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VPI Classic setup tools
tablejockey, you took the words right out of my mouth.I owned a Classic 30th Anniversary for more than a dozen years (and fully pimped up during its later years), and now a Classic 3. 
Jazz for aficionados
mary_jo, I can smell myself being grilled already .. lolThanks for the warm welcome! 
Jazz for aficionados
Thanks rok2id! 
Jazz for aficionados
All excellent choices, guys!Aside from those well known tunes, here is my list of somewhat off-the-beaten-path choices:I am not sure if they are available on CDs since I only have them on LPs.George Arvanitas -- 3AMRay Brown -- Moonlight SerenadeJ... 
VPI Turntable Motor Pop - Did I Damage My Analog System?
malatu , The pop could damage any downstream component, but I doubt that you've such problem yet.The value of the stock suppressing capacitor across the switch is too low for your system. The stock capacitor is .001 uF which works fine with most t... 
warm sounding high end speakers
Wharfedale's always sound warm to me. Perhaps not high-end enough for you though.Ditto. I love my Lintons. They replaced my Focal Micro Utopias and never looked back. 
How much will you pay for an exotic cartridge....
chakster, So what? Someone asked and i mentioned the biggest grey market dealer who sell some cartridges with fake serial numbers, he replaced them on ZYX cartridges, these cartridges are very expensive and exotic. So you automatically assume i... 
How much will you pay for an exotic cartridge....
@ chakster 2juki is the biggest grey market dealer on ebay, he’s from Hong Kong.You don’t know this ? I know 2juki, but the OP never mentioned such seller in his posts. 
How much will you pay for an exotic cartridge....
chakster, I am just curious, how do you know the grey market sellers are Chinese? 
Wharfedale Linton Heritage 85th Anniversary
tonyenders, needless to say you ultimately chose the Linton.I used to own a pair of C7ES3 and I am on the verge of get a pair of Linton.Would you care to elaborate as why/how you reached such decision?It'd help me greatly. 
VPI Uni-Pivit Tone Arms
almandog,I don't think replacing tonearm with a 3D arm or adding dual-pivot is your answer because none of these get to the root of your problem.The cause for the ear (it is called the azimuth weight, BTW) to tilt to one side could be many:1. The ... 
VPI Cuing arm falling too fast
These threads should provide some insight: http://vpiforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=7690 http://vpiforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=10823  
Wharfedale Linton Heritage 85th Anniversary
FYI, here is a recent in-depth review by Stereophile:https://www.stereophile.com/content/wharfedale-linton-heritage-loudspeaker  
Wharfedale Linton 85TH Anniversary Speakers
alain465, I appreciate you feedback.That sounds very promising!I'd like to hear more on how its comparison with the other speakers you mentioned once it's fully broken in.Once again, thank you! 
Wharfedale Linton 85TH Anniversary Speakers
alain4654, much appreciate our response.It'd be wonderful if you could provide more detailed feedback on your impressions of the Linton.How about a mini-review?