Try audioconnection in Verona. They have one of the biggest analogue choices in Tri-State. If they can't provide you wanted luxury, I wouldn't even know who can.
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Avs9, I tried contacting you privately but was not able to. I won't have time for the next few weeks, but if come April or so you still have not been able to do so, contact me and I would be glad to try and find some time to demonstrate my vinyl rig using the AudioNote silver wire that I am currently using as well as Cardas and Discovery copper wires. I have wire harnesses of each that are relatively easy to change.
Lew, yes that's what I use. Fantastic wire; I can't say enough good things about it. A real PITA to work with, but worth the effort. I use one continuous run on a Eminent Technology 2 arm, from cartridge clips to phono preamp. I will be surprised if you don't like it. Not a lush sounding wire, but very refined sounding, with great speed, and not bright or zippy in the least (in my system).
BTW, Lew. Re soldering this wire. A good technique for soldering these incredibly thin wires is to first rub a little flux (best, but not essential) on the ends, and then to hold a bead of molten solder on the tip of the iron. Then, with your other hand run the end of the wire through the solder a couple of times. I found that this works much better than a solder pot. Please let us know how you like the wire.
Frogman, yes with personal emails now sort of not working (at least for me) it is not that easy to get in touch with someone. But whenever you have time it is 9143099091 my cell, would appreciate.
For now I decided to go with copper in my old Sumiko MDC800, I am also getting RS-212D that also has copper wire in it be default. This was part of a reason I decided to stick with copper for now, my thinking was the cost between copper and silver would not be that substantial relative to the overall cost of the arm in those costing 2 K and more. So if Ortofon/Origin Live so chooses to put copper in its flagman - they should have a reason. Hopefully copper doesn't make Rachmaninoff sound like Shostakovich (just kidding)