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Old 06-03-2018, 11:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Totally, freebeard. In a way, their potato test might prove tha their methods are not reliable more than anything about "spherical oscillation" or whatever. In general their approach to testing needs more thought about sample size, mods, and what sorts of gains "count". I like some of their stuff a lot, but if it is not a giant gain from a single mod, Moog in particular seems unable to see the point.
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