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Re: Novation Summit

Postby The Elf » Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:49 am

Hugh Robjohns wrote:I remember a good few years ago they did a chocolate orange hobnob... now that really as something special!
Ooooooohhhh..... drooooooool!
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Arpangel » Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:59 am

I spoke to an old friend last night, and musical collaborator of years standing, he very rarely buys anything new, and he surprised me when he said he was almost certainly going to get a Summit, and that he would sell one of his nice old vintgage synths to get one. He said the Gordon Reid review was enough to sway him, and the demo's seemed very promising.
I must admit, I'm tempted too, I suggested to my friend that if he does buy one we put in a joint order, we may get a better deal, but I'll have to sell my Buchla to fund it, and that's going to be a difficult decision.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby The Elf » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:55 am

Arpangel wrote:I suggested to my friend that if he does buy one we put in a joint order, we may get a better deal
You can try, but it's going to be a seller's market, at least for a while, I'm afraid. I can only say so much, but I do know that the Summits arriving before the end of the year (assuming they still do) are going to be a very rare breed. I had to pull in favours to even have one allocated to me!

Patience may be your best path to a discounted price.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Arpangel » Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:19 pm

The Elf wrote:
Arpangel wrote:I suggested to my friend that if he does buy one we put in a joint order, we may get a better deal
You can try, but it's going to be a seller's market, at least for a while, I'm afraid. I can only say so much, but I do know that the Summits arriving before the end of the year (assuming they still do) are going to be a very rare breed. I had to pull in favours to even have one allocated to me!

Patience may be your best path to a discounted price.


Yes, I said this to my friend, it's best to wait a bit anyway, but you know what it's like, depends on how much we want these things I suppose!

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PS, I don't know though, retailers are reporting low sales generally, and Breixit too may be adding uncertainty, across the board. All in all, difficult to tell maybe.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Wonks » Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:32 pm

If The Elf says demand is high for these at the moment, then demand for these is high!
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby desmond » Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:12 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote:I remember a good few years ago they did a chocolate orange hobnob...

Now I know of the existence of these, my world has forever changed... :wtf:
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Arpangel » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:24 am

desmond wrote:
Hugh Robjohns wrote:I remember a good few years ago they did a chocolate orange hobnob...

Now I know of the existence of these, my world has forever changed... :wtf:

The demand for these is exceptionally high, and that is a fact.

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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Eddy Deegan » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:00 pm

Ha, finally got notification that my Summit is arriving tomorrow :-)

Sadly, I'm not in the UK so won't get to touch it until the end of the week but it's nice to know it's there.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Wonks » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:46 pm

...goes and camps outside Eddy's house to take delivery of said parcel.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby The Elf » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:26 pm

Hmmm... No word on mine yet...
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Eddy Deegan » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:37 am

The Elf wrote:Hmmm... No word on mine yet...

Can confirm mine arrived this morning so hopefully yours won't be long behind!
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Arpangel » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:42 am

Eddy Deegan wrote:
The Elf wrote:Hmmm... No word on mine yet...

Can confirm mine arrived this morning so hopefully yours won't be long behind!

I'm detecting a very cool calm and collected mood here Eddy......is there an I un-boxing video coming?

:D :bouncy: :lolno: :)
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby blinddrew » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:51 pm

The Elf wrote:Hmmm... No word on mine yet...
That's because you accidentally ordered the Yorkshire version: The Nowt.
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby Eddy Deegan » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:56 pm

Arpangel wrote:
Eddy Deegan wrote:
The Elf wrote:Hmmm... No word on mine yet...

Can confirm mine arrived this morning so hopefully yours won't be long behind!

I'm detecting a very cool calm and collected mood here Eddy......is there an I un-boxing video coming?

:D :bouncy: :lolno: :)

I'm currently sitting in an office in Amsterdam, and won't be back home until Friday night, but I'm expecting a fun and interesting weekend :thumbup:
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Re: Novation Summit

Postby The Elf » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:36 pm

blinddrew wrote:
The Elf wrote:Hmmm... No word on mine yet...
That's because you accidentally ordered the Yorkshire version: The Nowt.
That might explain it. When the Lady Elf asked what I'd bought at Synthfest I said 'Nowt fer thee to worry abaht"!
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