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Hegel viking CD player
@samgar2 -- my Mohican also recently developed some skipping after 3 years. I noticed it seemed to lessen as the player warmed up about 1 hour. Spoke to the dealer who thought it could be a lubrication issue, the laser mechanism rides on two rail... 
Best Covers
@andy8400 -- always loved that song, and was suprised to see it tagged as a cover. Listened to both versions, different lyrics, looked it up on Allmusic.com and Ann and Nancy Wilson and Sue Ennis are credited as the writers on BeBe le Strange.. J... 
Hegel viking CD player
I have the predecessor the Mohician. Compared to roughly a 5K vinyl setup (VPI Prime/Audiotechnica ART9 cartridge), very little difference between CD and vinyl playback, I know blasphamy but they're really close, each with some different strengths... 
Best Covers
Dar Williams 'comfortably numb'  DAR WILLIAMS - COMFORTABLY NUMB (youtube.com) and +1 on Johnny Cash's 'Hurt'  
The dangerous world of Reel-to-Reel Tape
Someone left the tape out in the rain I don't think that I can take it 'Cause it took so long to bake it And I'll never have that recipe again Oh no!  
Puron Plug-In AC Power Conditioner; Impressions 😁
When a poster with Wig’s credibility is impressed with a lower cost tweak, I took notice. Have a dedicated 20Amp line, boutique outlet, premium power cords, PPT mats and contact enhancer, Puritan PSM136 power conditioner with ground master and se... 
Please recommend King Crimson albums…
Longtime Crim fan, since they changed the band lineup (except for Fripp) alot in the early days, this question is challenging. Wondering if what appealed about the Court album is Greg Lake's vocals, they never had another vocalist of that caliber ... 
The "Very Best Record Cleaning Formulation"
I use a product called Shaklee Basic H to wash windows, my car etc. Very clean rinsing and environmentally friendly. It's supposed to make 'water wetter' reduces the surface tension. I've seen how well it cleans windows and my car, no visable resi... 
Hidden Gems in Classic Rock Albums
Heart ’Down on Me’ off the Bebe le Strange album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7-ECr1VRGY  
Magico vs the world
Been living with the A3's for a little over 2 years. 8 feet apart 8 feet to listening position, 2 feet off back wall, 2 feet off side walls. The magico apod footers, in my case with extra long spikes to penetrate carpet and padding made a large d... 
Short Review of Revelation Audio Passage Cryo-Silver™ Reference umbilical power cable
On a whim went to Ebay to view feedback. 240 positive transactions. When I dug into these, only 2 seemed to be from cable buyers. The rest from sellers to him and seems he's also selling magazines and cars. Puzzling Ebay feedback and nothing that ... 
Short Review of Revelation Audio Passage Cryo-Silver™ Reference umbilical power cable
I also read the bad press about significant delays in Revelation Audio cables which gave me pause.  I contacted them a few months back asking about an umbilical for my Supratek Chenin, wheter they still made them. Next thing I get an email invoi... 
What is the VERY BEST CD album you've ever heard?
guessing yor're asking about obscure good albums .. Leafhound 'Growers of Mushroom' -- elements of Grand Funk, Deep Purple James Gang rolled into one. Szobel 'Szobel' elements of a Zappa fusion album. He was Bill Grahams nephew, so he got an alb... 
Female vocalist recommendations
Seeing you like Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span is similar, one of their lesser known albums Hark the Village Wait has two female vocalists: Steeleye span - lowlands of Holland - YouTube And only really like one of her albums Sarah McLachlan'... 
Psychologist dissects Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon'
Always wondered if the appeal of DSOTM came from the band touring and tweaking the album before it was released. I saw this' Eclipse a piece for assorted lunatics' concert which was the working title at the time and still have the program that wa...