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Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?

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JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?


Coat hangers...metal mind, the wooden ones aren't as good but do the blackest blacks you've ever heard...
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I Would be interested myself in some comments by one of the contributing editors here re. Clearaudio Copper, Merlin Bach, Merlin Chopin Classic (now available on ebay for £40) or the £48 Atlas Equator. Which one is best for Transparency, drive and focus, nothing soft and woolly. I'll buy one and post my findings compared to the GAC-1 on my loan system.

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seconds out......round two

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igglebert:
Coat hangers...metal mind, the wooden ones aren't as good but do the blackest blacks you've ever heard...

A nice bottle of snake oil there for your birthday JD.  

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Im getting some atlas equators to replace the gothams, will report back if they ever arrive.

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JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?



Balanced or non balanced?
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I'm serious. If I'm missing something, I'd like to know what it is, and how much I have to pay to get it.

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daveh75:
seconds out......round two

Hey daveh, have you got your wellies on or did you escape the floods ?

(Sorry to hi jack the thread for a sec but anything to escape another confounded cable debate) 

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JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?


If your Primares are close enough, how about these 50cm cables? Great price.
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JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?



Balanced or non balanced?



Non

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stick yer fingers in the sockets and use yourself as the IC?

bargain price of nowt...

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Gerrardasnails:

JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?



If your Primares are close enough, how about these 50cm cables? Great price.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Chord-Chorus-Interconnects-0-5m_W0QQitemZ230288358025QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item230288358025&_trkparms=72%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14



They are, and it is, isn't it?

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andyb190:

daveh75:
seconds out......round two


Hey daveh, have you got your wellies on or did you escape the floods ?


(Sorry to hi jack the thread for a sec but anything to escape another confounded cable debate) 

no wellies required, bedlington's on higher  ground than morpeth,and i dont live right on top of the river 
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JohnDuncan:

Gerrardasnails:

JohnDuncan:
Right, seeing as my Gothams are such tosh, what should I be using instead? I couldn't hear any difference between them and my Chord Cobra 2, so obviously I should be aiming a bit higher. Got any suggestions? Money no object (since I'll be buying off eBay). Oh and might as well get some speaker cable as well. Do I hear Indigo?

If your Primares are close enough, how about these 50cm cables? Great price.



They are, and it is, isn't it?



I reckon he would take £70. The new version are £175 for 0.5m. I paid £75 for my Chameleon Silver Plus (1m) which was a good price. You could buy, try and sell for the same if not a profit if you weren't happy.
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