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HumminBird ultrasonic cleaner and other options to distilled water
I have been down that road of using laboratory grade water, reverse osmosis water and distilled water. I found no advantages to using lab or reverse osmosis water. I keep coming back to using distilled water. It's cheap and easy to find and works ... 
What are the current useless terms in this "audio world"
Better Records......"tubey sound" 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Here we go again, another attack, now I am a thief. I am stealing a term used in the recording industry, to describe the sound of some of my albums, that has been around before Better Records even existed. We are down to this now. That's your argu... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Once again millercarbon you attack me like I am some scared little kid in the school yard. You think that you and only you have your finger on the pulse of everything in this forum. Only you possess the knowledge that can lead us to the promised l... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
@maroneofferringI think that there is a little confusion about what I am stating. I have many hot stampers in my record collection. Some are original pressings and others are remasters. I was curious as to what Better Records classified sound wise... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
No, I use this record as a reference talking and listening point when people ask about better records hot stampers. They can hear for themselves whether there is an audible difference between the albums. So far no one has disagreed with my assessm... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
I have purchased a Super Hot Stamper, "Breakfast in America". Paid $199 for it. The record was rated A++ for both sides. I played it and compared it to an original copy that I own and did not hear that much of a difference. I do not think it was w... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
As I stated way back in the beginning of this thread, you already own hot stampers. Clean your records to remove everything that is in the groove of the record. Next and this is the most important step, demagnetize the record. That is the secret. ... 
Shanling SCD-T200 not reading discs
I owned a T-200 that had the same problem. The laser mechanism is bad and needs to be replaced.  
Is my anti-skating too strong.
I would suggest that everyone view these links. There are many posts in this thread that are not true. This will clear up many misunderstandings.https://www.wallyanalog.com/post/skating-force-offset-angle-part-1-of-2Also read about the basics of a... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Let me share a little secret with you, you probably already own white hot stampers in your collection. Do you truly believe that out of the hundreds of thousands of records that are pressed of a title, that only a handful are of these magical soun... 
Distilled water rinse after ultrasonic cleaning
I can't believe this is even a question. You have a record spinning is a tepid pool of it's own filth and then gets air dry by a fan and people are wondering if they should rinse the record with clean distilled water. Really, I mean you really can... 
Wally Wally Wally
@lewm I read your post above and I disagree with you, most people here do not agree with my sentiments. Many people here think investing in tools and equipment for setup is a waste of money. Downloading a pdf of a protractor and print if out on a ... 
Wally Wally Wally
A few questions, how do you know that your tonearm geometry and mounting is spot on without the use of tools? How do you know the native stylus rake angle of your cartridge without the use of tools? Can't judge that by eye or ear. How do you know ... 
Wally Wally Wally
WAM Engineering is a newly formed company, a partnership between the late Wally Malewicz's son Andrzej, himself a mechanical engineer and Wally's former production assistant J.R. Boisclair.