Used Deals Thread

Discussion in 'Leaderboard, Overboard, and Deals' started by purr1n, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    GOOD USED STUFF FOR SALE:

    Sonic Frontiers SFD-2 MKII DAC SE Plus upgrades $1999.95: http://www.partsconnexion.com/product29883.html
    Sutherland Ph3D MM/MC Phonostage $585: http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/...ering-ph3d-mmmc-phono-preamp-battery-powered/


    The SF unit is a vintage DAC using the UltraAnalog modules. R2R DAC. Think PCM1704 done right in terms of sound.

    The Sutherland phono stage is very good solid-state sounding unit that uses 16 D batteries which should last over a year. The opamps can be upgraded at the expense of battery life.
     
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    Shazzamida suggested I go with the Ray Samuels Nighthawk for phono duties, but if you've heard the Nighthawk, I'd like to hear a bit of a comparison.
     
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    fraggler A Happy & Busy Life

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    Looks like it's gone already. Thank goodness, I was about to add it to my cart.
     
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    Figured that if you end up MB'ing it, it'll cost you a total of $1050 (assuming that site has free shipping too). You can find Gungnir Multibit for $1000 if you're lucky these days.
     
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    fraggler A Happy & Busy Life

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    True enough, but being able to do $500 now and upgrade down the road when another $500+ was available is what appealed.
     
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    And by upgrading to Multibit version, I think you will have the warranty again, instead of no warranty if you purchase the used Multibit one. Too bad I don't live in US to take that route.
     
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    You are correct, although it is 2 years instead of 5. I did exactly that with a used DS Gungnir
     
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    Best dac I ever heard, and it was without upgrade. Man... 2000usd + shipping+22%vat+custom fees is a lot of money for me.
    Hope someone in the conus is smart enough to make the jump and enjoy it.
     
  11. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    @songmic has one too at my recommendation. I don't think he liked with without the SE+ (and additional super-duper upgrades). This is an awesome DAC.


    Nighthawk ordered with SBAF funds. I plan on reimbursing the difference back to SBAF funds (when either my Ph3d or the Nighthawk is sold off) since there is self interest on my part here.
     
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    Merrick A lidless ear

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    What purchase protections does Audiogon have? I assumed they'd use Paypal but they don't.

    Edit: Nevermind, I see they do offer Paypal. I made an offer, even though the guy has zero feedback.
     
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    Luckbad Traded in a unicorn for a Corolla

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    Merrick A lidless ear

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    The seller accepted my offer on it. I'm a little wary because he has zero feedback, but I used Paypal so hopefully it shouldn't be too difficult to get refunded if it does turn out to be a scam.

    Now I just need to order my cartridge upgrade and new speakers and my vinyl rig will be in fighting shape.
     
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