I'm a middle-aged boomer who has an insatiable urge for knowledge.
Unfortunately this often leads to a state of general confusion and
diarrhea of the brain. Which results in a greater appetite for more stuff,
which leads to a state of general confusion and diarrhea............
Some of my past experiences include, born and raised on a farm, loader
operator, dynamite man and driller in open pit and underground
limestone quarrys. Built houses in high school. Graduate of the school of
"hamburgerology". I've also ran main frame IBM 360 and 370 series stuff back in
the late 70's.
Done a lot of nite club and mobile DJ'in. Probably 300 weddings and 200 proms
homecomings all over the midwest. From little parties with 50 people
to night clubs with $250,000 sound and lighting systems that ran 4-5,000 people a
through the door. Built, sold, and rented DJ systems and speakers. Also sold
retail audio gear, alarms, insurance, 'bout everything but cars and
houses. Video producer/director/writer/camera. Even came in 3rd place in
a mayoral election. Set up a city government cable channel.
Customer service on civil aviation avionics installations. Collected and refurbed
John Deere Lawn Tractors. 108's, 110's, 112's, & a 114. 67-74's.
Had 5 at one time once. Partner in a computer store. Domestic engineer. Tournament
Blackjack. Also made a hole in-one. Thanks to the electro-shock treatments......
.I'm remem...ber.....ing mo..r..e.
Depending on the availability of funds, I'm always looking for more toys. Some
of the things I'm interested in acquiring are:Anything and
everything that has to do with Dayton Wright ESL's. XG-10MkII's d/i's, and the
Interface modules. Mark Levinson ML-3 amp, Marantz 500 and
510 Power Amps, Yamaha C-1, C-2 Pre-Amps, Yamaha B-1, B-2 Power Amps, Yamaha T-2
CT-7000 Tuners, Yamaha CR-3020 Receiver,
Yamaha CA-2010 Integrated Amps, SAE Power Amps, 2400/2500/2600's, Magneplanar
Tymphani Speakers, Any, But Hopefully The Great BIG
Ones That Were 3 Sections And 10 Panels, Pioneer RT-707 RTR's, Akai GX-747 RTR's,
Technics SP-15 and SP-10 Turntables, Kenwood
KD-750/850 Turntables, Tru Value Diecast Metal Truck Banks and Airplanes,
ALL TRANSCRIPTORS Turntables, Pioneer CTF-1000 Cassette
Decks, Marantz 2325, 2330, 4400 Receivers, JVC M3030/7050 Power Amps, JVC P3030
Pre Amps, Crown PSA2, SA2 Power Amps, Any Or
All Pioneer SERIES 20 Equipment, Especially the D-23 Crossovers, and PLC-590
Turntables, Luxman PD-121 Turntables, Luxman 5K50 Cassette
deck, Luxman 5T50 Tuner, Luxman RX-103 receiver, Luxman KX-103 cassette deck,
Audio Technologies and Audio Innovations LED Power
Meters, Altec 15 and 18 Cell Horns, Quad ESL's, The Old Ones, Not The 63's,
Hitachi HMA 7500, 8300,8500 Power Amps, Seiko Flight Computer
Watches, Dan Wesson .445 SuperMag Handguns, Kennedy Tool Boxes, Old Stanley Mitre
Box Saws, All Steel, None Of That Plastic Crap, Old
Drafting Tool Sets, Electro-Voice T35, T350, ST350 Tweeters, Altec 288,
291 Drivers, Manufacturers Promotional Model Airplanes, Bulldozers,
Loaders, etc., Navy Blue Ships(?) Binoculars, Great Big Suckers, About A
Foot Long, Cardinal SnapPlus video capture cards, Mobile Handheld
Freq Counter, 500MHz O-Scope, GLI 5990 DJ Mixer, Numark DM-1900 PPD DJ Mixer, Any
Plastic, Die-Cast, or Promotional Model of Either a
1979, 1985, or 1993 40TH Corvette, Plastic Models of Honda Gold Wings, Caterpillar
992 and 994 loaders, Casino Chips and Tokens, Casino
Matchbooks, Night Vision Devices, more to come as I think of it.
If it's big, fast, loud, antique, unique, or electronic, I'm into it. Among
some of the thing I'm interested in are; Corvettes(I'm on my third), big
caliber handcannons, air rifles, touring motorcycles, computers, monstrous home
audio systems, military weapons and aircraft, trains, large earth
-moving and construction equipment, antique tractors, hand tools, UFOs', space
travel, watches, die-cast metal toy banks, die-cast toys in
general, plastic models, home construction and remodeling, swimming pools, solar
and wind energy generation, auto racing, Three Stooges, old
b/w 42nd St. type movies, Dinosaurs("NOT the momma"), Sci-Fi, and the one true
first superstar..John Wayne,.....I think you get the idea...Al Bundy For President!
Groups I've seen over the years....
Black Oak Arkansas---REO Speedwagon---Grand Funk Railroad---Wet Willie---Ruby Starr---Jethro Tull
Any Accuphase...Any Audio Research...Magneplanar Tymphany IV D's...EV Sentry IV's...EV Patrician's...Altec Valencia's...Altec 211's...Nakamichi 1000...JVC 7050...McIntosh 2300...McIntosh 2500...Crown M600...JBL 4350...Thorens Reference Turntable...Infinity QRS...Any Levinson(ML-2's especially)...and a WHOLE lot more to come....
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