the idea that one cycle is going to burn out your androgen receptors is complete nonsense.
Pretty standard cycling is to use long ester injectables for 12+ weeks, run an oral kickstart and an oral finisher. You're talking like 4 months on steroids. Androgen receptors don't get "burned out." I believe they actually get unregulated by androgens. So if you run a winstorl finisher for the last 5 weeks of your 15 week cycles, YES it will still work of course
if receptors actually downregulated or severely desensitized over a cycle then no one would cycle for over 6 weeks. But outside of the PH community, 4/5/6 week cycles are uncommon because they're so short
in my experience, steroids do the same thing, everytime, regardless of when you last took them, what you're on or what you've recently done.
As you push closer to your actual physical limits of course things will slow down. So if you bridge SD into Epi and make big gains on SD but no on Epi well it's because you've made big gains, the more you gain the harder it is to gain any more. Its not a matter of receptors not functioning
What i do notice is that static doses for long periods of time is not good. In any long cycle you want to change compounds and change doses. I feel like too long at one dose and you get stagnant and need to shift things up in order to keep going.