Responses from hifi28

question about an eBay seller
I saw those ads before from the same seller you are taking about, not just hifi gears, collector wathces too. A day later, all the ads got deleted. 
Budget 15' interconnect recommendation
@goef3 I only have 1 egress window and I am placing the amp just behind the speaker so at least two feet from the window. Besides, the table is not only for the amps, also cdp, turntable, phono amp, dac, HT receiver, blue ray player etc... I did t... 
Budget 15' interconnect recommendation
@geof3 The new room has a egress window behind the speakers so I can't put the amp table there. So I am putting the amp on a floor rack between the speakers and everything else on a side wall next to my listening chair.@ghdprentice¬†Thanks, I will ... 
Budget 15' interconnect recommendation
How is the Mogami 2549 sound to you and how long did you make it to be? 
Budget 15' interconnect recommendation
I believe all four cables I listed are shielded cables. If I am wrong about this or one is better or worse than others, please let me know. 
Budget 15' interconnect recommendation
RCA on both ends 
Biggest "bang for the buck" audio gear you have owned(in your history)?
Spica TC-50. 
Budget Phono preAmp
@birdfan Comparing the Schiit and the Lounge LCR which one you prefer and why? 
Does listening to music increase your IQ?
I have read that learning to play music instruments help kid's intelligence development. It stimulates brain activity while reading, processing the score, and controling other body part movement (eyes, hands, feet, mouth etc...) at the same time i... 
Manufacturers past their heyday
Sota or Technics
OP, glad you found the Mo Fi Ultradeck which is in my very short list. Did you get the Master Track or the Ultra Track with it? 
What is the #1 equipment want currently on your HiFi horizon???
Refinishing my basement right now. Once it is done, a new turntable for sure. Also got an Oppo 105 and can't wait to try it out. 
Any good high end shops in Indianapolis?
Gary is only half an hour from Chciago downtown, Indy is at least 2 and a half hours away. Also, I think she has more options in Chicago to visit. Besides, the two places already mentioned above, there is Superior Audio Systems, Pro Musica, Decibe... 
Sota or Technics
I was looking into getting a new TT as well with a budget similar to OP. But I am waiting to refinish the basement before making the final decision. I narrow it down to the Marantz TT-15S1 or the MoFi UltraDeck both come with a good MM cart and ha... 
How to go about collecting Classical Music
Three most famous US based world class conductors, Sir Georg Solti and Fritz Reiner, both headed the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also, Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops. A lot of audiophile 50s-80s classical LP/CD pressings were conducted by them....