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Yamaha GT 2000 Turntable
http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/what-if-vpi-classic-vs-yamaha-gt-2000.609290/ 
Speakers Women Like
This thread reminds me of a joke:A shipwrecked fellow was sitting on the beach scanning the vicinity for any sign of ships. He notices something tumbling around in the shorebreak. When he retrieved it he saw that it was a battered old oil lamp. He... 
"Thriller": A great demo disc!
slaw, you have the first pressing from the US. Other Thrillers may not be as good. 
DYI system that simply was never heard off
I think that most systems, diy or not, were never heard when they were off. 
Be careful when dealing with Pyon Sound - John Park
The maxim as a buyer is "Buyer Beware" (Caveat Emptor). No-one held a gun to your head to purchase. You read, you convinced yourself, now you regret. A little bit of healthy skepticism is necessary in this world with so many deceptive sales practi... 
What the *#[email protected] happened??
One cannot improve upon the truth. The magic we are all seeking is locked. The record is a set quantity. There are mountains of magic in the grooves. The closer we come to unlocking that, the greater the enjoyment. There are many ways to derive 'e... 
Disappointing audition after great review
All lovers of well reproduced music should make it mandatory to seek out the mega-buck and mega-raved about items. That way THEY get to hear with THEIR OWN EARS what others are either raving about or just what level of attainment comes with spendi... 
Lars had a stroke.
I wouldn't have the foggiest idea about who Lars is, but I deal with those who have suffered this and I wish Lars a full recovery. 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
Popsy,I've heard the term 'Zombie Thread' but that's ridiculous! 
LCR phono stages we know about
Here's some more to contribute to the topic:http://vinylsavor.blogspot.de/search/label/LCR%20RIAAhttp://www.audioasylum.com/cgi/t.mpl?f=DIYHiFi&m=5450 
Audiophile Active Speakers?
My KRK Expose E8Bs surprised me more than any speakers I've heard in 35+ years. More so as I have used the insight that they have given me into the rest of my system, to fine tune the upstream sound.I've not heard the active studio monitor competi... 
Does anyone love the First Watt SIT2
Here's a thread from Audio Asylum in 2005:http://www.audioasylum.com/cgi/t.mpl?f=tweaks&m=118236 
Beware of the prolieration of Counterfeit Tubes?
Beware of the proliferation of counterfeit EVERYTHING. 
Simaudio MOON LP5.3 RS or 300LP?
I own a the LP5.3 and I regard it as an essentially transparent device. More often than not, a flaw in the sound can be traced back to the support/turntable/arm/cartridge which precede it.I'm glad I bought it. 
THE GREAT AC OUTLET SHOOTOUT.
I'll look forward to reading the shoot-out results, by the light of Halley's Comet. (wink)