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Delete "Cable Snake Oil Anecdote" Thread!
Don't feed the trolls.  ;^) 
too bad Audiogon seems to have morphed to fussy, picky buyers
No, the market favors the buyer, and the last 4-5 years this has developed into a big time buyer’s market.Good luck putting demands on a buyer returning an item. Unless you got them to pay with a check or money order, they are in control. PayPal w... 
too bad Audiogon seems to have morphed to fussy, picky buyers
@stereo5 , what a difference 6 weeks can make, huh Bob?Here is a post of yours about the joys of selling in early March, on a thread about the cost of advertising on Audiogon:03-04-2018 4:55pmI posted 4 for sale ads yesterday here on Audiogon. A... 
Thoughts on the most difficult instruments for speakers to reproduce?
I would say piano for all of audio, but violins specifically for digital audio, especially massed strings. 
Doh! Modding vs. Selling
I would never modify anything I owned, as it will ruin the resale value.I've even found that the work of professional modifiers only gets back about 20-30% on the dollar. Any non-professional DIY work normally decreases the value from a stock unit... 
Speaker Cable Upgrade... Advice Please
Here's a crazy question... Might a power cable have more effect on the brightness than the speaker cables? Absolutely, not a crazy question at all.Look for a used K-S Emotion cord.Of course, it is possible that Wilson/ Devialet simply do not m... 
Speaker Cable Upgrade... Advice Please
What other speaker cables are also warm and laid back? From my experiences, older Cardas cables are warmer sounding. Cardas Golden or Golden Reference may work.Other manufacturers who may help take the edge off:Purist AudioKubala SosnaJena Labs... 
Magico A3
Congrats, and good luck Neal! Yes, I have been looking at the A3's since their press release in December 2017. Though I have not heard them yet, they do look very promising. Bringing Magico technology into the sub $10K range is certainly worth con... 
HFC MC-.05 Magnetic Wave Guide
No need to apologize. I was simply pointing out that you would find much more information online if you put the correct model name in your search.As @droleg points out, many manufacturers are tough to reach around audio shows. Their schedules are ... 
HFC MC-.05 Magnetic Wave Guide
HFC MC-.05 *Note: HFC MC-0.5, NOT MC-.05.If you search the proper model number, you will find a LOT of information in the Audiogon forums.I own 6 of them, and they do make a very large difference. At this point in time, they are all sitting on ... 
Totem Speaker Wiring
I have tried many configurations over the years, bi-wiring and single wiring. In many cases the best method is up to the individual user, and I have found in some cases bi-wiring works better, but many times a higher quality single wire run with m... 
Trouble in Fleetwood Mac.......
I had no idea Fleetwood Mac was still touring??!!I saw them on the Tusk tour in '79, very disappointing, IMHO. 
NAD 1600 Receiver
@trelja , Ha! Joe, we seemed to have followed similar paths.I also stumbled upon high-end audio in the late 80's (1987?).I bought the NAD 7600 as my ultimate receiver (and my last).I moved to separates in to early 90's. I bought mine from Bryn Maw... 
A passing of a valued Audiogon member ID "Ferrari"
Hello Bob,Thank you for sharing this very sad news. I've admired many of ferrari's reviews over the years. They were VERY well written, professional quality for sure. A true music lover.I am sadden by this great loss to the audiophile community.My... 
What do you guys think? Love it or hate it? Weird? Cool?
I wonder what his inspiration for the tall speakers was??? Haha! Marilyn Monroe?