Responses from best-groove

Direct Drive
  I have to wonder why this table would be as expensive as it is?   simple .... because it is not a big company like Japanese factory were (Sony, Technics, Yamaha, Jvc etc.etc.) to design a DD engine costs a lot in research and development; f... 
Direct Drive
and a Clearaudio Concept which was boring as hell.   what did Clearaudio have to define it as "boring"?  
Sourcing a top of the line Jvc mm
This is the most curious statement you ever made.    Why?  
Talking about service!
I feared the worst reading 3ad.  
MoFi controversy
The only thing that bothers me is the lie by omission. I prefer forthright behavior. Exactly! The final buyer must be informed of what he is buying, without omissions.  
MoFi controversy
Good luck finding any vinyl (from the last 10? 15? years) that wasn't pressed from an original digital master. I'm sure someone, somewhere, is still using tape but they would be the rare exception proving the rule.   several prints of the tona... 
MoFi controversy
if they come from digital masters (and no wonder) I don't think it is necessary to spend a lot of money on vinyls with those characteristics but I buy the cd or sacd and save. I believe that Mofi with this revelation / non-revelation whipped herse... 
Are You Happy With Your Phono Preamp?
@chilli42 spend now on software if you feel satisfied, looking for certainties of your doubts among the members of a forum is never a wise idea.  
Phono stage options - balanced with XLR both input and output...
Aqvox phono 2Ci balanced in-out    
Micro-Seiki RX-5000 platter question
You can slip some string under the platter to lift it off - use two pieces either side of the spindle. better 4 pieces of string to form a square  
Top 10 vintage cassette decks
 Anyone wants this ?  Auff  
Introducing Myself
What is your record cleaning regimen?
@edcyn A mighty ’wooossshhh’ ..... ah ah ah true, inside there is a noisy vacuum cleaner motor; my machines are both manual for this reason I think nothing has ever broken. The fewer automatisms there are, the less likely it is that something w... 
What is your record cleaning regimen?
I've been using a Nitty Gritty for 40 years; some time ago I got an identical new one on a special offer thinking that sooner or later the old record washer would leave me but I never used it because everything still works perfectly never a proble... 
Michael Fremer leaves Analog Planet
I’m not sure who I can trust anymore..... don't cryyy.... just trust your ears, you don’t need heroes, gurus and Hamelin pied piper to entrust your dreams to in this hobby