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Offline kivanculgener

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upgrade parts for Stereomour 2
« on: May 16, 2016, 05:37:44 AM »
 i am new at this forum.English is not my native language so sorry for my English.
    i haven't got my Stereomour 2 kit yet but i want to order some upgrade parts to make them ready for instalation while waiting.
   To keep it simple i only want to ask some questions.
   1:) i want to use VH Audio  VH Audio's UniCrystal™ OCC copper wire for all wiring except signal section.They only have 18,21 and 24 ga wire on hand.Which of them can be appropiate.For signal wire i want to use VH Audio Symmetry Cu analogue cable.6 singe cable for 3 pair of RCA sockets.Does anybody  know  the diameter of this cable? .Are there enough place to place 6 single cable on plate for this purpose?İs it worth to spend this much money for this purpose.
  2) İ need to know the diameter size of the speaker terminal and RCA socket holes on the plate.(WBT Topline plugs need at least 12 mm diameter holes.)
  3) i want to replace Mill's MGA12 12w wire wound resistors with stock ones.Can it be an upgrade?
     Any comments will be appreciated.Again sorry for my English and thank you.

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Re: upgrade parts for Stereomour 2
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2016, 06:29:13 AM »
The OCC wire is nice wire, but it doesn't like to be twisted very tightly.  21 GA should be fine for the build, but I would still use our heavy duty green wire where it is placed in the kit.  I can't comment about the Symmetry Cu cable, you'll have to buy it and give it a shot.

The binding post holes are 1/2" each and 3/4" apart.  I believe the RCA jack holes are 10mm. 

I personally wouldn't bother with the Mills resistors in place of the stock ones, as a little inductance in a capacitor bypassed cathode resistor is not something I would consider a problem to be fixed.
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Offline kivanculgener

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Re: upgrade parts for Stereomour 2
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2016, 07:05:48 AM »
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 Thank you for your comments.