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by nvining
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Your latest musical purchase
Replies: 140
Views: 134999

Re: Your latest musical purchase

Since last here: I got a Matrix 12 and a Chroma again, and I traded my Yamaha CS70m and sold off my Modal 002. I also found a Yamaha CS20m in a dumpster. So that's cool.
by nvining
Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Your lifelong equipment list
Replies: 84
Views: 13506

Re: Your lifelong equipment list

Alright, let's play. 0) Roland RS-101 (returned to store) 1) Hammond M-3 (given away) 2) Rhodes 54 Piano (sold to a friend) 3) Hohner Clavinet D6 (sold) 4) Roland SH-2000 (suffered accident; given away) 5) Yamaha CP70b (still owned) 6) Rhodes 73 Piano (sold to a friend) 7) Alesis Andromeda (sold, bo...
by nvining
Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: CS 80
Replies: 20
Views: 2798

Re: CS 80

In Montreal, the chap to get ahold of is Nicolas Ramcur, if he's willing to take it on; he's restored two CS80s from the ground up, so he's aware of the awfulness of the job, including one where a large portion of the machine had been completely buggered up and then it sat in a barn for two decades....
by nvining
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: CS 80
Replies: 20
Views: 2798

Re: Yamaha CS 80

My CS80 is in great shape technically, and with one minor cosmetic defect (damage to the outer right wood, which somebody tried to repair with a wood screw. I need to fix that one of these days.) I have seen ones in worse condition than mind, and without any of the accessories (I have a lid, wheels ...
by nvining
Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Keyboard Stands
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Re: Keyboard Stands

For the edification of all: the winner is the Onstage KS-3765-EJ. I put the CS80 on the bottom, and presently a Solaris on the top, and it seems to have held up so far. (It's rated for 400 lbs, so you could probably put a Novachord on it.)
by nvining
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Keyboard Stands
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Re: Keyboard Stands

Its legs disappeared a long time ago, I'm afraid.
by nvining
Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.
Replies: 1363
Views: 280030

Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

I wonder if this is one of those weird things where a certain bit of oddball gear ends up being fetishized by a specific music scene. There was a weird thing a couple of years ago where a certain style of Mexican pop music ended up driving up the price of some really, REALLY weird synthesizers by a ...
by nvining
Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Shipping Boxes for Keyboards
Replies: 10
Views: 6161

Re: Shipping Boxes for Keyboards

I've taken to building them out of a combination of scrappy pine and plywood. It's usually about $100 at Home Depot to build a crate (Canadian), and about 4-6 hours with the table saw and drill.
by nvining
Wed Sep 09, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Keyboard Stands
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Re: Keyboard Stands

I mean, I *can* weld something; alternately, I can get something like a mitre saw stand or other construction equipment and adapt that to fit the purpose. I would also be interested to hear from people who have done things like that.
by nvining
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Keyboard Stands
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Keyboard Stands

I need a keyboard stand that can hold the weight of my CS80. I would *like* a keyboard stand where I can mount something sizeable yet more modern overtop of the CS80 as a second keyboard (say, the Solaris or something). Right now I'm using a Broder industrial shelving unit from IKEA, but the damn th...
by nvining
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.
Replies: 1363
Views: 280030

Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Speaking of CS80 inflation: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/A-Working-Yamaha-CS80-Analog-Synthesizer-/181855940850?hash=item2a577570f2 "A working Yamaha CS80 analog synthesizer" (4 dead voice cards, broken ribbon controller, uncalibrated, missing the support screws to hold the thing together so it probably w...
by nvining
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Gear For Sale
Topic: VSE - Good trader/seller thread
Replies: 2143
Views: 360851

Re: VSE - Good trader/seller thread

Sold a Yamaha CS60 to mmp, who was a sport throughout the entire process.
by nvining
Tue May 12, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Best Digital Synth to Compliment Analog Setup
Replies: 39
Views: 9134

Re: Best Digital Synth to Compliment Analog Setup

I've been kind of puzzling over this myself. At this point my shortlist is the Yamaha FS1R and a DK Synergy (if I can find one with the Kaypro, which seems to be the challenge).
by nvining
Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Emulator II+ : What to keep an eye on?
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

Re: Emulator II+ : What to keep an eye on?

One of these was being sold on reverb.com recently for $1900 or so. I think it was overpriced at that.

Shipping from Germany is probably a nuisance, but I wouldn't mind one. PM me if you're looking for a buyer.