I'm hoping for some positive feedback from members who have had dealings with a good service tech. If you want to recommend give as much info as you can please. ie: name of business,city/town,state, phone# and/or email. I will be glad to update and post your recommendations for others. tia *Recommendations are from personal experience your results may vary. AZ- Aker Rich (Pustelniakr), Tucson Pioneer specialist CA- AK's own Fred Longworth at Classic Audio Repair In San Diego Sounds Unique (ask for Mickey) San Jose Mike Zuccaro in San Diego. http://www.audiocraftsman.com/ Crucial Audio 468 Yolanda Ave Suite 19 Santa Rosa, California 95404 Email: http://www.crucialaudio.com/index.html Tel/Fax: 1-707-522-0101 Blackie Pagano tube guru downtown los angeles CT- Approved Audio Service 49 Commons Dr. Litchfield, 06759 http://www.approvedaudioservice.com/ FL- ProAudio Electronics 1242 E. Hillsborough Ave, in Tampa (813)232-3907.. Mark May, 66th st. Audio- 5601 66th st. north St. Pete, FL phone 727 399 7772 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Bizzt, an AK member , North Central FL. *please PM for assistance. GA- Benny Amina, Modular Electronics. Roswell, (Northwest Atlanta area) IL- Deltronics in Woodridge 630-910-6630 Upscale Audio Exchange in Berwyn 708-484-2694 Sounds Classic/Video Lab in Rockford, http://soundsclassic.com/ IN- Classic Stereo in Fort Wayne KY- Magnetic Tape Louisville MA- Audio Lab 36 JFK St. Cambridge, 617-864-9810 http://theaudiolab.com/ MI- AK member 'PunkerX' Detroit. http://www.radioxtuners.com/ Morrell Electronics, 22770 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48336-3227. (248) 474-1591 MN- 3W Electronics in Hamel (763) 593-2700 Absolute Sound Labs aka Mark Wilson in Savage, MN www.absoundlabs.com MO- Alpha Tech 1502 S. Big Bend Blvd. Saint Louis 63117 314-645-5250 http://www.alphatechstl.com/home.nxg AK member Echowars, Kansas city MS- John Upchurch of Upchurch Electronics in Clarksdale NC- Rick Walker of Walker Electronic Solutions in Matthews 704-904-2890 Alex Lok at www.theanalogstore.com Raleigh Audio Advice www.audioadvice.com Raleigh NJ- Bristol Electronics In Hohokus Tim Schwartz 201 447 4299 NY- the stereo workshop Clifton Park, N.Y. Ph: 518-371-3073 Dalbec Audio Laboratory Troy ,NY. 518-272-7098 http://www.dalbec.com/service.htm In-House Repair in East Setauket http://www.stereorepair.net/ Fellow AKer jblmar, aka Ron. NYC area. Repairs include amplifiers, preamps, tuners, receivers, Reel-To-Reels, cassette decks... OH- JASON at PLAY IT AGAIN SAM in Lakewood (Near Cleveland) Anthony @ Armies Electronics in Youngstown Abel Audio in Columbus Consumer Service and Parts Co. 4028 Mayfield Rd S. Euclid, 44121 Joe Sopko 216-381-1140 AK member dr*audio (Warren). Cleveland, OH, area OK- Speakerworks in Tulsa David Miller http://speakerworkstulsa.com/ OR- Audio Specialties Portland (503) 257-3206 PA- Tom, at Vintage HI-FI of Pittsburgh: http://vintagehifipgh.com/ Chris Ready. Upper Chichester, Pa. ( Delaware County) email@example.com Dr. John at HI Fi Hospital in Erie, Pa. Phil's TV 110 Sheridan Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202 (Pittsburg area) TN- AK member Nakdoc Nashville Terry DeWick/ DeWick Repairs in Knoxville db Electronics (Russell Hall is their owner and technician) in Knoxville Watkins Stereo in Kingsport College Hi-Fi Stereo in Chattanooga The Sound Room in Johnson City TX- Mike Manulik Austin Stereo Austin 512-451-0408 audio services michael moore 408b forby ave ft worth 817-654-9445 Bammel TV 14530 Walters Rd. Houston 77014 Dean Doba. www.bammeltv.com Mike @ A/V Electronics in Mansfield, TX. VA- Audio Visions in Richmond Audio Services 544 Central Dr. Suite 101 virginia Beach, 23454 www.audio-services.com peter florence top Denon man WA- Norhtwest Audio Service Seattle 206-728-0369 Paul Johnston from the Loudspeaker store (he's in Kent) http://www.theloudspeakerstore.com/ 206-409-4724 Chris in Shoreline .Take exit 145 off of I5 and go west. firstname.lastname@example.org.