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What do your trading desks look like? Show us your trading battlestation

Old July 27th, 2012, 01:58 AM   #251 (permalink)
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All of my essentials... a computer, a jug of ice water, meds, and heart monitor ...

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My chair ... ok, yes it's a recliner...I have to keep my feet propped up.... Dr's orders

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My walking stick....

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My Bubba Keg ...

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You are missing the Bubba Straw...the one that reaches from your jug on your desk to your mouth while you are in a reclining position.

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Old July 27th, 2012, 02:03 AM   #252 (permalink)
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What the....? You recognise all that equipement? From the picture?

Maybe its not that impressive...

Now if you coould recite MSRP and street price from memory, within 25 bucks, well then...that would be something.

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Old July 27th, 2012, 02:37 AM   #253 (permalink)
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What the....? You recognise all that equipement? From the picture?

Maybe its not that impressive...

Now if you coould recite MSRP and street price from memory, within 25 bucks, well then...that would be something.


I think I could get close, but its been a while since I actually bought any of this stuff new.....I have owned all of it at one time except the Mackie monitors....owned several pairs of the Mackie powered subs and tops for live sound though....great stuff for smaller gigs....

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Old July 27th, 2012, 06:33 AM   #254 (permalink)
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very nice the mackies have incredible sound, used them for my surround sound. 824's at the back and 3 x 624's for the front, all off an RME soundcard. Got married and had to downsize


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I have more gear too. Maybe I'll post in my journal.
avalon tube preamp, 3 keyboards/workstations (phantom, motif, ms2000), mics, etc.

Those are organic almonds btw
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Old July 27th, 2012, 07:18 AM   #255 (permalink)
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You are missing the Bubba Straw...the one that reaches from your jug on your desk to your mouth while you are in a reclining position.

I have to get some exercise ... so I lift my bubba keg....

I'm just a simple man trading a simple plan.

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Old July 27th, 2012, 11:46 AM   #256 (permalink)
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Hi,

Here is a pic of my desk:

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With 4 monitors, I use 2 old graphic cards (Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT) and with the two last monitors I use 2 USB adapters Xeo monitor for multi display.
I fixed 5 monitors 20” with wall mount bracket.
The central monitor is 24”stand on the table.

I have a black wooden plate and two stands like Fat Tails not because I’m tall (in fact I’m little) but because I use a battery back up and a lot of cables.

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Hum in fact my desk is never so clean...

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Old July 27th, 2012, 06:25 PM   #257 (permalink)
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This is a small office I rent in downtown - I used to trade from home but the office is good, it gets me out of my house and gives me some separation between work and play. Thanks for the thread.

I see you are in Denver, I rent a space up here in Westminster, CO. where I live. The office is the only way to go and no more having to intervene in the "pre-preschool" brawls between the wife and daughter

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Old July 27th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #258 (permalink)
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I see you are in Denver, I rent a space up here in Westminster, CO. where I live. The office is the only way to go and no more having to intervene in the "pre-preschool" brawls between the wife and daughter

@Rayzor, I have considered doing this many times before. If I may ask, how much do you pay per month? Obviously this will depend on location, I'm just trying to get a ballpark for this size space, as it looks quite like what I'm looking for.

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Old July 27th, 2012, 07:51 PM   #259 (permalink)
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I have more gear too. Maybe I'll post in my journal.
avalon tube preamp, 3 keyboards/workstations (phantom, motif, ms2000), mics, etc.

Those are organic almonds btw
zyrtec is a lifesafer...

@Massive l, some great gear you have there. What a great way to trade. Used to have some of those exact Mackies. Great sound. Love the NS10s. A friend of mine use to have them years ago. A real classic. I'm rockin da house with some Tannoy DMT 15s (downsized from 215s) and DMT 12s mk2 (as my trading speakers) with these TAD 4001s horns with 1601c bass drivers running active at 112db. Even with 5 watts I can make the windows shake. Zero distortion....

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Old July 28th, 2012, 02:31 AM   #260 (permalink)
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@Rayzor, I have considered doing this many times before. If I may ask, how much do you pay per month? Obviously this will depend on location, I'm just trying to get a ballpark for this size space, as it looks quite like what I'm looking for.

I rent from a property manager/group called Regus, they are all over the world. I committed to a 1 year lease and got like 180 square feet for $400 a month, I have master blaster Comcast Business Class Internet that is an additional $96. The $400 includes all the coffee I can drink as well. Check in your area, I bet there is a Regus property there. I looked at other places in my area that offered even lower rates, but they were kinda' ghetto and offered poor security, one of them included free Comcast Internet.....that you shared w/ 20 people and at least the landlord was up-front about the fact it was NOT secure. I have a lot of dough invested in my stuff and didn't want to come in and find it gone. Besides, trading is no walk in the park; why not treat yourself to a nice office? So worth it! Oh yeah, I almost forgot: The high dollar Herman Miller furniture and commercial grade chair that has saved my back was included in the rent.


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