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Found a beautiful Encel from 1974!! now to get it singing

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Hello clunt,

I was thinking you mentioned the new belt your bought is 1.3mm thick.

I think your turntable needs a 1.0mm thick belt to run at the correct speed.

If you get the 1.0mm rubber belt from the Ebay seller I mentioned you should be able to get the speed just about spot on....I hope...:popcorn:

Remember to use just a small dab of super glue at each end...not too much, then tape the glued ends down on a chopping board or the like to hold them in position...make sure they are evenly aligned before the glue sets>>>>>ACTUALLY BETTER TO TAPE THE ENDS DOWN FIRST!

 

Good luck with that...Vanch

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It WORKED!! Thanks for your help, its sitting almost perfectly still with the strobo disc now and sounds much better.
Couldnt notice the bump from the join at all either.
I really appreciate the suggestion :)

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Hey good work there....and YES of course it worked....:party:popcorn:

Was it the 1mm black rubber cord you used?

 

The bigger the cord size the faster the speed as I showed in my earlier speed tests.

 

For quick & easy speed checks, I downloaded "Turntabulator" through iTunes for $2.99 and use this on my iphone....you sit your phone on the spinning platter and in a few seconds it shows you the speed.

 

And finally, if your new custom made cord belt has some excess glue at the join, I found I can clip off the unwanted glue with nail clippers...they have a nice curve to them which helps too...just try not to clip your belt in half Ha ha!!!

 

Well done clunt...happy music

 

PS: I recently used this 1mm clear silicone cord on my JH turntable and it's excellent too....easily glues together with super glue!

 

Ebay Item No. 271953236807   Only $1.11 with Free post and 6 metres length (sorry I forgot to mention this sooner)

 

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Hey good work there....and YES of course it worked....:party:popcorn:
Was it the 1mm black rubber cord you used?
 
The bigger the cord size the faster the speed as I showed in my earlier speed tests.
 
For quick & easy speed checks, I downloaded "Turntabulator" through iTunes for $2.99 and use this on my iphone....you sit your phone on the spinning platter and in a few seconds it shows you the speed.
 
And finally, if your new custom made cord belt has some excess glue at the join, I found I can clip off the unwanted glue with nail clippers...they have a nice curve to them which helps too...just try not to clip your belt in half Ha ha!!!
 
Well done clunt...happy music
 
PS: I recently used this 1mm clear silicone cord on my JH turntable and it's excellent too....easily glues together with super glue!
 
Ebay Item No. 271953236807   Only $1.11 with Free post and 6 metres length (sorry I forgot to mention this sooner)
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Any other useful mods tp the JH? The superflimsy platter and weak motor limit it a bit.

On the positive side, I've put the Grace F8 from this arm onto my SL-23 and WOW! I havent heard such clean detailed natural sound before. Granted I'm a bit of a newb to quality gear, but still. Im very impressed :)

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The Grace F-8 is a superb cartridge and will sound great on any turntable...certainly far superior to the standard Technics cartridge which comes with the Technics SL-23.

 

The Technics is a good cartridge mind you...but not in the same league as the F-8.

 

So your JH is playing now...and your SL-23 is singing.

 

It's a wonderful year for hi fi....:popcorn:

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The Grace F-8 is a superb cartridge and will sound great on any turntable...certainly far superior to the standard Technics cartridge which comes with the Technics SL-23.
 
The Technics is a good cartridge mind you...but not in the same league as the F-8.
 
So your JH is playing now...and your SL-23 is singing.
 
It's a wonderful year for hi fi....:popcorn:

Its really nice. Thanks again for everyones help.

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On Monday, November 21, 2016 at 11:16 PM, monaro8 said:

PS: I recently used this 1mm clear silicone cord on my JH turntable and it's excellent too....easily glues together with super glue!

 

Ebay Item No. 271953236807   Only $1.11 with Free post and 6 metres length (sorry I forgot to mention this sooner)

 

s-l1600.jpgp.jpg

 

 

Don't laugh...

 

Dental floss works too.

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Glad to hear the F8 is singing clunt! :thumb: Try it on the Grace arm......mmmm.:)

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