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Thorens PSU124
The center knob on the speed selector is how you fine tune the speed. Just pull up an owners manual online and it's all explained there. Now if your saying that you've run out of adjustment before the speed is correct, do a search for td-124 eddy ... 
Power cords: does length matter?
That's what she says...  
Morrow Audio Speaker Cables
I had a pair of the their SP-4 speaker cables and they were very nice sounding. The cost to value ration is very good. They have an old version vs the new  version in which they they pretty much doubled the wire count. Depending on how well your s... 
Audiophilism is a hobby
"Great music is of course a vital part of the experience, but with all the manipulations we do with our systems, we  are fascinated by the idea of sound in itself as a hobby." Unless you sitting in front of a live performance without any amplific... 
Moody Blues founder Mike Pinder passed away today at 82
RIP Mike. Although Justin Hayward and John Lodge weren't original members, they are who I think of when you say Moody Blues... Moody Blues came along in a unique time for their music and the era just wouldn't have been the same without them "Go ... 
Looking for advise and recommendations on a nice record cleaner.
Have you been cleaning your records? I would suggest first you find an album you know well, which doesn't sound the the way it use to. Then find someone (record store maybe?) who offers ultrasonic cleaning, get the record cleaned and then listen t... 
Long run XLR cables
Another vote for Mogami gold. It's a fantastic baseline to test other cables to. Mogami also has a non-DIY Platinum version which is a couple gauge larger + higher end connectors  
Am I right for this forum?
OP, of course you belong here. Room would be pretty damn boring if it only had one kind of person in it  
Technics 1500 US needs repair
Beautiful reel. I use to have a 1506. The only thing I can offer you is to check out Tapeheads.net forum. If anyone were to know something, it would be them.  
Help with XLR ICs.
Inakustik in Germany has fabulous cables. Their TOTL XLR 1m cable goes for around 2K. They have a try before you buy program, but I'm not sure if they'll extend that to the States. Wouldn't hurt to check...  
Turntable prices. Is my mind going?
Your mind isn't going - THEIR minds are going...  
A listening test of two power amps
I would venture to say few here have the desire to dive into the minutiae the way you seem to enjoy.  So which amp sounds better to you? Don't over analyze it...  
Are You a Swifty?
She's done the best one can do with a mediocre voice...    
Nakamichi ZX-9 Azimuth Adjustment Wire
Check out the tapehead.net forum. It has a wealth of info on cassette and RTR players  
Questions Regarding Installing a Wheaton Triplanar On A SOTA Cosmos
Just looked at my Tri-Planar. If you had enough slack in the tone arm wires where it comes out of the arm tube, you could use a spacer to elevate the tone arm wire retention screw so the wires clear the well the tonearm sits in.