What have you sold that you wish you hadn’t?

Nait 2 CB…a thing of beauty and great sounding.

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NAC52, NAP135 & Linn Isobariks. Had to sell that system when I hit hard times financially, and seeing a rather minty NAC52 as part of an active system at the recent Cranage show gave me a nostalgia twitch or two.

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Moon i-3 (picture courtesy of Simaudio Moon - mine was in black finish). Cracking amp which I sold way too cheap just because I wanted to try something else (which I don’t recall what was).

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I sold a Roksan Xerxes and Linn Kans to my brother. He’s still got and enjoys the speakers but the deck is warped.

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I built a new house and DBLs would have blocked the view.

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I knoooooo !

A collection of about 400 Corgi and Dinky cars from 60s and early 70s, all in VGC. I was as fussy about looking after my toys as I am now about my music collection. I got about £400 which seemed a lot at the time, now they’re worth LOTS more. Recently a Sugden A48 mk2 for very modest sum. It was on the blink…I should’ve got it sorted, it would have been in use somewhere in the house.

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My Fuji X100.

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Rega p25, took me 5 years and a lot of money to discover a better deck.

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I gave away my Raleigh Chopper because I felt I was too old for it. It probably ended up at the tip. :face_with_symbols_over_mouth:

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I can see why you wouldn’t want to block that view. I can’t quite make out what you have there instead. Something tall and thin.

My stacked ESL57s would thrive in that lovely space.

On the hifi front, the only thing I can think of is a pair of KEF B139 bass drivers, from my second incarnation of DIY speakers, actually given away - then 15 years or so later when I had IMF RSPMs that used the same drivers, and an amp fault destroyed one, finding they’d become a lot more expensive.

Otherwise hifi wise I don’t think there’s anything I regret selling or otherwise disposing: I sold my original beloved IMF TLS50ii speakers, however it was to my brother-in-law, and now they’ve come sort of home with my son having them - a swap, my brother-in-gaining my equally beloved IMF RSPMs when I moved on from them!
I was sad selling my TT and all my LPs a few years ago, ending my long association with vinyl - but I don’t regret doing so as I know I’ll never be happy with the limiting sound.

Beyond hifi, I’ve maybe regretted selling couple of cars, for different reasons, and I had some sadness disposing of a few other things (e.g. photographic darkroom equipment) but not regret as I know it was the best thing to do.

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Regrets at selling? Loads!

32-5 and 160
CDI
CDS
82 / 250

Now on 272 / 200.
We’ll have to vacate my tied house in not many years’ time and will only be able to a afford a smaller place. Downsize again!!

That Teac is a monster, but absolutely magnificent!

I regret selling:

Marantz CD 16
Sony SCD 1
Mark Levinson 383
Castle Howard Speakers
Paragon Regent speakers

And some more over the years, but to acquire new gear some had to go.

Proac K6 Signatures.

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My first LP collection sold in the early 90s.

However it only amounted to couple of hundred albums, about a third of which have since been replaced with pre-owned original albums, a third i can live without, the other third are out there at a far greater worth now, than the pittance they sold for 3 decades ago.

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On balance, although the DBLs looked lovely, I think they are worth trading for that view.

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At different times in my audio life:

An Exposure X.

A pair of Chartwell LS3/5as.

An Audionote Soro.

But we have to live positively and the best is yet to come.

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Arcam Delta 90.2 integrated. Had a very good phono section as well.
Thorens TD160 w Shure V15 type IV
Graham Slee Reflex M
Linn Unidisk 1.1 CD/SACD player.

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