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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Roger@TP » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:38 pm

Well as of this morning I'm back in the Krystal Club - the 'cleaned' one has finally been returned to me. It bears the same stock number but it now rides much higher, i.e., it's belly no longer scrapes on the LP and collects dust so not quite sure how a clean has resulted in a cantilever realignment but there you go.

Now sounding clean and dare I say it, lovely. A far cry from the murky congested original. Only played one album so far (The Shelters) so hopefully it can only improve from here on. I'd like to say all is forgiven but I had to pay an additional price for the repair so fine cartridge, but poor service. Makes you appreciate the significant additional value that a dealer like Peter can bring to the party as a vital part of the quality control chain.

Anyway, carry on!

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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:27 pm

Glad your seeing Klearly now. :shock:
If it wasn't for the likes of Peter " are there others ? " being the out of house QC they would have died a death long ago. :smt045
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Kudos X3,Quadraspire Q4 EVO Rack,Vulkan Board Naim Cups & Balls, Linn Silvers & K200 Black with Linn Knekt Bananas. 8) :smt023

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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Wenge1 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:18 pm

Roger@TP wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:38 pm
Well as of this morning I'm back in the Krystal Club - the 'cleaned' one has finally been returned to me. It bears the same stock number but it now rides much higher, i.e., it's belly no longer scrapes on the LP and collects dust so not quite sure how a clean has resulted in a cantilever realignment but there you go.

Now sounding clean and dare I say it, lovely. A far cry from the murky congested original. Only played one album so far (The Shelters) so hopefully it can only improve from here on. I'd like to say all is forgiven but I had to pay an additional price for the repair so fine cartridge, but poor service. Makes you appreciate the significant additional value that a dealer like Peter can bring to the party as a vital part of the quality control chain.

Anyway, carry on!

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I know exactly how you feel Roger. The Krystal is a very fine cartridge but I certainly have not forgotten what I believe was very poor service from Linn when I had my 'issue' with my original Krystal.

As you say, carry on and listen to the mighty fine tunes that are now being made ........... :smt023
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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Red Chris » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:52 am

Wenge1 wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:18 pm
....... carry on and listen to the mighty fine tunes that are now being made ........... :smt023
Will do :smt023
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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Wenge1 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:35 pm

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2nd Krystal has just hit 100 hrs of play ............. 8)
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Harban 'Wenge' Cymbiosis Signature LP12, Klimax Radikal / Urika, Karmen, Tranquility, Rubikon, Ekos SE, Skale, Krystal. Sarum Super Array IC's. Chord Signature speaker cable

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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by evil_C » Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:50 pm

Wenge1 wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:35 pm
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2nd Krystal has just hit 100 hrs of play ............. 8)
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I just feel like hitting mine! I'm sure it's why vinyl sounds so bad chez evil C

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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Wenge1 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:52 pm

evil_C wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:50 pm
Wenge1 wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:35 pm
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2nd Krystal has just hit 100 hrs of play ............. 8)
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I just feel like hitting mine! I'm sure it's why vinyl sounds so bad chez evil C

:shock: ....... :shock: ......... :shock:

What's occurring round your gaff Clive ........ :smt017
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KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D), ProAc Response D2's
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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:52 pm

evil_C wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:50 pm
Wenge1 wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:35 pm
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2nd Krystal has just hit 100 hrs of play ............. 8)
.

I just feel like hitting mine! I'm sure it's why vinyl sounds so bad chez evil C

Clive,
I hope yours hasn't gone faulty like my first one what number is it. :roll:
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Kudos X3,Quadraspire Q4 EVO Rack,Vulkan Board Naim Cups & Balls, Linn Silvers & K200 Black with Linn Knekt Bananas. 8) :smt023

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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by dan steel » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:39 pm

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Bring back Klyde...., :smt023
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Re: Krystal Klub

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:19 pm

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LP12,Cirkus,Radikal,Urika,Keel,Linn mat,Ekos SE/1,Krystal,Majik I Dynamik,Majik CD,
Kudos X3,Quadraspire Q4 EVO Rack,Vulkan Board Naim Cups & Balls, Linn Silvers & K200 Black with Linn Knekt Bananas. 8) :smt023

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