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Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
@whart : " But I think there is a level of masochism here that used to appeal to me. " That’s what mentioned inmy last post but I said it in different way and NO it’s not masochism.   Masochism is different, is " something " that we know is wr... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @mijostyn ​@lewm  : Always exist trade-offs/compromises even with pivoted straigth headshells. Simplicity in pivot headshell overhang/offset is an " advantage " over LT pivoted designs or just LT because in any LT exist more resonances/disto... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @drbond: I forgot that I owned the Koetsu tonearm ( really good tonearm. ), the Lustre GST-801 that along the Micro Seiki ( I owned. ) MAX maybe are near the best ever and owned too Ikeda tonearms. I owned too LT: Denessen, Southern and ET a... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @billstevenson  : Sorry for your disappoint that time and what I gave you was not the silver Audio Note but the silver Zavfino ( I think   ? ? ? ) that I experienced too and that it does not likes everyone ( I like it over any cooper wires th... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
@viridian  That 10cu was measured as all japanese cartridges at 100hz so at 10hz means over 15cu. Btw, I owned that Onyx and the Black and Rosewood too. I think that my first MC was the Denon 103 with 5cu that means over 8cu and my tonearm in tho... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
@drbond  : No, with all respect to you in any audio subject no one has completee knowledge because it's imposible to have  that when each day we ( at least me. ) in many ways are learning  I know what I posted and maybe something to add in this t... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @whart  : Kuzma 14" 4Point that is an unipivot especial design obviously that what showed  was: "  the differences in cartridges ". I listened to both MSL instead AT and the Blue Lace and are really different performers. I can see that you li... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @drbond : Even today there are only a few audiophiles with knowledge level on the " fine/critical points " in tonearms design, few know what to look for and that’s why not only in this forum but in other audio forums the tonearm comparisons ... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Dear @drbond  : I owned/own and tested in my system with same cartridges around 25-30 diferent tonearms ( vintage/today ones but the SAT that I listened in other top systems I know ). The @mijostyn  are theoretical desirable tonearm characteristi... 
Some cartridge recommendations
Dear @westcoastaudiophile :No, I never listened and I never do in my system due that around 16-18 years ago we designed and builded an active high gain phonolinepreamp that was the Essential 3150 and today is the 3180.   Even that I still own s... 
Some cartridge recommendations
Dea @westcoastaudiophile  : Obviously you don't know the very high quality transformers in the vintage AU-340 where this SUT beats with out doubt the ones you mentioned.    Been a vintage SUT this Denon can even be up-graded with internal rewiri... 
Some cartridge recommendations
@backwash  : The Denon AU 340 beats almost all  today SUTs under 3K-4K and you can find out for less than 1K and this is just an example what I'm talking about. Is up to you:   https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/650049812-denon-au-340-step-up... 
Vinyl rips - still worth it?
Dear @o_holter  : Through the next months/years the streaming will goes better and better when analog just can't improve.   The best recording library it belongs to the diferent streaming sources making the rip a no sense to me. MUSIC lover tar... 
Thinking about switching cartridges.
@mijostyn  : " but I cannot say there is any advantage in a diamond cantilever over boron, ruby or cactus spine. " That was your very specific " dude ", you not even mentioned " everything the same " but in your next post following my answer you ... 
Cartridge Change Overhang Difference-Fixed Headshell
Dear @wlutke  : Accuracy at 100% is just that we can be " there ". So, this " battle " is losted before we arrived to it. The first hand experiences by almost all audiophiles is that always we are out of target and the issue is that your ears alo...