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Next upgrade for my analog source
Woe mule,I may/maynot be missing something here. According to what you’ve written "Preamp and amp are using Lumley Reference", which means you’re more than likely using the Ray Lumley Pv1 reference pre-amp. Now to the best of my knowledge the PV1 ... 
Vishay resisitors
chakster - - - that would be Canada.R U in Toronto? 
Vishay resisitors
chakster Where do you reside?Sounds like you]re a Great White Northener. 
Which to Upgrade first? My Amplifier or Speakers?
"I have a 15 foot ceiling and about 20 x 30 room", Norm .... I hate you already.This IMHO is the perfect size for an audio room, especially the ceiling height. There's a cavet here though; high rooms have an inherent eco. A coffered ceiling with ... 
Turntable Advice Needed
A Technics SL1200GR ?Do yourself a favour son & by yourself a real turntable.Used Oracle Delphi's are going for a song.https://www.ebay.ca/itm/333417045503https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649573125-oracle-delphi-mk-i-with-audioquest-arm/La... 
Which to Upgrade first? My Amplifier or Speakers?
 Hi Norm, I hear yah .... I'm not knocking your system, you have some fine equipment there, on paper, but it's not paper we listen to. I'm with Erik Squires and Optimize, the room is an extension of your system, but perhaps you've already addre... 
New to the two channel world - Advice needed on preamp
Looking for an outstanding pre-amp to go with your Bryston?https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649555278-classe-audio-dr-6-dr6-pre-amplifier-with-mmmc-phon...Can't go wrong with the DR6. 
High output MC cartridges
Thx [chakster],  
High output MC cartridges
@tyray .... thanks for the post.Looking into the options you've suggested. 
High output MC cartridges
Hey [chakster],Be reseaching the Grace F-9 & the Sony XL-50.How's the Sony XL-50 stack up against the F-9 Grace? 
High output MC cartridges
Hey [Uber],thanks for the heads-up concerning Hifi Heaven.Money’s money. I’ll try to keep ya posted.Bill 
High output MC cartridges
Say [chakster],you really know how to leave a guy hanging. [chakster] " some absolutely killer MM cartridges can be found for $500-800 NOS with best cantilevers and styli". I found a a few other used MM + a Sure V15 mkIV (not sure about Sure’s) . ... 
High output MC cartridges
Thx uber,Bill 
High output MC cartridges
lewm - you’re a gent & a scholar (“the horn” asked for comparisons between the Blackbird and the Dynavector. He did not ask for opinions on HOMC cartridges"). Out of all the contributors who were good enough to add to this post [& I do sin... 
High output MC cartridges
mijosty, I was just wondering what your qualifications are? Don’t get your dander up, no one’s trying to accost your sensibilities, it’s a question. It’s like this, your average slob doesn’t even know there are MM and MC cartridges, let alone kn...