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Can someone explain to me why : Accupahse Equipment is that expensive ?
McIntosh made in USA, Accuphase made in Japan, but all parts made in China lol 
price of Oppo players threw the roof
Some see it as greed but to some it’s business opportunity. That’s what it means to have freedom. If you don’t like what you see, click next and don’t buy. IMHO (I bet you wouldn’t like people telling you how much you should be selling your produc... 
Feedback on Manley Lab Series 100 Monoblocks
Send it to Manley for maintenance IMHO 
Manley snapper vs Atma-sphere M60
Push pull for rock. I use Manley Neo250, Neo300B SE/PP and Mahi on my Tannoy Kensington.  
Can anyone recommend a great tube preamp that also has a headphone out?
+1 Manley but the Takatsuki is out of my budget so I’m using Emission Labs instead. 
Electronica or House Fav's
Glad you like my recommendations. Happy listening. 
What are the best loudspeakers under $4000 to re-create lifelike piano
For 4K, you can buy a used piano. Problem solved. ;^)  
Electronica or House Fav's
Get something from Hed Kandi, Naked Music, Buddha Bar, Deadmau5, Daft Punk, Paul Van Dyk, Darude, Sasha. 
Age old discussion I know but MM or MC? Benefits?
You’re right Inna. What I failed to mention is, would the op sacrifice his rock music for the extra sweetness in vocals with MC or would you stick with MM that can that can rock your world with out that extra clean midrange? 
Age old discussion I know but MM or MC? Benefits?
I have both MM and MC cartridge. Not all records sounds good with MC. That's the reason I have both to eliminate any weakness in my system. MM does sound better with rock. But not all jazz sounds good with MC either. I don't like classical music s... 
For tube sound, which is more important: preamp or power amp?
Tube amp since that's where your speaker is directly connected to.  
Manley Neo Classic N250 Mono Blocks
It's worth every penny IMHO 
Should there be concern?
Gillatgh,IMHO stay away from those sellers, even those with 100% ratings. Here's an example of what I'm talking about. https://www.audiogon.com/listings/turntables-new-played-less-than-an-hour-2017-10-02-analog-a3669882... 
Should there be concern?
I notice lots of ridiculous post suggesting new, then on the other end states limited use or low hours. If the box is open, its used! The buyer wouldn't know if its low hours or a millions hours.  
Synergistic Research HFT's
Thank you Davidpritchard and Oregonpapa. I agree, those who couldn't hear the difference might either be the system doesn't have the resolving ability or maybe just too old for their ears to do so. The same could be said for those who think cables...