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by Carlsky
Mon Apr 25, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

Our club decided to purchase the Peavy Escort system. For $1100 CDN we got the system, two full size speaker stands and proper speak cables (the system includes stands and cables but they are really flimsy). The system works well, the only complaint is the latches that hold the speakers to the base ...
by Carlsky
Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:58 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Recommendations for New Swing Club
Replies: 12
Views: 5207

Off the top of my head I would recommend: Duke Ellington - Tuxedo Junction Frank Sinatra - They can't take that away from me Bobby Darin - Beyond the Sea Downchild Blues Band - Caldonia B B King - Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens One song that I really enjoy is a live version of Tin Tin Deo by Soul...
by Carlsky
Tue Apr 19, 2005 1:56 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

I was refering to the clasps that hold the speakers to the case. It is their rental system so I imagine that it has not been treated with care. The used system sounded really good but the exec decided to go with the new system. The exec wanted the peace of mind of having a new system with complete w...
by Carlsky
Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

So I have looked at the Peavy Escort system and there are two available, new and used. The used system has been in rotation for 6 months and looks pretty beat up. I have my own opinion about New and Used equipment but I am interested in what other people think. The NEW Peavy System will cost $850 an...
by Carlsky
Fri Apr 15, 2005 5:16 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

Thanks, I will keep that in mind when I go looking today.

Cheers,
Dan
by Carlsky
Thu Apr 14, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

Thanks Nima

I was talking a salesman here is in town and he recommended a Phonic Powerpak 408 system.

http://www.musiciansbuy.com/phonic_powe ... 08kit.html

The club wants to buy it from an intown distributor so we have a Warrenty.
by Carlsky
Thu Apr 14, 2005 12:02 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: advice for buying sound equipment
Replies: 38
Views: 22424

I am helping to purchase a complete DJ system for a university swing club. Our busiest nights will have about 150 people. The system must be portable and will be moved around by students who don't have a car. And we have about $1000 to $1400 CND, to build the complete system. The equipment I have be...
by Carlsky
Fri Dec 10, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Ruthie Foster
Replies: 7
Views: 2811

"Death Came a Knockin' " is another nice bluesy song
by Carlsky
Wed Dec 01, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Commercial-free Online Blues Radio from Korea! WOW
Replies: 2
Views: 1624

I picked up on this station from winamp.com and was really impressed but I forgot about it.

Thanks for reminding me.

Dan