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What cartridge to use on the VPI Scoutmaster?
My dealer suggested the sumiko black widow. Very happy with it. 
Need Help with Cable/Interconnect Recommendations
Thanks for the input so far. What about purchasing used? Does that make sense and do most people try that route. I am just not sure of what bang for buck I am going to receive by getting better speaker connections or interconnects. Based on my gea... 
Recommend a good DVD Player for McIntosh HT System
How about the McIntosh 861? Plays DVD, SACD, and DVD A.