Responses from groovey

Tube Complement in Cronus Black ?
from @bajaed They are providing Psvane Art series tubes with the Cronus Dark. I just had my Cronus Magnum upgraded to Dark. Incredible! Well worth it. I'm thinking I'm going to be ordering it new, but I will need more details.  
Ebay selling my missing amplifier
Sheesh, why are so many audiophiliacs such low life's? People stay out of trouble by minding their own business,  
Mainstream Phono Stages Incorporating Premium Branded PCB Parts - Do They Exist?
Don’t know if you’re interested in a kit, but this phono pre-amplifier punches way above its weight class highly regarded  SUN VALLEY PHONO PREAMPLIFIER  
Is the idea of audiophile listening a dying concept as boomers die off?
I am not an audiophile l am a music lover. I was dancing when I was twelve I was dancing when I was twelve I was dancing when I was aaah I was dancing when I was aaah I danced myself right out the womb I danced myself right out the womb Is it s... 
What was the most expensive record that you ever bought ?
Individual records I might’ve paid as much as $100 for a London FFR or a Mercury Living sound. I bought the whole inventory of a record store in 1996 for $300. Something like 10,000 Records I started working in a record store at the age of 11 unti... 
Would you still pay $10k or more for a turntable not full analog front end these days ?
@inna my turntable is 42 years old and was pro-consumer state of the art when I bought it. I have about 10,000 Records I might buy a second turntable but first I’m buying a new tube amplifier and a new phon0 pre but neither of them will cost $10,0... 
Would you still pay $10k or more for a turntable not full analog front end these days ?
No, that’s a ridiculous amount of money for either component. I can be satisfied 100% with much less than that and use the funds for better purposes.  +1 I think the solution is buy used on both from a reputable dealer  
New preamp or up grade my cartridge and or phono amp?
@soix  i’m glad you mentioned the Rogue pre-amplifier. I have a down payment on the Rogue Cronos integrated M3, and intend to hook up an Ares M Il phono pre to the Cronos auxiliary.  This will give me an all tube system and allow me to hook up a s... 
Do you past equipment appear in your dreams?
I’ve had my system 45 years now, just these last few years that I’ve spent getting my JVC QL Y-66F TT in spec & JBL 240Ti speakers restored. Finally having everything all put back together again sounding like I remember has been a dream, but n... 
So, a reviewer just said something I need to talk about.
Live music in the room with you,  instant active creative energy in collaboration is what it's all about. That's the magic, that's the thing - that's the clear spot. That's what one part of what we're trying to reproduce at home, there is more but... 
Dirty little secret of Pedigreed, decades old Speaker line - no one will address
I’m using 40 something year old JBL 240 TI‘s with a titanium dome tweeter so what do you want me to say?      
WBT Spades -- Crimping needed??
Would you move to a bigger house if you could just to have a better listening room ?
I did have my dream house, and I had a dedicated living listening space we had a piano, a set of drums, electric guitars, bass guitars and amplifiers too. When I bought this stereo system I lived in a dormitory in Holland. This was built with all ... 
Different Types of Spade termination ie gold plated copper, or other metals combos
Hello @soix, how do you do? I have no reference to compare, this is my first tube system and my first experience with mid fi audiophile cables. but temporarily using thrifty Belden will do the job in the meantime.  I may use the spades on the AQ ... 
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