I'm in the process of converting my CD collection to MP3s using EAC and LAME. The process has gone smoothly for the most part, but now I've come across a track (GNR Civil War) that will NOT rip. In Secure Mode, I get read and sync errors. In burst mode, the resulting MP3 has all sorts of skipping problems. When I play the CD, I don't notice any trouble whatsoever. I bought the CD less than two years ago, and there are no scratches or smudges on the bottom. I've tried ripping on my Pioneer DVD-116 and my HP 8100i. So what can I do? Here are my possible options: 1. Try resurfacing the CD. Never tried this before. Has anyone had good or bad experiences with these gadgets? 2. Get a new CD burner. I'm due for one anyway (still using my 4 year old 4x). Would a better drive have better luck with DAE? Also, I know Plextors have a great rep for DAE. How are Lite-Ons in comparison? 3. Get a new CD. Any other suggestions or recommendations?