Unpacked the Sound System...

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  1. GrungeMan

    GrungeMan Supporting Member

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    ... after it being in storage for over two years.

    I retired in Aug of 012, left urban sprawl and moved north to a very "quiet peaceful" rural part of the world. We purchased 5-acres of property with lake frontage. Mother nature is at our door step, deer were having lunch at the bird feeder today, food must be scarce, bald and golden eagles fly by often.

    I went to work building our home from plans I forgot I drew back in the seventies, don't ask it was the seventies!

    We moved into our unfinished home Xmas eve day. Works not done yet and it seems I'm working at it daily plumbing wiring heating sheetrock ...

    So today I finally took some time for "me" and unpacked the stereo and set it up. First cd I put on was Quicksilver Happy Trails.

    HEY HEY MONA !!!

    IT'S NOT QUIET and PEACEFUL ANY MORE !!!

    Keep on Rockin!

    Grungy :JAM :D
     
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  2. zombywoof

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    Gotta admit mine has also been stored away for a couple years. Actually I have two - one built around a 1960 Fisher 800B receiver and the other around a pair of strapped Sound Valves amps with a BAT pre-amp. Put it all up when we adopted a kiddo and the room I had the gear set up in became a bedroom. Just never broke it all out again. Maybe coincidence but I am on the verge of retiring and moving and figured that is when it will make a re-appearance.
     
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    I could only hope for this kind of future. And I love my life.

    Sounds absolutely awesome, even with the snafus and whatnot.

    CONGRATULATIONS!!

     
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    Just remember when you are skimming the Sheetrock.. Skim the field nails in one swoop, not just patches. Otherwise they may show up after paint!
     
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    Figured out how to keep the deer outta the bird feeder, turn up the stereo, Hah!

    They eat everything!
     
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    Acknowledged.

    I noticed your location, are you near San Jose' and Woodside ?
     
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    I am right on the coast just above Woodside, between there and San Francisco.

    Original location is Santa Cruz, CA
     
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    When retirement arrives you will enjoy it especially if you are prepared and looking forward to it, I did a daily count-down for two years! It really becomes your time!
     
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    I'm located at Ice Lake on Manitoulin Island Ontario. On the west end of the Manitoulin is Meldrum Bay, very isolated, an older couple run a B&B/restaurant there, they also spent several years in your neck of the woods.

    Small world.
     
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    I always thought Quicksilver was one of the underrated SF flower power bands. They had a unique sound. Cippolina played some interesting guitar. They reminded me of Spirit, in the way they mixed in the jazz influences.
     

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