A turntable project coming … your thoughts and advice please

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tackleberry

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The old arm mountings have been filled it will take a rega or linn arm. It’s been sprayed , 4 coats of primer 4 coats of white. Unfortunately it has had some oil tarnish so could do with a re spray which is easy enough. It has a stacked birch plinth which you could finish yourself. have the connections for the back also. You can have this if you make a small donation to a charity of your choice, and pay for the postage. image.jpg
 

Steve Stifler

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Sorry to crash this thread. But…..

Shoutout for Macmillan. My OH received great support since 2017 and is now on the steering committee of the unit at the hospital where she had her op, radio and chemo. Can’t speak highly enough of this charity. Brilliant :)
 
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trumpetman

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Sorry to bring this to the top
If the offer is still on let's get it done. If not I quite understand if logistics, life and work get in the way, no worries

@tackleberry please investigate pm system, I have had several pms from @pezo-kiddy and @I.D.S. in the last few days

We could switch to email if mods could forward mine to yours???

Cheers
trumpetman
 

uzzy

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If you can find an original Systemdek heavyweight which had a Nextel covering they go fairly cheap second hand.

Sound wise they are top notch (IMO better than a Linn or STD or any of the suspended subchassis turntables from 1970s with the exception of Pink Triangle and the Luxman 300 series.

The work required will be to dismantle - rub down and recover (vinyl wrap or respray) and reassemble.

You can then fit a Hercules electronic power supply for an electronic speed control and speed change if you wish (to change to 45 on the original is lift off the platter and move the belt to the 45 pulley).

I have two in the loft to redo - (when I ever get the garage cleared out) ,, 1646329007026.png
 
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