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Cartridge suggestions for my rig
Get a DS audio cartridge. With the sale of the Manley and the Koetsu,you could get a W3 Cartridge and a 003 energizer, you will never look back.  
Looking for a Warmer Sounding Phono Cartridge
Ok, you should try a protractor that has UNIDIN This was developed in 2010 using LP. Blocks don't work, and neither does VTA The changes you hear from the movement of the arm are attributed to variations in tracking force and pushing the arm in an... 
Looking for a Warmer Sounding Phono Cartridge
Your brightness is do to the fact that your table and arm are not optimal. You have a ton of noise and tracking issues, Get an arm that can be properly set up and a TT that does not introduce noise and vibrations.  
Integrityhifi TRU-GLIDER Pendulum Tonearm
From what people read in history , the earth is flat  
Integrated for Martin Logan Electrostatics
Modwright 225 Integrated   
Grado Epoch 3
Try a DS audio W 3 you won't believe your ears  
Some famous reviewers have atrocious listening rooms!
The bottom line is you should listen not read🧐  
Does a turntable make a DRAMATIC difference?
The arm and the table are significant in turns of the performance of the system.  
Analog vs. digital
You need to set up you analog rig properly  
A preamp recommendation
We are a dealer for the best preamp in your price range, it will also beat preamps at twice its price. The Backert Labs Rhythm 1.3 for questions drvinyl@drvinyl.net  
Mixed Brand Pre-Amp Power Amp Pairings that Work
Mixed Brand Pre-Amp Power Amp Pairings that Work
This is too long to post.Picture is worth a 1000 words    
Mixed Brand Pre-Amp Power Amp Pairings that Work
A combo that is unknown, to most of you out there is: Backert Labs and McGary Audio. If you dig yourself out of the marketing and review mentality you will get to listen to this magnificent examples of super bargain audio here.😇  
Large room with low budget for speakers
I think that you are totally under informed . For one the Acora for 37k would supply more than you need in terms of SPL and bass? How big is your room?  
Turntable upgrade recommendations: SME vs AMG vs Technics vs other
If your looking at turntables in that price range you might also consider Reed this last one is a modern idler drive.