dill

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Well, it is a 2 year old thread and it's still here.  
WHY CABLES MATTER!
"I have yet to hear you say anything of substance," - pot - kettle - black  
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
"I will only be in this residence for another year or so." - OK, when you setup in the new place, do not wire in the battery circuit at first, fire up your system and listen for the hum.  
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
"The hum came from a pair of brand-new MC451s" - My question would be why?  
Resolving Hum with Battery Back-up (EcoFlow) vs Power Conditioners: success vs failure
+1 erik and leads to the band aid that the OP used, satisfied that the hum gone, using the "that’s good enough, why do you care solution".  
The molecular level explanation of "cable burn-in"
"All my coworkers told me to stop wasting my weekends on this forum." - Listen to your coworkers ...  
WHY CABLES MATTER!
"Why? Because I’m asking questions?" - You are asking questions that really can only be answered by your own experience. Most here have had many years listening to many types & brands of gear. One persons dream system won’t be another’s as pe... 
WHY CABLES MATTER!
I am beginning to think that high-end audio might not be for you.  
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eBay
"eBay didn’t charge a fee on shipping and the last time I bought something, they didn’t charge me a fee on the tax." - that is because the seller pays the fees to eBay, not the buyer, unless it is embedded in the "Buy it now" price by the seller.... 
eBay
"their fees should be based on sales price " It is, the total sales price. What the buyer actually pays for the item and that includes taxes & shipping costs. It's the same as if you bought it from a store. For example: The retail price of th... 
eBay
"They are making more money on the tax and shipping and they shouldn’t be charging me for it." - maybe, but they are handling the funds and dispersing funds to the IRS, and the shipping companies to make it easier for buyers & sellers. That r... 
eBay
They charge 13.25% of whatever the complete total you pay for an item. I have sold on eBay since the beginning and have sold many thousands of items. Combining the approximate shipping cost to the furthest city away from me, factoring in box &... 
The molecular level explanation of "cable burn-in"
I could be mistaking, however I don't see a long visit by the classicrockfan on AudiogoN.  
The molecular level explanation of "cable burn-in"
llg98ljk - Your comments about me are not accurate and if you read the other posts by classicrockfan you would understand where I am coming from. "the implication is that I shouldn’t be happy until I have a pair of Muons sitting in my living room...