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Can an audio rack be that important?
Yes it is Important. No, you do not Have to spend a lot of money.... but it Helps.  
What's up with the price of Vintage equipment?
@deadhead1000 ...Exactly... I often see vintage equipment that was subpar "back then" sell for ungodly amounts. Good call on Not Naming Names... it wasn't Cool to do so "on the sales floor" then and best not to now. Too many sensitive egos... The... 
Steve Guttenberg finally reviews the Eminent Technology LFT-8b loudspeaker.
FWIW...The LFT8b's are lovely. During 2020, 2021 and 2022 I had alot of time to evaluate my small collection of panel speakers including, Quad 63's, Lft-8b's and ML ESLs. Evaluation was done in a constant rotation, using an upgraded (resistors, ca... 
Poll: Most impactful component
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Last Night... CSO/Reiner Mozart Symphony No.41 (Jupiter) - Haydn Symphony No. 88 RCA VICS 1366 Getz/Gilberto Verve VS 8545 Talk Talk Spirit of Eden Parlophone PCDX 105 Loreena McKennitt - An Ancient Muse, Quinlan Road QRLP 109    
Dual speaker system
+1 @elliottbnewcombjr   Yes...I agree, as experience has taught me that it is a Big No No to have more than 1 set of speakers in the same room for "Optimal Condions". Many years of selling Stereos at the Retail level in "Sound Rooms" convinced me... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@dayglow Good Call on the Gordan Lightfoot... may he RIP....  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Stan Getz - Getz/Gilberto - Verve VG 8545 Bud Shank - Brasamba DOL 1064 HG Sally Ofield Water Bearer Castle Classics CLALP 101    
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Cage/Concerto for Prepared Piano and Orchestra Nonesuch H-71202 Orff/Carmina Burana Telarc DG 10056/57 Talk Talk Laughing Stock Polydor B0024137-01 Loreena McKennitt - Nights From the Alhambra Quinlin Road QRLP110 Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of ... 
Your Experience Selling on Discogs
@larsman    Same here...Great way to Catalog and value a Collection. Everyone in our local Vinyl Club use Discogs to purchase as well, except me... I like to see what I am purchasing and support local merchants.  
Vibration isolation or absorption?
@audiopoint  Exhausting ... isn't it?  
Goodbye Everyone
Sad...Understandable...The Door will always be Open...  
Anything more resolving than 65 year-old speakers?
The 57's still ring in my memory whenever I listen to a "stereo". I had subs, tweeters and even tri-amplification but ultimately... sold mine 20 years ago for "more dynamics". At one point recently, I had Eminent Technology LFT 8's, Martin Logan E... 
Jazz like this? Suggestions
@plumptonvinyl  +1 for Passport... Nice one...!  
Dark Horse DAC
WOW...tough crowd with Alot of First World issues... Cograts @brauser on your purchase. I trust it will be all you hoped for...