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post #91 of 142 Old 10-22-2006, 06:22 AM
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I'm at EVV.

Seems I'm near you frequently. I'm at LEX on Monday and BLV the following week.
What do you have at EVV? Maybe worth a stop for fun.

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What do you have at EVV?

Would love to have you over sometime. I'm actually still working on my Private. I grew up flying right seat in my Dad's Commander 114 and my Uncle's Mirage.

I must admit, if purchasing an aircraft today on the used market, the Aerostars are very attractive given their size and of course SPEED! The new VLJs are going to shake things up at the top of the market though...

I train in a Diamind DA40 with Garmin glass... fun to fly with the stick and all. Plan on finishing this fall and then start building hours toward my instrument rating.

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Would love to have you over sometime. I'm actually still working on my Private. I grew up flying right seat in my Dad's Commander 114 and my Uncle's Mirage.

I must admit, if purchasing an aircraft today on the used market, the Aerostars are very attractive given their size and of course SPEED! The new VLJs are going to shake things up at the top of the market though...

I train in a Diamind DA40 with Garmin glass... fun to fly with the stick and all. Plan on finishing this fall and then start building hours toward my instrument rating.

I will log my 10K flight hour sometime next year. I'll trade lessons for some acoustic treatments!
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DA40's are nice. (I do G-1000 FITS and transition training in them at LZU). The DA40 XL is going to provide a great x-country airplane.

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Speaking of more mundane things that are the best equipment we've bought, last year I bought a Herman Miller Aeron chair, of which my ass is not worthy.

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I just ordered an all black "B" HM "Posture Fit"; my ass can hardly wait!
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Us cyclists love our bikes. I would love to spend this much on a bike but... I race masters in the mid atlantic region and the risk of wrecking a $9100 bike is too high. So I ride a team Torelli. Us racers spend less but we are envious of the guys with the fancy rides.

A fine bicycle gives back so much pleasure. You would have to be a rider to know.

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You road guys kill me, $9000 for a road bike, sounds about right.... best purchase this year was
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Speaking of more mundane things that are the best equipment we've bought, last year I bought a Herman Miller Aeron chair, of which my ass is not worthy.


I bought one of them this year..... Great chair.
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Best equipment I purchased was a Denon AVC-A1XVA which here in Australia I paid $15000.Personally I have never seen an amp that offers that many features.
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Without a doubt. They are truly a class above. Any doubt about their price and the fact that they are just a 'two-way' will be gone after an audition:

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A bad day MountainBiking is still better than a good day working

Unfortunately, a bad day mountain biking can include a Medivac helicopter flight to the ER... I've broken every fnorkin' bone in my body, and some twice.

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Unfortunately, a bad day mountain biking can include a Medivac helicopter flight to the ER... I've broken every fnorkin' bone in my body, and some twice.


But is there a better way to get hurt than doing something you enjoy??
(I've actually broken a few myself, but I'm not about to let that stop me yet)

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I see this thread is still alive

RE best gear bought..lets add; Eknornes low back sofa. The best darn seat I've ever sat in, and its on its way to me...the Onkyo M510. Perhaps the rarist vintage SS beast on the planet!

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Cineramax . . LOL

Koss ESP-9 Electrostaic headphones, a long time ago.
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Cineramax . . LOL

Koss ESP-9 Electrostaic headphones, a long time ago.

Darn - I had them too. That's how I got through law school I was electrostatically charged the next day from listening an hour before
going to sleep.

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My Polk Audio "Super" SRT Theater System. Purchased straight from Polk with some 65 drivers in all. The whole system is powered by Cinepro 3k6SE3 amps. This system literally scares you the louder you push it! The amps are the latest upgrade to the system, but I'm not sure if there will ever be a day that I could say goodbye to them.

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How about the best HT system YOU COULD BUY????



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Max - the FBI is coming to get ya. Offering your daughter for sale on the internet is a crime punishable by sex three times per day with your wife. And each time you have to fully watch "Borat" again and again!

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Don't have a lot of gear, but my best purchase was my B&W 602 S2's. I pine for the 802's, but my 602's will do for now.
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Best gear I ever bought?

That's hard....

It could be my Martin Logan Summits.... or it could be my Cary SLP-98 preamp....

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Working on the analog system...
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Best equipment ever would be a tie between composite hockey sticks and my Overfinch Range Rover.

If i were talking AV and was totally honest, the gear that probably gave me the most pleasure despite having spent obscene ammounts was a $50 set of wireless headphones i got way back in the day.

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Best purchase I ever made was a pair of Tannoy Monitor Gold loudspeakers. I bought them in 1968, designed the enclosures for them, and I'm still using them today in my home theater. 39 years later and they still sound incredible. I don't remember what I paid for them, except it seemed like a fortune in 1968.
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"The best equipment you ever bought"

Back in the 70's / Dahlquist DQ-10a's
1966 289 Mustang
1970 RoadRunner

Back in the 80's / Hafler kits DH500 & DH101

Back in the 90's / Case of Sonex 2" Classic
1996 Nissan Maxima

Last year / GIK 244 Bass Traps
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The best equipment Ive experienced came free. I was born with it
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The best equipment Ive experienced came free. I was born with it

Yes, but I've heard you RARELY get to use it .
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120 posts before someone finally brought up Big Jim and the Twins.


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