BEST budget system. What is yours?

Here is mine:
NAD 3020 Integrated Amp (Completely restored, recapped and serviced to factory NEW specs)  $235
Onkyo C7030 CD Player  $199
Klipsch RB-61 II Speakers  $329
Blue Jeans Cables  $100

Total - $863

A lot of sound for less than a grand.  :)
Wadia 302 CD Player driving an Ayre V-5 directly. Speakers were Vandersteen Model 2's. AQ Balanced Cheetah between amp and CD. 2 seperate runs of AQ CV-6. ESP Essence PC on the Wadia.
My Garage/Workshop set up..................................................................

Adcom GTP400 PreAmp/Tuner(used)                                                 110.00
Adcom GFA535 Amplifier(use)                                                             140.00
Sony SCD‑CE595  SACD Changer(bought refurbed from Sony)         89.00
Pure I20 iPod Dock(bought new)                                                          100.00
iPod Classic(bought new)                                                                     100.00   
Adcom speaker selector (used)                                                              40.00      
2 pairs Dayton Audio B652-AIR 6-1/2" with AMT Tweeter(new)         120.00   
1 pair DIY 8" 2-ways                                                                            100.00
1 pair  Pyle PWRC82 8" weatherproof ceiling mounted (new)             90.00
Misc cables                                                                                            
Total                                                                                                       889.00
Vintage NAD 3020 $5
Vintage Rega Planet $50
Project Debut Carbon with 2m Red$60
Infinity 4000a Speakers $40
Morrow low end cables for about $100,Phono, speakers and 2 pairs of Rca cables.
Marantz 2220B $20
Technics SL-1700 with AT 14s cartridge $50
JVC XL-Z1050 $25
ADS L470 $50
2 pairs Older MAC AgQ sound pipes and WE 16gd speaker Cables for about$60.

Monitor Audio i-deck. Has an ipod interface built in, plus a line level input you can plug a CD player, phono stage, tuner, or cassette/reel-to-reel deck into.
Just put together a great budget system for my sons dorm

Technics  SA-80 Rx circa 1979 = traded for beer

Klipsch KG 1    $50

Logitech BluTooth RX to RCA convertor  $30

Apparently my son does not appreciate vintage 70's gear...... hes content with a Bluetooth speaker.....  

I put it in my workshop....sounds great , perfect for that duty