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In Reply to: RE: And now for something completely different posted by bcowen on May 30, 2017 at 16:27:55
Your welcome......, and taking into account how your project turned out appearance wise, it seems that if you wanted to with the attention you've paid to detail you'd actually offer your services on this particular build to those seeking LPSs.
But as yours does offer an extra sense of flare compared to the Chinese builds, it's certainly something I'd consider looking at your craftsmanship......, just a thought.
Thanks for the compliment and the thought. May be one of those retirement "jobs" to look at (which isn't too terribly far away for me). I can't remotely imagine just sitting around. I hate golf. I've already traveled. And being a Wal-Mart greeter is not at the top of my list...
I have my late father-in-laws planar, jointer, radial arm saw and table saw sitting in storage in Oklahoma. He wanted me to have them as I used to pal around with him in his wood shop when I lived there. Been a while since I had my nostrils clogged with sawdust, but I'm sure it would all come back. :)
What audiophile tweakers need is an affordable one-off fabrication service. How about that for a semi-retirement gig? I totally miss having a garage full of tools after moving into a condo complex.
Then I'd just be doing more of what I do now. Doing stuff for audio would be a lot more fun though. :) Unfortunately the cost of the machinery needed would be prohibitive, even if bought used. Still, food for thought...
....you could always go back to the high-paying world of audio reviewing.
LOL! I never actually added stuff up, but I'm pretty sure that paycheck didn't even cover the cost of the electricity consumed.
There were other perks though...I really miss going to CES. Reviewers get treated like royalty. :)
Once again, you're more then welcome. Being the sort whom would electrocute trying to solder two wires together, I'm able to spot creativity if nothing else. And taking into account that there are only two stateside companies actually making LPSs ( UpTone Audio | Wyred 4 Sound ) it'd once again make prefect sense to consider said venture.
Looking at what Kenny Lau is charging for his over on CA, would clearly give you an ideal of what's what, and in doing this as an extra means of sharing your wares would in fact be what your late father-in-laws had intended.
If you ever decide to follow up on this quest? ( or in my case request, as I can't justify those LPSs approaching $400 - $450 ) by all means do put me into your list of perceptive buyers......., once again very nicely done, with what looks like a very nicely thought out design concept which internally looks much much cleaner then anything I've seen from China short of that ZeroZone version Duster mentioned earlier on.
I'll be watching......, with fingers and toes crossed.
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