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This forum is antiquated.
OP, can you suggest a couple forums which cover audio which have the kind of functionality you're looking for? I'm curious.Pretty much everyone. Most use either vbulletin or xenforo. Same goes for pics and lots of other things. Of course pics eat ... 
Mysterious Cartridges: forgotten Argent MC
Conrad-Johnson sold the Argent Diamond cartridge back then for IIRC $1200. No surprise as the cartridge designer was also cj’s Japanese distributor at the time. 
Charisma Audio Cartridges
https://positive-feedback.com/reviews/charisma-audio-mc-2-moving-coil-cartridge/https://positive-feedback.com/reviews/hardware-reviews/charisma-reference-two-moving-coil-cartridge-... 
PSA: Be Careful Dealing With Uptone Audio
https://www.whatsbestforum.com/threads/psa-be-careful-dealing-with-uptone-audio.29848/ 
High End Reproduction is back
Bill—AS is distributed in the US by Rutherford Audio. Alignment jigs, cartridges, arms, table and headshell. 
High End Reproduction is back
Scroll down five pictures from top. https://positive-feedback.com/show-reports/day-3-axpona-2018/  
A New Reel to Reel Tape Deck?
<< It's hard to imagine that it will be manufactured in either Germany or Switzerland at such a low entry price.  Maybe it will be built in China with a ReVox label? >>The deck will be made in Bratislava. 
A New Reel to Reel Tape Deck?
<< Also makes me wonder what it's gonna cost?  =)  Maybe this will inspire TEAC, SONY, Pioneer, AKAI,  etal. to return to manufacturing machines again.  Wouldn't that be wonderful? >>The Revox/Horch House deck will start at $5000. I... 
A New Reel to Reel Tape Deck?
https://youtu.be/nOdGYsNShqM 
interesting phenomena in the cutting room
Raul writes:Dear friends: IMHO D2D must be the only way to make LP recordings but this is more easy to tell than to do it for any LP manufacturer.I own several/many D2D recordings coming from diferent LP labels, including " modern " ones by Acoust... 
interesting phenomena in the cutting room
bdp24 writes: Right Myles, the comparison would be of not only the formats themselves, but of the playback gear as well. It was in the latter sense I was suggesting a recording be made available in the three formats. I believe it possible to prod... 
A New Reel to Reel Tape Deck?
For those complaining about the paucity of reel-to-reel tapes. Currently there are now 21 companies releasing reel-to-reel tapes. You can see a few of my reviews about the tapes on PF.http://avshowroomsforums.com/showthread.php?5-Companies-Current... 
interesting phenomena in the cutting room
BDP24 writes: Wouldn’t it be great to have the same recording available on all three formats---analog reel-to-reel, LP, and CD/SACD, produced with the care necessary to insure they sound as much alike as possible? One could then compare, for insta... 
I thought VPI stopped production of their direct drive table
Do you know that for a fact Don? I happen to know you are absolutely wrong. 
Michael Fremer's record cleaning process....
You're kidding right Jeff? That's proof of him cavorting with the dark side? (In fact, I think you are the first to ever accuse Mikey of that egregious crime!) That was a show report. Talk about taking things totally out of context and cherry pick...