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Responses from clearthink

Phono cartridge grading
mijostyn"equipment reviewers are equipment whores."Prejudice. Discrimination. Hate disguised as reason. 
The Science of Cables
geoffkait"Can we please have a little consensus here? What’s the hold up?"I am pleased to respond but I ask you’re indulgence for my response. I have been threatened within the Audiogon messaging system (I have reported this to the Audiogon author... 
The Science of Cables
Audioquest is not a bad, inferior, or incompetent cable but it is not an exceptional, high performance, high end cable either. For proof of this simple, basic, verifiable fact just take a look at how many different cables this company designs, man... 
This Schitt is totally refreshing in the world of high end audio!
tomcarr"I am a Christian and love my Schiit Freya."That is wonderful does Jesus provide your warrantee or is one not needed because he will properly bless it so that it does not require repair, service or maintenance? 
Manufacturers pushing their products and agenda in the forums.
gregmWasn’t there a rule that non-hobbyists (manufacturers & dealers) had to disclose their profession on each post?A thorough, careful, and complete review of this cite's terms of use indicates no such need, necessity, or requirement and ne... 
I wan't the best in this price range
I think you will need to listen, evaluate, and decide for yourself no one here can tell you what you will prefer in your Music Reproduction System. 
I'd like to upgrade my speaker wire
rbstehno"-you need to buy jim smiths book on how to get better sound. Jim states to never put your gear in the middle between the speakers, put your gear on the side"It's just a book no one single person or entity can prescribe the proper setup,... 
Manufacturers pushing their products and agenda in the forums.
cleeds why don't you come out from behind you're keyboard and reveal your interest, associations, and alliances within the audio community that lead you to these nonsensical, meaningless, illogical positions, arguments, and beliefs or do you prefe... 
Manufacturers pushing their products and agenda in the forums.
viridian "Manufacturers now post into the forums dogmatically espousing their myopic view of the hobby, shamelessly pimping their own products and view of the audio world and, even more disturbingly, running down opposing brands.IMHO, it may b... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
rauliruegas"Did you mounted and tested that NOS stylus replacement?,"What would be the purpose, advantage, or benefit from mounting, installing, and aligning a cartridge that is obviously damaged, defective, and broken that does not make any sense. 
Reel to reel
orpheus10"Reel to reel is ultimate audio, this is unequivocal fact"It is an "unequivocal fact" for those who enjoy the euphonic noise, distortion, and unlinearity inherent in the use of analog tape no matter the deck and tape formulation there i... 
Power - where to start? Mains, chords, conditioner, filter?
There is no purpose, advantage, or benefit from adding potentially expensive, elaborate, or intrusive "upgrades" to your power delivery system if you do not first examine, study, and measure you're current service what is the voltage what is the p... 
Blind Testing is Dead - Long live My Wallet testing.
cd318"if these esteemed reviewers with all of their years and years of listening and critically evaluating equipment cannot reach a clear evaluation through blind testing then we are forced to conclude that either the differences are so sublimin... 
Digital, Low Mass, ClassD, Less expensive, Let it happen!
michaelgreenaudio "It looks like there might be more threads on Class D around the web now than other Classes."That may be because Class D has developed a cult like following of those consumed with religious fervor who seek to advance, promote, ... 
Blind Testing is Dead - Long live My Wallet testing.
millercarbon"Components should have stickers like wine: 92 points- rich, fully developed acoustic space, strong wood notes but not too brassy"Those who are knowledgeable, educated, and experienced do not need others to tell them how equipment so...