Re: Ian and Omniryx: Totally OT question
- From: "Felix" <felixyen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 18 Dec 2006 17:35:01 -0800
Well... Some of the records I had before I was drafted in '72.
They have a lot of sentimental value. [...]
So, that's my assessment of the collection. =)
I might have guessed ... The collection I got from my parents was also
acquired over many years. In their own way, they treasured their
records. But one or both of them had this idea that the stylus was much
harder than vinyl, so it didn't need to be replaced very often, if at
all. By the time I rescued the collection, it was too late.
In spite of their careful handling, and their feelings for their
collection, the process of culling it became a grim exercise. I didn't
play each disc from beginning to end, but I played a little of most of
them, and though discarding records is a bit like burning books to me,
I made weekly dumpster deposits for a while. Only about 15% survived.
Bernie, it would be so much easier to help you if you just published
your budget. Judging from your response, my previous estimate of $400
was way too low.