea2112
11-11-2006, 01:14 AM
Nice looking system you got there! I have a Sherwood similar to yours. It's a S-8910. As someone pointed out, they are definitely sleeper units.

mrgates3
11-11-2006, 06:56 PM
Thought I would also let you see my Daughters setup , Sansui G 2000 ,
JVC KD-A1 Cassette , Sony SSU 1070 Speakers . All Thrift Finds as well .

bully
11-11-2006, 08:54 PM
Micro--20 years ago the M95HE was what the M97 is now. You would get a very nice cartridge.
I'm thinking, IIRC, it is an M95 with a new stylus in the SL-23.

Pioneer727
11-11-2006, 09:41 PM
Micro--20 years ago the M95HE was what the M97 is now. You would get a very nice cartridge.
I'm thinking, IIRC, it is an M95 with a new stylus in the SL-23.

I agree I own both the M95HE and M97Xe. The M95 sounds just as good but a bit warmer then the m97. I had to retire the M95HE for lack of a good replacement stylus for it.

Ron

mrgates3
11-29-2006, 01:39 PM
Well getting close to Christmas , people clearing out the basments and attics
Seems like a good time to start Thrift Hunting Again :yes: Maybe I can add
something else to the main system , IF my Son or Daughter does not claim it First Lol :thmbsp:

Divotdog
11-29-2006, 07:27 PM
Thats a fine looking outfit :thmbsp:

resnatron
11-29-2006, 07:43 PM
Looks great, love the Sherwood!

Strawman
11-29-2006, 08:34 PM
Very cool finds. :thmbsp: I've never seen anything worthwile around here. the KD-A1 is intruiging. I brought a KD-A5 back from Germany in the late 70's.
Does the the -1 have super anrs?

mrgates3
11-30-2006, 08:27 AM
Hi all , Thanks for the comments :yes:

To Strawman : Nope the KDA1 is just an ordinary dolby deck , but I do like the backlit meters even though the NEEDLES are hard to see in a dimly lit room .

Dansk
11-30-2006, 11:17 AM
My dad owned the exact same Akai when I was a kid, I used to love playing around with it. I think it's still in the basement somewhere, albeit with a loose belt.

Strawman
11-30-2006, 05:12 PM
Cool, JVC did make some good decks back then, I have the A5 and a KD-3030, both have been far less trouble than any of my Pioneers.

mike1963
07-08-2009, 10:25 PM
i bought an excellent pair of the klh 950S at a yard sale for 20 bucks a month ago! awesome speakers practically given to me! now i wish i could find a pioneer sx 1980 cheap somewhere!!!!!