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Herron VTPH 2--what cables are you using?
Mkiser, the Zephyr is a great cartridge. The Paua adds a lower noise floor, and more resolution and refinement. I love them both, but the Paua is better. Hope this helps. And Keith upgraded my VTPH2 as well; I think most of the work was on the pow... 
Terrastone platform and footers from Dan Sherbrook at Edensound. Great products at fair prices. Very effective. And, he’s a really good guy. I have no business connection; just a very happy customer. 
What music or equipment gifts did you get for Christmas this year?
 My awesome girlfriend got me a Norah Jones LP and… Two tickets to the AXPONA show!  I have never been to a hi-fi show before so this is quite exciting.  
Transfiguration cartridges. What tube phono stages would you use them with ?
Proteus with Herron VTPH2A. Love it!!! 
Herron Audio VTPH-2A Question
I have the Herron VTPH-2A. Have not listened to the Manley. But the Herron is fantastic, as is the service provided by Keith. I doubt I will ever change phono stages. Very truthful presentation--sounds like music! 
CABLE SUGGESTIONS NEEDED - ARC Ref5se - ARC Ref 250se - Wilson Sasha 1
Transparent! Reference MM2 level or better. I have similar gear to you. Can't beat the combination of great product, great customer support, and excellent trade in/up program. 
Tube Phono with Tube Integrated Amp?
I have a Herron VTPH2A paired with my Musical Fidelity NuVista 800 hybrid integrated, and the sound is sublime.  
Isolation footers for amps
I recommend Terracone or Terrastone footers (and platforms) from EdenSound. Dan Sherbrook is great and will fix you up. Very effective product at a reasonable price. I have no affiliation, but I have bought a LOT of his stuff and am very happy wit... 
Help choosing integrated
Jjue,for analog source I have a heavily modified VPI scoutmaster turntable with three different cartridges  and arms. I have a Herron VTPH 2A phono stage. On the digital side I use the Nu Vista CD player which is a companion piece to the Nu Vista ... 
Help choosing integrated
I am sorry that I don't have personal experience with the amplifiers on your shortlist. However I would add the musical Fidelity Nu Vista 800, with which I do have personal experience.  It sounds excellent,  has plenty of power, has outstanding bu... 
What CD player/transport has the most stable mechanism?
Musical Fidelity NuVista CD (new one)--a tank. And beautiful sound. 
Best divorce album?
Blood on the tracks, Sea change 
recommendations of phono preamps
A used Herron VTPH2 may be in your price range. Great phono stage. 
Same song different artist. Which ones do you love? LP
Drive all Night by Springsteen is such a raw, emotional, genuine song. Always speaks to me. 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
The Delines: Colfax