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by mavertron
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Guess the synths (And the winner is...)
Replies: 47
Views: 4168

Re: Guess the synths (now with alternative answers added)

ill play - really hard tho.

1) cs60
2) cs80
3)d
4)c
5)c
6)c

which lyle mays / metheny album is it?

v nice.

m.
by mavertron
Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:01 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synth Basslines on Madonnas Into the Groove?
Replies: 18
Views: 9335

Re: Synth Basslines on Madonnas Into the Groove?

Into the groove has to be a minimoog.
by mavertron
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: # of Polymoogs
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: # of Polymoogs

i dont know but there's a guy on here who told me he has about thirty of them in storage, he is somewhat of
a collector.

matt.
by mavertron
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Importing a synth from the US to the UK - charges
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Importing a synth from the US to the UK - charges

ok thanks, that's around what i thought it would be, yeah im thinking it will be stressful - panic is on till it s gets there - its flightcased so damage shouldnt be a problem.

thanks for your help modulator_esp...

matt.
by mavertron
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Importing a synth from the US to the UK - charges
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Importing a synth from the US to the UK - charges

Hi there, anyone had any experience with this, how much tax and duty will i pay on an $1850 synth , plus about $700 shipping total : $2550 i know there is VAT, duty and handling charges... anyone any experience with importing a big item into the UK? was it OK? thanks, minime - any ideas on this as i...
by mavertron
Fri Dec 26, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: how much is an OBX 8 voice worth?
Replies: 10
Views: 1044

Re: how much is an OBX 8 voice worth?

thanks for the info guys, yes ive offered £2000 which i reckon is a good price, but he wants more, but as its not mint and it doesnt have midi (some sellers think this is a good thing, to me, its a pain as i have to get it midi'd!) im not sure i would go much over this, buying vintage synths is a wa...
by mavertron
Mon Dec 22, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: how much is an OBX 8 voice worth?
Replies: 10
Views: 1044

how much is an OBX 8 voice worth?

Hi there,

im trying to buy an oberheim obx of a synth dealer here in the UK, how much do you
think i should offer / what is it worth?

its 7/10 cosmetically
no mods / no midi.

thanks,

matt.
by mavertron
Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Prophet five rev 2
Replies: 111
Views: 11937

Re: Prophet five rev 2

thanks clusterchord for that info,

shame the pound has weakned, that would have been $3,500 a lil while ago..

ok - ill keep looking, if anyone see's either and doesnt want them can you let me know.

thanks,

matt.
by mavertron
Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Prophet five rev 2
Replies: 111
Views: 11937

Re: Prophet five rev 2

well just to let anyone who cares know that the prophet sale fell through. The seller pulled out at the eleventh hour because he couldnt bear to part with it. As a fellow synth nerd i understand, but im gutted... so...im looking for a prophet five rev2, or OBX, with midi, and i will drop £1850 on it...
by mavertron
Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Prophet five rev 2
Replies: 111
Views: 11937

Re: Prophet five rev 2

i think they're all okay, all modifications. however, i wouldnt worry about re-sale value that much. price can only go up given time. but first, it's kinda pointless to already think about selling when you're just buying the instrument - i sincerely hope you're buying it to make music, not as an "i...
by mavertron
Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: oddball synths
Replies: 69
Views: 5723

Re: oddball synths

oops i just noticed mickes post above, that will teacj=h me to skim read.
sorry for all the pointless posts everyone...
by mavertron
Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: oddball synths
Replies: 69
Views: 5723

Re: oddball synths

answer my own question, its both, gs1 doing kalimba, cs80 doing the brass patch.. David Paich on the Yamaha keyboards used: "On 'Africa' you hear a combination of marimba with GS 1. The kalimba is all done with the GS 1; it's six tracks of GS 1 playing different rhythms. I wrote the song on CS-80, s...
by mavertron
Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: oddball synths
Replies: 69
Views: 5723

Re: oddball synths

Oh yeah, i forgot about the GS-1 and GS-2. One of them was used for the brass on 'Africa' by TOTO but both have been completely forgotten. i thought that was layered cs80? great track, and a great patch.. calling out to micke... ------ as for weird oddball synths, id have to second the 303 - totall...
by mavertron
Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Prophet five rev 2
Replies: 111
Views: 11937

Re: Prophet five rev 2 - mods

Just to continue the rev2 thread that wont die, i have a question regarding the prophet i am picking up this weekend. It has had a few mods done to it, and im wondering if these would effect the re-sale value, should i ever want to sell it on, im getting this at i what i think is a fair price, not a...
by mavertron
Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Guess the synth! (and the winner is...)
Replies: 41
Views: 3732

Re: Guess the synth!

great piece of music, what it is ?

i gonna have to guess yamaha GX1...

something about the quality of the synth reminds me of Stevie wonders 'plants'

so im going with the gx1