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How long can I expect tubes to last on a preamp or MW CD player?
Yeah, no need to leave on 24/7. Replace after 5000 hours. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@tomic601 I don't even own DSOTM. Too many nights at parties back then when TGGITS seemed to last hours. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Big Jay McNeely ‎– Deacon Rides Again [1951] (Imperial 1983)Historic!  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends ‎– A Porter's Love Song 1945-1947 (Jukebox Lil 1985 mono) 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@slaw There's reasons I don't play Steely D. Over-production is one. So yeah but it sounded good. The Ella 1959 mono blows it away. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@tomic601 See my thread on bulk foil Croft upgrade. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Ella Fitzgerald  - Sings The Gershwin Song Book Vol. 1 (Verve 1959 mono) 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Aja - Steely Dan (ABC 1977)Despite this being popular with everyone,  I haven't played this in over 30 years. SQ solid.  
High Compliance Cart on Heavier Arm
I have a rule. If it sounds great and tracks well, it is fine. 
Possibly blown tweeter?
Are you sure it's not your hearing? Compression can introduce harmonic distortions that can cause ear resonances. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@tomic601 Glad to hear Croft is up. Bulk Foils! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
+1    The Innocence Mission / Befriended  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Good luck with the Croft. Mine is on fire!! 
Mono Cartridge
Here you go: https://www.amazon.com/Ortofon-2M-Moving-Magnet-Cartridge/dp/B008BOZR2I Well received by one of our esteemed listeners. 
Deck selection 2 ~ 3k
Here’s some upgrade/tweak info on the 1200GR whereby you can improve it without having to replace it should you wish. https://ammonite-audio.co.uk/is-it-worth-upgrading-the-new-technics-sl-1200gr-turntable/NOTE below should be VM760SLC (LC line co...