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Upgrading Turntables. Stick with Rega?
Using the best source available-your P2-It wouldn't hurt to bump up the level of cart and phono stage. They can be used on a more substantial table upgrade, perhaps after you assess the entire system later.The sonic improvement may offer more valu... 
Recommend Sony Amp Repair In Los Angeles
In LAhttp://www.georgemeyer-av.comI believe there may be mixed reviews from years old threads. My personal experience with them with an amp repair was great. Friendly, fast turnaround. It was a warranty issue, so can't comment on rates. 
Should I stay with analog or abandon it?
"I think the OP should be collecting a fee from responders, for all the catharsis to be found in this thread."This thread was guaranteed to unravel by 10 posts or  so.The OP is not engaged and predictably..... 
Should I stay with analog or abandon it?
"To those who gave away all those clean , properly handled and hardly played albums in the 80's and early 90's from the 60's and 70's for a song , (and for many to regret it) ..... Thanks!!!!! "Here, here..well said has2be.Addendum to above quote:... 
Should I stay with analog or abandon it?
"I think analog is more of a hobby and way of life than anything else.....unless one have $50k to spend for top notch machines and have them set up by Mike Framer :) I mean, come on - you need a microscope to set azimuth and rake angle for differe... 
Should I stay with analog or abandon it?
Playing records isn't for you, if you have to seek advice whether to keep it or not on a forum.Sounds like an advanced digital storage/playback setup and CD player is in your future.Someone will chime in with solid recommendations.I'm outdated-lis... 
Disappointment with Pro-Ject...
"I've tried every trick I've seen on every forum and nothing has remedied the issue."Does that include using the $2.00 home depot ground lift adaptor plug?  
Tired subject...Steely Dan original pressings
thanks for the info Andrew9405My  neighborhood record store(yes, I actually have one) has a well informed employee who always gives me a "stamper" alert if something new and interesting comes in.CBAT was the latest, so I went for it.  Glad I did. ... 
Table upgrade: SOTA Comet? or ?
After a near 30 hiatus, my reentry was a Rega RP1. It was fine for what it was, to play my beloved records I just couldn’t part with when CD’s were the new kid on the block.I don’t know anything about the Comet, and a quick glance it appears to ju... 
Tuner tragedy!
"Thanks for providing your thoughts on the Rush reissue - I was really hoping that someone had heard it"Greg-I may be wrong, since I HAVE NOT heard this reissue. Just can't imagine it being the exception to my experiences. I'm  ashamed to admit be... 
Tuner tragedy!
tls49-Thanks for the information. I have reasonable DIY skills, and the diagrams are invaluable. Im gonna put my fixit hat on and get'er done next weekend.  
Tuner tragedy!
Greg-regarding your post of the Rush 2112 reissue.Follow your gut... rock reissues, with the exception of unobtanioum, is to be avoided. Through patience and persistence, bin diving rewarded me with  an unmolested period 2112 not long ago. As alwa... 
Tuner tragedy!
Thanks for the insight. Im guessing the cable is original, do you know what material  is used? I will also consider the dental floss-unwaxed, I presume. 
Tuner tragedy!
"The easiest solution (which might sound crazy) is if you can, simply superglue the ends of the broken string together and then refit it."Greg-that sounds like something out of the the playbook-"what would Mcgyver do?"Im gonna open it and assess d... 
McIntosh MR78 upgrades?
Kenny-I believe you just want to fuss with the 2 audio output tubes-6BL8.The others are what was used to ad/align to spec?Once changed, adjustments are off?