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Am I too big of a jerk,even for audiogon?
@isochronism , be careful........my post got deleted.  Big brother is watching....everywhere. 
Frustrated McIntosh Owner
McIntosh was closed for a couple months at the beginning of the COVID virus.  Their factory is running at less than half capacity due to the mandatory social distancing in NY.  I would call McIntosh directly and ask for a ballpark time frame.  The... 
Am I too big of a jerk,even for audiogon?
Erik, I really think you are a very knowledgeable and a decent human being. What I find with you and myself included is that you get really testy when someone doesn’t appreciate your point of view. Case in point, I hate all Class D amplifiers and ... 
Vpi 3d Tonearm - Counterweight fitment
Had that exact problem with my Prime.   Finally admitted defeat and bought a different turntable.  
GoldenEar Triton 1 vs. Triton 1R
I had Triton Ones and upgraded to the Triton Reference. The Triton Ones reside in my secondary system now. I have not heard the Triton One R in my room but did at the dealer in which I will comment at the end. With the References, you get much mor... 
Is a captured good tonearm cable better than a high quality one DIN connection?
@millercarbon,I like cables that weren’t captured.  
The RCA Living Stereo SACD’s are quite special.  
Whats playing on your system today?
The MC5, "Back In The USA"   VinylThe MC5, "Kick Out The Jams"    Vinyl 
I’m looking to upgrade my Magnum Dynalab MD106T???
McIntosh MR87 or MR88.  
anyone else having log in issues ?
I have had problems off and on since the site came back up with staying logged in.  You aren’t the only one.  
Whats playing on your system today?
Alison Krause & Union Station, “New Favorites”  SACDMiles Davis, “Kind Of Blue”   MFSL SACD 
Upgrading 18 years old Audio Research CD3
In the 6 to 10K price range, I would look for a gently used Esoteric or DCS player. 
Charging A Fee To Demo An Amplifier In A Brick & Mortar Store
One thing to consider, with 800 hours on the tubes, its going to cost a few grand to retube the units if you buy them from ARC.   I think why they have been sitting for so long is huge the price to retube them when it is needed.  It is a BIG expen... 
All New Magico A5 Loudspeakers // Biggest "BANG" For Your BUCK On The Market ?!
I sense such anger in these posts about the A5, why? 
Charging A Fee To Demo An Amplifier In A Brick & Mortar Store
That dealer has been trying to unload those mono locks for over a year now.  I would run away as fast as I could.