LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

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LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by The Kaptain » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:44 pm

Set-up guides written by Peter Swain are listed here. The first download is the LP12 Set-up - a brief overview; distilled down from the sticky thread on the LP12 section of the Linn Forum

Part 1 Part 2 part 3

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Post by grimreaper46 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:00 pm

I would be very brave to try it myself.

I think Peter is worth every penny for doing it.

Still saving up for a visit to Cymbiosis for a set up. :cry:
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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by dan steel » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:14 pm

How much does Peter charge for a set up. :D
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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by The Kaptain » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:26 pm

Cymbiosis wrote:A standard LP12 service at Cymbiosis by Peter costs £70.00 + VAT per hour (up to a maximum of £252.00, but with a typical time of 2 hours)
http://www.cymbiosis.com/content/pages/hifi/lp12/set-up

If you are a regular it seems that he usually charges for what the upgrade costs
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Post by dan steel » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:30 pm

Bloody hell that's cheaper than my dealer. :p
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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by Mr Fixit » Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:57 am

dan steel wrote:How much does Peter charge for a set up. :D
Not enough evidently! :smt052
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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by dan steel » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:51 pm

Mr Fixit wrote:
dan steel wrote:How much does Peter charge for a set up. :D
Not enough evidently! :smt052
I walked into that one. :roll:
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Post by Jazz Club » Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:45 am

dan steel wrote:
Mr Fixit wrote:
dan steel wrote:How much does Peter charge for a set up. :D
Not enough evidently! :smt052
I walked into that one. :roll:
Dan,
Quality always comes at a price but doesn't have to brake the bank.
Peter will only charge for what needs doing.
I did mention this to you a couple of years ago when you said you had bought some amps from Wayne at the shop before you did your keel arm and cartridge upgrades.
If you can't get to him he might be able to fit you in when he is up the Pool doing someone else.
If he comes to you he wont just stop at servicing your LP12 He will do everything to make sure your system sounds at its best ever.
He will have the lot to bits and re-build it with the best cable dressing.
Your speakers will probably get moved also.
He won't leave until its all singing at its best.
You should give him a ring to find out your best options.
He is down here in a couple of weeks.
Three hour drive he will come through my front door take his watch wallet phone and keys bung them on the table.
While i am putting the kettle on he will have the covers off my SL2s and be setting to work with his torque wrench on my units before the water hits the Tea.
Then its a album on to see how its all sounding while we have a catch up and drink the tea.
Then he just pulls everything to bits and re-builds it.
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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by Mr Fixit » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:05 am

Yes, tea first please :D

I do have clients in NW England so I am out and about occasionally.

It's a blooming site closer than Chamonix, which is where I'm off to today. No ski kit, just set-up kit and a big pair of boots :mrg:

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Re: LP12 set up guide by Cymbiosis

Post by dan steel » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:28 am

NOTED!!!!! :smt023
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