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Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
@geoffkait, I somehow fail to see the benefit of placing anything between points of contact such as graphene contact enhancer. In my simple mind a direct touch between contact points logically would provide the best contact. One would not place a ... 
Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
Ahh yes a new possibility,  never thought to give that a go. Wonder if it'll sound as good as it tastes.Have to wait till tomorrow as I already disposed of the bacon and the grease for today.I think I'll market the excess grease to audiophiles. I'... 
Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
With all due respect, Geoffkait do you ever sleep? Broke thru to the other side eons ago. Thankfully found my way back. Senseless tweaks are snakeoil designed to part the gullible from their available funds. A fool and his money..........! Now tha... 
Do I need a new amp?
Look at Rogue Audio Pharaoh,  tube front end, tube phono, HT bypass enough class D power to drive most if not all speakers. Great value IMO. A little above your price range but maybe can find used.I'm in no way associated with Rogue but do own thi... 
Audioquest question
Newer AQ IC are in configuration OP describes and I easily understand his issue. What I don't understand is the distance between plug ins. Never seen a component that had the left/right spread that far apart unless it was the main outputs to amp i... 
Help in hooking up a sub woofer.
As I see it you cannot use the subs with only RCA connection. In your case the only way to integrate a sub is thru the speaker terminals. A different kind of sub is needed. 
amp to buy?
+10 for replies suggesting integrated Pre especially for a budding audiophile with limited mobility. Enjoy the music.Pick your speaker and then build around them.Consider various options.Rogue's Hybrid (tube pre with class D amp) Pharaoh is a wort... 
Step up from Nakamichi 582 tape deck?
Have it delivered to me, I'll sign for it in your name :) 
Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
@geoffkait & the carpaithian, sweet, so glad Y'all play so nicely. It don't get better than that.Now get back on subject. 
Question For My Electrical Expert Friends
Pigtail the original outlet, solid splice connection from original Romex to added Romex. 
Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
Gotta love Geoff, a most unusual character, loved by few and despised by many. 
Most useful tweaks that are sensible and really make a noticeable improvement
Nice comments and suggestions, in particular the suggestion of dynamat on baskets. I had forgotten that one. I'd think it would also be useful on equipment covers (inside) I did the dynamat on a set of speakers I rebuild and there was in fact an i... 
Solar storm 6-12 and 13
I'm shielding everything with aluminum foil. Redirects solar energy 
Should I keep the Turntable or sell it?
Wow, just how fast can a simple question deteriorate? Both DD and Belt drive have their good and mediocre sides. If you want DD go get the one you can afford if your a disc jock if not put your money where your ears tell you to put it. Belt drives... 
What the...have I just done ? Please explain...
Sticking tape? Sounds more like a crappy contact issue.