Responses from hennigan

Why so few devices with BNC's??
It’s "Bayonet Neill–Concelman". There’s also the threaded version TNC. Paul Neill also invented the "N" connector and Carl Concelman invented the type "C" connector. The type C resembles an oversized BNC. BNC connectors are available in 50-ohm a... 
Stereophile Scamming Subscribers?
This is a very common lowball initial offer technique where companies give a better deal to complete strangers than to loyal customers.  Sirius XM is another classic example. Complete strangers get it for $5 per month for a year. Loyal customers ... 
What went bang, smelled of "I'm fried", yet left it in working order...???
Possibly a MOV. They look like disk capacitors but are basically a surge suppressor built into the gear. When a brief spike hits the power line they momentarily short-circuit. This sounds like it would blow the circuit breaker but it happens and r... 
Listening to music I don’t particularly like
I don't generally listen to music that I don't like. I'm also a classic rock aficionado, going back to R&B and doo-wop. I find myself enjoying more recent and well-recorded covers of the oldies.  
Hang / move large tv by myself? Is there a tool?
Get a helper. Way too much can go wrong with a jerry-rigged solution. Even the big box stores who do this for a living send two people in the truck. If there were a safe way to do it with one person and a contraption, they would definitely do this... 
Drivers and how to clean them: Notes from ScanSpeak
To clean the dust off of your woofers: Tchaikovsky 1812.  
Is $2,844 too much to pay for a fuse?
Big_greg, I suspect it's more the ratio than the level.  
Is $2,844 too much to pay for a fuse?
Direction arrow makes a difference on a fuse protecting an AC circuit?  
Craigslist Fraud
Just curious can't the police check with FedEx on who's account the check was shipped with FedEx? Probably shipped by a Mr. Cold H. Cash, or in this case Mr. Florida Man. Anyone can walk into a FedEx store and pay cash to send a package anywhere. ... 
Am I too big of a jerk,even for audiogon?
8 track tape vs 1st press vinyl
8T was originally designed for only a small amount of tape inside (less weight, smaller ratio of inside/outside diameter, less slip/compression). For pre-packaged single advertising content. DJ just jammed that cartridge/ad in the player. End o... 
Dedicated 20 amp circuit - Electrician laughed!
I agree with the electrician. If your amplifier and other equipment is built with well-designed power supplies, noise on the power line will be filtered far below audibility. Furthermore, optimizing the last few feet of wire and connections from y...