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NAD! New (old) amp (stereo) day!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Jakedog, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. Jakedog

    Jakedog Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Cleaning out stuff at my moms. Helping her get ready to downsize. Today I found the box I’ve been looking for for years. It was hidden away in a dark corner of a closet in a part of her building she rarely uses.

    This is my dad’s 70’s Harmon Kardon HK 450 amplifier/receiver.

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    I gotta get it in for a service. I don’t wanna fire it up til it’s been gone through. But it shouldn’t need a lot. It worked perfectly when my old man packed it up almost 30 years ago. It was supposed to continue serving him, when they got settled in their new digs after he retired from the army. But he passed away a couple years later before they had their new location totally figured out.

    Looking forward to hooking up a new turntable (this is the perfect excuse to finally buy a nice one) and shake the whole freakin house like I used to do as a kid.
     
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  2. stxrus

    stxrus Poster Extraordinaire

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    That is cool. Definitely get it checked out and ROCK OUT with it
     
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  3. Torren61

    Torren61 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    There's probably not a thing wrong with it and it just needs to be brought up with a Variac but getting it serviced is a good idea. It's really a nice piece. Your dad had good taste in audio gear.
     
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    SecretSquirrel Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Nice! I love '70s stereo gear — and there's old stereo stereo gear, then there's Harmon Kardon! An class above.
     
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    Nightclub Dwight Tele-Afflicted

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    Jealous.
     
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