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  • Birthday 20/08/1950

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  1. Dad3353

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    Good evening, Rui, and ... Plenty to read and amuse you here, and lots to learn and share.
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  3. Is there an adapter to convert from mini-jack to normal jack..? These can be delicate for some headsets. Another detail... Are you sure it's a stereo headset, with only TRS (Tip, Ring, Sleeve...) contacts, and not a more modern 'phone-type, with an extra ring for mic or volume control..? These work for 'phones and some laptops, but need a different converter for normal, stereo, jack sockets such as your interface. Just a thought.
  4. Looks and sounds nice, but looking it up, I see 2000€. I'm out.
  5. Perhaps not, if they pay out £1200 if it gets busted or 'lost'. How would one know..? That's the problem, really; many shippers apparently don't pay up.
  6. Good evening, Raphaello, and ... Plenty to read and amuse you here, and lots to learn and share.
  7. What are these 'pedals' of which you speak..?
  8. It's the power valves that are most at risk; the pre-amp valves should be OK, and can stay in their sockets. A higher risk, though, is the weight of the transformers in there, in case of a hard knock, such as dropping the amp. This weight can rip the trannies from the chassis, or twist/bend the chassis. There's not a lot one can do to protect against this except make sure the amps aren't dropped..! For my part, I'd take the amps myself, and make a day of it..! I did this recently with my Hiwatt, taking it for repair implied a 300 km round trip. I have to go back shortly to collect my Fender Bassman 50, waiting for me after overhaul since Christmas. Now that the French curfew is extended to 21h00, I can plan such a trip. I wouldn't want to send my amps by courrier if I could do it any other way, and it's cheaper..! Your move may vary, naturally.
  9. I'd like a very well-equipped PC, with my favourite software installed, and a fast, reliable, interweb access. I could keep a beady eye open on the BC shenanigans with that, in between composing or playing with virtual trains. Solar-powered, naturally.
  10. Maybe, but be aware that you're on very, very thin ice.
  11. How to get a perfectly decent topic locked, Lesson One ...
  12. The reason it's so difficult is because the UK side didn't want to allow reciprocal arrangements.
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