have tried the broken rib thing twice, didn't enjoy the recovery much, but nothing like your injuries mate.........respect.
PX25 mono's denon 1930 DVD/sacd, technics direct drive cassette, Haden boardman valve phono, beyerdynamics based step up, Stax UA-70 arm, Benz wood SL Denon DP80 Najda dsp
I've only found this thread after looking around for plinths for my 401.
I love the look of what you've built.
Did you create any templates which you'd be willing to share?