Deep Purple and Rival Sons at O2 Arena, London 3rd of December 2015

This is the second time I've seen Deep Purple (First time being Birmingham NIA in 2013) and first time seeing Rival Sons. I arrived at the gig about 40 minutes late because of getting lost multiple times and sat nav not knowing what its doing. I entered the venue in…

How to set correct time zone on OpenVZ server (Centos VPS )

Hi, this very quick tutorial will teach you how to set the correct time zone on your server. Nine out of ten times when your new server gets deployed it comes with the incorrect time zone for your location, or your provider forgets to set the correct hardware clock so…

Thorens TD124 Plinth Project Part 3: Painting (Cad files included FREE download!)

This is a continuation of part two of my plinth build log. In this final part I will show you how I applied a decent paint finish on the plinth also including all the preparation work. A key factor in getting a good surface finish on anything is preparation and…

Thorens TD124 Plinth Project Part 2: Building the plinth (Cad files included FREE download!)

This is part two of the build log, If you haven't seen part 1 click here. After sending off all the files to the laser cutters I had to wait about 6 days after which a rather heavy, well packaged parcel turned up on my door step: One thing i…

Thorens TD124 Plinth Project Part 1: Design (Cad files included FREE download!)

The back story A couple of years ago I got into HiFi and after acquiring a Thorens TD124 turn table that needs a full restoration I decided to start with the plinth. The plinth below is an original 1960's plinth that came with the table and any audio store would…