Originally Posted by JorgeLopez11
Nevertheless, in avsforum there are a lot of people with great experience and/or knowledge whose opinions would be of great value. These persons do not visit
In any case, since my last visit I've noticed more interest in this very topic.
Agreed, but vinylengine is a site with many subforums and a lot of posters which is devoted exclusively to vinyl and turntables and the whole experience. I have no doubt that there are knowledgeable persons here who are into LPs and TTs and who could contribute, but I doubt AVS could replicate the thoroughness or enthusiasm of vinylengine's site. Furthermore, I do not see the point in reinventing that particular wheel.
I agree with mcnarus that requesting a devoted subforum here, at AVS, seems like a solution in search of a problem. Want to ask a newbie question about vinyl or TTs? Want to offer help to newbies based on your vast experience? Want something in between? Go to vinylengine and knock yourself out. It's a great site and there are loads of helpful posters and some great information. It's not a crazy nutty place like head-fi that is distinctly anti-science. It's practical and hands-on, and mostly full of enthusiasts swapping useful ideas and sharing stories. I just don't see a need for trying to recreate it or something like it here. It seems like it would bring a lot of unwanted and counterproductive arguments about how inferior vinyl is to CD or digital files like FLAC, invariably leading to lots of flame wars and retreads of the same tired arguments pro and con.
Vinylengine is free of that. Enjoy it. Don't sully that atmosphere by replicating it here, where it will not remain mostly immune from the naysayers.