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Anyone know of an independent tech out there with experience in Bryston amplifier?
Bryston!  
Have you ever been turned off by an Arrogant Dealer? Thoughts
Most of these jerks are closed. Agree Lyric in NYC hit a new low.  
A decent integrated amp under 2K ...
go  used. the field enlarges  
Turntable and cartridge setup known for a marvelous bottom end.
Get a good rim drive like Garrard or modded lrnco  
Have you ever been turned off by an Arrogant Dealer? Thoughts
Lyric R.I.P.  
Hardy cartridge
The disaster actually has nothing to do with cuing...it occurs with stylus cleaning, using all of the generally approved methods such as blutac, gel, camelhair or carbon fibre stylus brushbrush (back to front), ultasonic stylus cleaner...tried the... 
Hardy cartridge
"re-evaluate" easier said than done 
Logical cartridge upgrade for a long time Shure M44-7 user
Being a klutz, I keep destroying the stylus on my ADC XLM II. It is in a low mass Magnepan Utratrac in my 'B' system.Thinking about all the abuse DJs give their styli. Is there anything rugged but decent sounding of highish compliance I might wa... 
DAC That Punches Above Its Price Point
Anything by Topping 
Linn Sondek- Origin Live upgrades anyone?
Buying into Linn is buying into  upgrades forever. Audiophilia nervosa. It never stops. Get off the merry-go-round 
I have a good SUT. Need MM Phono Pre for DL103R
Phonomena 
100W+ solid-state amps known for beautiful mids
What is wrong with the Pass you now have? 
Rank the top reference DACs you've heard
Has anyone here actually heard the Topping line? Silly cheap 
Audio Engineering Society and cables
Hearing a difference is not always an improvement, and there is little correlation between improvement and price. 
Bin dug noisy records. Does it diminish your enjoyment?
ultrasonic cleaning frequently resolves the problem