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mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:26 pm

emporium hifi have one of these for sale at £2500
i wonder whether someone might contact them directly and ask if they will take £2250

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3505113747
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby angelface » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:47 pm

Nice..
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby hifinutt » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:26 am

Very very unusual for emporium to underprice like that , this is a 6k pre amp [prior to v2]

i wonder if someone has made a mistake , it should be about 3200 which is what they normally sell at . although elite have had one at 3995 for months and months . fantastic pre amp , i have had 2 of this model here and they are exceptional
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby Attonine » Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:01 am

It’s getting harder and harder to sell things. I see an 8XPD went for £375 on eBay this week. Emporium May indeed have made an error, it’s just as likely they need stock to move and have priced it likewise.

Either way, I quite fancy trying an MFA pre in my setup, just for fun, not quite ready at the moment though.
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:22 pm

since the 2008 bank bailout selling high priced stuff has been hard, there are many amazing bargains if you want to own a flash car.
I also suspect that younger generations have less disposable income because housing costs are such a big part of outgoings now. If you are renting that does not decrease with time.
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby hifinutt » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:46 pm

very true , renting remains the only option for many
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:46 pm

hifinutt wrote:very true , renting remains the only option for many


And buying existing homes to then rent out, rather than converting old buildings, or new build is one of the reasons that the economy has not yet recovered
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby hifinutt » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:32 pm

slightly disagree there chris , there are huge amounts of folks who cannot get a mortgage , poor credit history , zero hours contracts etc etc. they deserve very nice houses to live in as well , unfortunately the goverment is against private rental and the housing crisis won`t get any better while they persecute landlords :)
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:40 pm

hifinutt wrote:slightly disagree there chris , there are huge amounts of folks who cannot get a mortgage , poor credit history , zero hours contracts etc etc. they deserve very nice houses to live in as well , unfortunately the goverment is against private rental and the housing crisis won`t get any better while they persecute landlords :)


i think we are agreeing
by to let mortgages are taking away properties from those seeking to buy their own home by getting a mortgage, therefore they are stuck with renting
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby angelface » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:26 am

Do you think I could rent this pre-amp?
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:22 pm

angelface wrote:Do you think I could rent this pre-amp?

i believe the distance selling laws allow you to return it and get a full refund O0
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby callen24 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:44 pm

for those who can’t stretch that far there is a mk1 copper on ebay, good price £750, or best offer?
might they take £680?
seller lives in west mids O0
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Re: mfa baby reference

Postby hifinutt » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:08 am

thats a good price , if i had the money i would have the baby ref 2 as its underpriced by 750 pounds
1]bc pre 3 vbs
msb s200 power amp
/vbs1 FM1 tuner
rotel cd /teac ud-ho1 , tannoy eaton legacy 2] arcam a75 , jolida modwright dac marantz sa8005 RFC impulse ta`us horns