Responses from stringreen

How to match preamp and power amp?
Buy both from the same manufacturer  
Preamps can color sound considerably. Surprising?
get all the components from the same manufacturer....they'll work well together  
VPI VTA Base question
,,just a silly question.....are you sure you have the pivot spike on the proper pivot.   I know If not careful, I can move my arm to another spot.   The correct spot has a metal insert and properly set up will allow the arm to tilt (azimuth) easily  
Listening after your entire system was powered off cold for a week+
My system is discernibly better after a week fully powered, even though the off switch powers down the amp  
Technics SU-G700 and Acoustats ?
I had Acoutstats.....they caught fire.....glad I was home   
Integrated amp for Sonus Faber olympica nova 1
separates are better.  
Bragging rights.....
Separates are always better  
Anyone using 2 preamps in their rig?
Why oh Why would there be a desire for 2  
Neotech cables
I made my own power cords using Neotech cable and the top Furutech plugs.   Excellent  
Early SOTA vs New Something: Conundrum
I had an early SOTA... the springs sagged...a maintenance item  
SME 3009 S2 Improved Tonearm problem...possibly
I had an SME V. which sounded much better with no damper  
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
I built my own power cables but didn't know of this video...and therefore didn't separate the cable as shown.....difficult to get it all neatly into the plug, but I did.....I really like the sound. I found that the plugs (I used the top Furuitech)... 
Why not?
Ayre cables are Cardas.....when I got all my Ayre stuff, I got their cables as well which didn't work for me.  
Widow here: I have a REGA-related question
I wouldn't suspect there would be much different if they can be attached.    
What speakers have you mistakenly let go and then later repurchased?
Thiel CS something or other, but really good