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Just received the new Music Direct yearly catalog in the mail.

Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by PB Point, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. Big Blue

    Big Blue Forum Resident

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Wait, what?

    I had no idea there were still places that did not practice recycling... :wtf:
     
  2. ccn103

    ccn103 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    Got it today - love it! And love my state of Pennsylvania :pineapple:
     
  3. Big Blue

    Big Blue Forum Resident

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    This is one of the few catalogs I am aware of that is still a classic, well-produced catalog. I enjoy them!
     
  4. csgreene

    csgreene Forum Resident

    Location:
    Idaho, USA
    I hope no one gets what I said earlier to be dismissive of this company or the catalog. I've looked at them in the past and they are well produced and stocked full of gear I wouldn't buy but that's because I've been satisfied with what I own for some years now. I'm not in the market for anything they sell. I get tons of catalogs from companies I've never done business with and they all get binned. I simply don't have the consumer gene I once had.
     
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  5. wgb113

    wgb113 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chester County, PA
    Makes me feel like a kid again when we used to get the Sears Wishbook catalog and I’d go through thoroughly making “the list.”

    It’s a really nicely done catalog, this year’s seems heavier on the gear than the music but it’s nice nonetheless.
     
  6. LBC_Jet

    LBC_Jet Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Long Beach, CA
    Got mine today. I do enjoy it. I bought a pricey piece of gear from MD a couple years ago. Maybe that puts me on the lifetime mailing list. It's cool with me.
     
  7. Spitfire

    Spitfire Senior Member

    Location:
    Pacific Northwest
    Mine came yesterday. Quite a few of the equipment pictures seemed blurry to me. Anybody else notice this?
     
  8. Twinsfan007

    Twinsfan007 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
    That's where all great thinking (and purchasing) is done ;)
     
  9. patrickd

    patrickd Forum Resident

    Location:
    Austin TX USA
    I consider the MD catalog the nearest thing to audio porn.
     
  10. luckybaer

    luckybaer Thinks The Devil actually beat Johnny

    Location:
    Missouri
    I got mine in the mail today. I love my SL-1210GR so much that I couldn't resist ordering a SL-1000R.

    It reminds me of pulling the trigger on my 2020 NSX. I remembered how much I loved my Integra, and I couldn't resist temptation.

    I guess I'm the perfect example of why it is important to put out great entry level products. You can really generate a lot of brand loyalty.

    And, to drag this sorta back on topic: I wouldn't have even thought of purchasing the SL-1000R had I not seen it in the Music Direct catalog today. Amazing how catalogs still inspire spur of the moment purchases!
     
  11. luckybaer

    luckybaer Thinks The Devil actually beat Johnny

    Location:
    Missouri
    They send them to all Technics owners.

    j/k
     
  12. Benzion

    Benzion "Cogito, ergo sum" Forum Resident

    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Got mine today.
     
  13. StimpyWan

    StimpyWan Forum Resident

    I miss my Integra. A great, fun car. It saved my life a few times too, allowing me to maneuver through dangerous traffic situations. It felt like it was wired into my brain. I couldn't even imagine a NSX...!

    Oh, on topic; my MD catalog came yesterday!
     
  14. lonelysea

    lonelysea probably browsing discogs

    Location:
    Twin Peaks, WA
    What’s not to love? You got scrapple, Yeungling lager and (especially) shoofly pie!
     
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  15. Hagstrom

    Hagstrom Forum Resident

    Location:
    Philadelphia, PA
    You are now my favorite poster on this forum!
     
  16. luckybaer

    luckybaer Thinks The Devil actually beat Johnny

    Location:
    Missouri
    j/k

    no way I’d impulse buy something that cost $190, let alone $19,000.00.

    but I did receive my catalog...

    went through some of it with my wife who was stunned at some of the prices.
     
  17. Fruff76

    Fruff76 L100 Classic - Fan Club President

    I pre ordered new order PCL box set and it went back for re-press before I could get mine. It was released mid October.
     
  18. mkane

    mkane Strictly Analog

    Location:
    Cloverdale,CA
    First off why not recycle?

    Second, covid is not political.
     
  19. bever70

    bever70 It's all about the soundstage

    Location:
    Belgium
    So YOU are the one responsible for f*#king up our planet :D !

    Seriously, no recycling, throwing paper in the garbage bin ?! You must be living in the middle ages somewhere :eek:.
     
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  20. gakerty

    gakerty Forum Resident

    Location:
    California
    Got mine yesterday. It's audio porn and I love it. No big purchases, but remembered I just have to have the first two Police albums on vinyl...
     
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  21. SamS

    SamS Forum Legend

    Location:
    Texas
    Got mine as well, and I'm always impressed with the effort that must go into such a beast. I look forward to flipping through it during a day off during the holidays.
     
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  22. Upstateaudio

    Upstateaudio Forum Resident

    Location:
    Niskayuna, NY
    Got mine yesterday. I love leafing through it. I am not anticipating buying anything though.
     
  23. jonwoody

    jonwoody Incessant Streamer

    Location:
    Washington DC
    I got one last year, Joni Mitchell on the cover I believe, but nothing yet this year. Nice catalog I usually keep it for a few months and eventually recycle. Last time I bought from MD was maybe 4 years ago.
     
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  24. Big Blue

    Big Blue Forum Resident

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Ha, there’s a good chance I still have the one from two years ago with the Beatles on the cover somewhere... this is a good reminder that I need to clear some things out... :sigh:
     
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  25. Otlset

    Otlset under western skies

    Location:
    Temecula, CA
    Fascinating to see so many artifacts of 'antiquated' technology -- vacuum tube amps, record players, cartridges and phono stages -- prominently shown for sale in 2020!
     
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