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Klaudio CLN LP 200 ultrasonic record cleaner leaking
I guess yours has the internal reservoir. I would guess it can be replaced. Mine has the external reservoir and it is just a plastic jug. Wonderful machine though  
Which turntable? Pro-Ject or VPI?
VPI and I am biased since I have the HW40 direct drive.   
Seeking Honest Opinions: Your Experience with McIntosh Audio Gear
I had a McIntosh system back in the 80's and then got divorced and drifted away from audio. Now retired I got back into audio about 5 years ago and invested in all McIntosh C2700,  MC611's, MP1100, MCD600, XR100, MPC1500. My turntable is VPI. I co... 
Power cable Advice...
With that budget, you could build your own and have very adequate PC's.  
Bananas rule, spades drool. End of discussion.
After seeing this thread, I went and inspected my spade connections on the speakers and amps. My amps are McIntosh and they provide a handy wrench. None of my terminals were loose after two years. McIntosh uses very good terminals and I have very ... 
Starting a Classical Vinyl Music Collection
In my experience, clicks and pops are just in some albums and you cannot get rid of them. I have a Klaudio record cleaner. It does a great job but cannot get every click or pop out of an album. I use it on every album I buy whether new or used. FW... 
Do You Buy Speakers Without Hearing Them?
The last two speaker purchases were without listening. i live 2 hours from any dealer. My last purchase were McIntosh XR100 and they were really designed to match up with the mono block amps I already had. They were better than expected.   
Easy Come Easy Go…….BOOM!
I live in an area with frequent thunder storms and hail. Had to replace our roof last year. I am in the habit of unplugging my power conditioner when a storm is expected of course what happened here it would have mattered little what was unplugged... 
Anthony (Tony) Cordesman has passed away
Read his articles but never knew his true background. A very intelligent man. RIP  
McIntosh dealer discount ?
Most McIntosh units cannot be shipped by the dealer. You must pick it up face to face or they must deliver it to you. I was getting great deals from a dealer out of state till they were forced to only delver in person. I guess this protect their l... 
McIntosh is now inside a Jeep luxury car.
The wife and I have driven Jeeps for years. We currently drive Wranglers. I have the 4 door and she has a 2 door. They are both Rubicons. We are in our 70's and just love them. Qs far as reliability, we have never had several Grand Cherokee models... 
What Holiday Gifts did you ask for or Give to Yourself?
@veerossi  I am also going to get the Gaucho album in UHQR. Have always been intrigued with the Umami Red but never heard one. I have the Ortofon Cadenza Black and it works so well with my setup. Hope you have a great New Years.   
What Holiday Gifts did you ask for or Give to Yourself?
UHQR Steelydan Aja and it was fabulous on my system!!!!  
Are you on or off? What say you?
About 4 years ago, I decided to get back in hifi after selling most of my system 25 years ago. I am retired and no kids so plenty of time and money to waste. I had a collection of over 400 cds in boxes and wanted to listen to them again. Now at ag... 
Any other Pipe And Slippers Audiophiles out there?
Do not smoke but at 74 I wear LL Bean moccasins pretty much every day all day except when I leave the house.