KevinF

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KevinF last won the day on May 28 2012

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    North Devon
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  • Turn Table
    Turns
  • Tone Arm & Cartridge
    Transcribe
  • SUT / Phono Stage
    Equalises
  • Digital Source 1
    Spins silver discs
  • DAC
    Converts
  • Pre-Amp
    Attenuates, switches
  • Power Amp/s
    Amplify
  • My Speakers
    Speak
  • Headphones
    Yes. I have some.
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    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. The Rega 3-point mount IS from the top, rather than the bottom via a pillar nut as on the earlier arms. Standard Rega sized hole in the platter, drill 3 X holes in the platter around the periphery piloted by the mounting holes in the arm base. Robert is your father's brother. With a solid acrylic arm base the way would be to use 3 X self-tappers into pilot holes, unless longer bolts are used with nuts underneath the arm board.
  2. In 10/10 unusued condition, a Rega RB2000 tone arm, as fitted to the much-lauded RP10 turntable. Bought for a project that was subsequently abandoned. As can be seen here: https://www.oxfordaudio.co.uk/shop/Rega-RB2000-Tonearm it retails at £1,250. I will post insured to UK buyer for £700.
  3. RP10 collected by buyer today.
  4. Deposit paid, so now sold, pending collection and balance at the end of the month.
  5. SOLD, deposit paid. Owned by me for a little over a year and in good overall condition. Available with the stock copper-wired RB2000 arm, or, for a negotiable additional sum, a RB2000 wired in Ikeda silver with a short capitive phono lead in Audio Note Vx and P-plugs. I have the original packing. There are some minor scuffs on the perspex lid that would polish out, and one of the rubber bands that locate the secondary plinth is missing. I am in north Devon. £1,300 + carriage buys it. Circa £3100 is the new price.
  6. You are in good, what I like to call 'thinking' company. As you observe, we don't know how to measure all of what makes a box sound the way it does. Trust the measurements for what they might usefully tell, but trust your ears as well, is the mindful response. I gather from G47 that your day was illuminating. I am not in the slightest bit surprised at your conclusions.
  7. Aahhh, but you do realise, don't you, that since the difference in sound that you heard cannot be measured, your subjective judgement is valueless...or so the measurebators here will assert. Enjoy the music? Heaven forfend! You are using the wrong sense organs. You should be listening with your eyes.
  8. There it is. The OP never wanted advice, just a third-party endorsement of a decision already made. So far, so forum. No endorsement = no engagement with advice. I have asked someone to kill me if ever I post here again. Kill me. Dead.
  9. I am no expert, but the current generation M6 Phono uses 5670 tubes, not 6072As. And those who have suggested that the OP gets his M6 looked at are correct, in my view. The sound he describes suggests a problem.
  10. Price reduction by £60 to £300 dead. I am not using it, so it makes no sense to have it sitting around.
  11. I have emailed you. You may wish to delete your email address now, lest you receive a deluge of spam.
  12. Yes, it is still for sale.
  13. I know there is a following here on the 'wam for Tron hardware. http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Home-Audio-Amplifiers-Pre-Amps/14970/bn_2315260/i.html