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49 minutes ago, Batty said:

All these beautiful TTs stop me from posting my boring TTs.

Nah, any turntable is better than no turntable. Post away.

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OK, here is my Rock II, had it since 1986, a bit modded.

Moth RB250 modded by j7 at Audio Origami and fitted with an OL structural mod.

Cart atm is a K2. aluminium mods to tone are were made by Gutty, don't know how many of you would remember him.

 

Sorry about the feet.

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Hi Steve,

 

Apologies if it’s a silly question, but what is the black protrusion sweeping across the vinyl and what’s its purpose? A brush?

 

Cheers

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I recently made a change to my office system, substituting my Project Carbon Debut with an original Rega Planar 2 with a Linn Basik arm and a Garrott K1 cartridge. Very much enjoying the results in terms of aesthetics, sound and cartridge set-up. 

 

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On 04/10/2019 at 11:11 PM, KRSDarwin said:

Hi Steve,

 

Apologies if it’s a silly question, but what is the black protrusion sweeping across the vinyl and what’s its purpose? A brush?

 

Cheers

Is filled with a special fluid and the part on the front of the cartridge sits in it to help with dampening the arm vibrations.

 

 

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Thanks Steve,

 

That I would not have guessed.  Thanks also for showing a photo of it operational. 

 

Cheers

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12 hours ago, Rockford said:

Is filled with a special fluid and the part on the front of the cartridge sits in it to help with dampening the arm vibrations.

 

 

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That is cool.

 

One query, does this set up effect or complicate setting the VTF?

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I recently picked up a nice Thorens TD126MK3 ELECTRONIC without arm from a SNA member, arrived in great shape, a credit to seller for his packing skill. a bit of cleaning and re-oiling, belt is still good (not expected). Found a SME 3009R from eBay US, cartridge is Lyra Delos, Ortofon LH-9000 headshell. Re-adjusted the 3 springs, now she sings like a bird 😀

 

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3 minutes ago, mlinvpp said:

I recently picked up a nice Thorens TD126MK3 ELECTRONIC without arm from a SNA member, arrived in great shape, a credit to seller for his packing skill. a bit of cleaning and re-oiling, belt is still good (not expected). Found a SME 3009R from eBay US, cartridge is Lyra Delos, Ortofon LH-9000 headshell. Re-adjusted the 3 springs, now she sings like a bird 😀

 

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Nice combo.  I love SME engineering from that era especially,.  Looks good on the Thorens.

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Went from a Technics SL 1600 to a Thoren TD160 Super  cart is DL110 

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@Arush Dhiman Nice first ever post......have fun here at stereonet.👍

 

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michell technoweight for the moth arm on the old Rega Planar 2

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My Yamaha PF-800 with Ortofon 2M blue cartridge/ Schitt Mani/Sansui AU-505/ B&W CM1. I think it is a good combo for my small listening room.

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50 minutes ago, davidSun said:

My Yamaha PF-800 with Ortofon 2M blue cartridge/ Schitt Mani/Sansui AU-505/ B&W CM1. I think it is a good combo for my small listening room.

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I really like how Yamaha kept the styling consistent across all the models.  Here's my lowly P-17, and you can see the resemblance. 

 

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The P17 has the floating suspension and the auto stop which I like as I frequently snooze while playing records. The headshell is rare. I decided I will stick to this cartridge. When the needle dies, I will just get a replacement stylus. 

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