chocaholic

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Help…looking to buy turntable
I have a music hall MMF-7 with Goldring Eroica H MC cartridge installed. Spent most of its life in its original box. Enjoying it now but thinking about a VPI Prime. Would sell for much less than your budget. Pretty sure this isn’t the forum so wil... 
Audio Research, AYON and Primaluna tube amplifiers.
Having owned an ARC VT-130 for years, I recently acquired a PrimaLuna Dialogue HP Integrated. Both are wonderful devices with only slightly different and subtle (emotional) sonic differences (to my ear) which can be tweaked based on tube choice am... 
I'm at the pearly gates and they tell me I can only bring in one jazz cd
Mark Isham - Blue Sun       
Hi-Fi Tuning Fuse Holder
Ditto!    
Monstrous power cables
Having read the link above…written by a chap selling very expensive extension cords, I see statements like this one: The current itself cannot be contaminated . Instead he refers to effects of EMI that exist throughout the power grid. What I stru... 
Why Is Hi Fi Gear So Darn Expensive?
Thyname…the difference between a VW and a Ferrari is profound and obvious via all senses. Many (including me) would say the difference between a $2k amp and a $20k amp is very subtle and indistinguishable by many, save for the aesthetics. So, not ... 
My First DIY Power Cable
Thanks. Appreciate the AA suggestion. Another thought comes to mind. Power conditioning. I can see the logic in running quality line from the conditioner. In fact, I still use an old, heavy Power Wedge. But, I doubt my tin ears could hear the diff... 
My First DIY Power Cable
Getting back into high(ish) end after a 15 year hiatus. At 63 my tinnitus prevents me from jumping in too deeply. Enjoying my Sansui AU-717 and my Castle Richmonds, REL Storm ll, MMF-7 ‘table with Goldring Eroica cart. All old stuff but pleasing t...