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One turntable with two arms, or two turntables with one each - which would you prefer?
  "With a suspended deck its really not possible to run two arms on it."   Actually it is.  Many of us run two arms on our Michell Gyro and Orbe SE's...   "Very difficult to work with,"   I find Panzerholz very easy to work with. Shar... 
Why don't we tire of music?
A book your reading someone elses story with effort through purposeful information and back story imbedded. It consumes greater time and like life has longer periods of less excitement. Music is easily transformative to sharing that emotion and o... 
Tubes and GAIN on Cary Rom-808
The first iteration used 6922. The R second series uses 12 series tubes . I still have my Rocket 88R and love that amp paired with an SLP 98 P. Such a great sounding good value they are. From the manual... "Bias levels will change with time of da... 
Advice for mounting a TT shelf on a wall
A load bearing 'outer wall'. Preferably with no doors opening and shutting into a door frame or stairs attached to that wall. Hit both studs dead center and If your handy enough open a horizontal slot between both studs and brace the two st... 
What are we objectivists missing?
What are objectivists missing.... The point.  
Re-tipped stylus vs original manufacturer
I have only had a couple retipped cartridges myself. One bought already retipped with about 50 hrs on it that I had owned the model previously. Also one I had retipped myself. Both sounded very good and very similar to the originals but with a ve... 
Di I really need to clean my LP's?
There is a very wide gap of reality and perception on what is clean and what your vision perceives as clean. Cleaner records and clean styli simply are inarguabley less retarded in playing the grooves without obstacles. They play quieter . There i... 
Favorite religious song
ZZ Top...Jesus just left Chicago. Johnny Cash... Gods gonna cut you down. Not religious myself either but when a child and my Mother put Mahalia Jackson on the console with the old Garrod in it and cranked it ... Her voice made the hair on my n... 
What's with all the new colored vinyl?
@aewarren   I also have a dozen or so "clear" vinyl records. I believe the process is not simply removing the carbon black but requires a replacement compound to obtain that clarity. The translucency is quite often a telling of the quality of th... 
What's with all the new colored vinyl?
Other than the clarity vinyl that is a translucent milky white, all vinyl is colored, all. If the vinyl used is high quality (virgin) and the quality control is high its all relative. Not to dismiss that in some instances it has been used as shi... 
SME is selling tonearms again!
I would take one of Jeff's Audiomods series six arms at less than half the cheapest SME arm listed above, all day ... any day. Especially an arm that can play right along side the SME series IV and V arms . I personally can't  justify the pricing ... 
King Crimson
  Pure...  
Could this be true, or am I getting the run around.?
Static can on certain tables switch the speed on some tables supplied with a speed switch (circuit) to inadvertently change to either 33 or 45. Michell had one  power supply with a speed switch not just a belt / pulley to change speeds. Saw it on... 
Headstone
(@ 2:44 am) F*** the Police  
Headstone
Whiskey Bottles , And brand new cars, Oak tree your in my way...