Rusty Messages: 1015 Registered: May 2018 Location: Kansas City Missouri
Illuminati (2nd Degree)
CD's are a budget minded choice now. I'm a platter lover forever so I welcome it though with a sigh as LP's have gotten so expensive. During the dominance of cd's, records and vintage equipment were a bargain. So the market has flipped. Who knows, the future may do it's fickle finger of fate again in a nostalgia for the promise of "perfect sound forever" after the baby boomers become a footnote in history.
gofar99 Messages: 1857 Registered: May 2010 Location: Southern Arizona
Illuminati (5th Degree)
Just a matter of time ..... The nay sayers were wrong. Not that it mattered to me with 6 turntables and many LPs. The cost though is bad..but the days when I could get a new LP for under $3 are long past and if you go by inflation $25-30 is probably not out of line. Thinking back I was only getting paid about 5K a year...now my retirement is more than that per month.
I have quite a few LPs from the 70s to the 90s. I'm guessing around a hundred. After the move is over I'll be going through them and, if any are unplayable, I'll just order replacements from an online store.