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I've been selling heavier gear for lighter gear
Well, sold 23lb TT and bought 35Lb TT. I been buying heavier gear.  
Bob Carver tube amps
I meant Sylvania 6SN7GTA  
Bob Carver tube amps
Try LIne Magnetic LM-5081A  48 watt single ended amp. About $2500. Change preamp tubes to Tung Sol 6SU7 from 6SL7 and Sylvania ^SN7GTA for best sound.  
One dedicated circuit for each mono block?
If your monoblocks are 400 watts output or less per channel, one 20 amp line is good.  
Types of Audiophiles
I guess I am a Purest. Took a lot of experimenting to get here.   
what cart for my Lenco L70?
Denon DL-160 is better and although not in stock new are available on eBay.  
System that sounds so real it is easy to mistaken it is not live
I have a Lenco L78 with an Ortofon AS-212 tonearm. It has an SAE 1000LT cartridge that is comparable to a $1K cartridge. It is a HOMC. I use Revel Performa M22 speakers with a tweeter upgrade. I use a rebuilt and upgraded Pioneer SX-34 with best t... 
Bob Carver tube amps
Avoid Bob Carver amps The Crimpson 275 that is rated at 75 watts per channel has 15 watt audio transformers under the big transformer cans. It only made 15 watts per channel.  
Tube amps and a Stradivarius
All I know is tubes have sounded better than SS amps to me so far.  
My first tube integrated: which one to get?
An interesting option is a single-ended 48 watt per channel 805 tube amp called Line Magnetic LM-5081A for $2500 on eBay. Some US distributors may exist. A good sounding tube amp needs the right preamp tubes and this amp has the best. tubes, The ... 
Why do Tube Amps sound more romantic v SS amps
SS amps have come a long way in the new $1K and higher cost designs. However, the right tubes can play with an immediate sound that isextremely open and just great. I never heard a SS amp quite as good in this respect. But, most tube sound is acco... 
Whole House Mains Wiring -- Ping: Jea48 (Jim) -- & ALL Others for your HELP!
One dedicated 20 amp @ 120 volt circuit is all you need for your sound system. In fact it would likely sound better under certain circumstances vs multiple circuits. For fun, you can ask the electrician to use 30 amp #10-3 wire vs the standard 20 ... 
JAN / Phillips 5814A / 12AU7 Tube
Also Brimar 13D5. Very good sonics. 
Integrateds: Why do they all SUCK?
Problem with most amps are the internal components and cheap tubes. I can take a vintage amp and change out the coupling capacitors & use select tubes. The result is breathtaking. The amp before modifications sounds ordinary at best. 
Let's talk power cords
I use tube amplifiers and did not hear any difference in power cords. The power cord is far away electrically from the DC power supply. In fact the power cord is not directly connected due to the power transformer is magnetically coupled. An elect...