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Thorens TD125 MKll Awesome 😎

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Super Wammer

This could be the biggest mistake I will ever make but something has come my way that I couldn’t resist. This is my most enjoyable deck I’ve owned and passionately re built to this as you see. Please note, arm and cartridge are not included.

I am still apprehensive about doing this because it, as is, sounds glorious and having owned many other more costly options, this has definitely bettered them so you can see why.

ok, what has it had...

Motor unit has been completely serviced, new belt (thorens), Speed control board rebuilt and caps replaced accordingly, springs and grommets replaced, new plinth in solid cherry. New acrylic lid custom made, new linn hinges. It is a thing of beauty and I can post but would rather not but have a good few boxes. It comes in at 15kg.

I can supply with either a linn/Jelco armboard or an SME armboard or a Rega fit armboard. The Jelco and Rega boards are acrylic. 
The Collaro mat is not for sale but I will supply the original rubber mat with the 45rpm spindle adaptor. 
 

ok, prices vary for old originals with an SME arm for around £900 to £1500 which is too much in those old shabby plinths so I’m asking £850 for this lovely deck.

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Super Wammer

That is a thing of beauty :love:

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1 minute ago, greybeard said:

That is a thing of beauty :love:

I know. Thing is, I can’t afford to keep it if my deal comes off. The good news is, I can do another 🤔 if I have to later. 

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Hi John,

Can't believe your selling the Thorens.

Do you have something special lined up

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Well ive seen this in the flesh and it  is gorgeous ..... ..... i have no recourse but to contact the ... men in white coats ..to attend 

jonathans abode ........:close:.....at great speed .

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2 minutes ago, steviep2024 said:

Hi John,

Can't believe your selling the Thorens.

Do you have something special lined up

Hi Steve, yes, but always jittery when I change something like this. I have a spare motor unit in the loft tho 😜

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I saw this up close,,, absolutely stunning turntable with a sound to match.

I wish I hadn't just bought my new tt😔

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Ooh err... that's rather tasty.

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I have just the arm to go on this if I was to have it... Just like the one in the photo, but polished version.!
Unfortunately this foolish lad is embarking on an idiotic plan to build a deck for the arm.

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10 minutes ago, PeteT59 said:

I have just the arm to go on this if I was to have it... Just like the one in the photo, but polished version.!
Unfortunately this foolish lad is embarking on an idiotic plan to build a deck for the arm.

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Much pleasure doing this. I have OCD doing turntables 😂

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Much pleasure doing this. I have OCD doing turntables
I can tell... It looks beautiful.! GLWS

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(I read the ad properly)

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I had the pleasure of seeing this in the flesh on Sunday whilst picking up something else. I know it's only a 'thing' and that they can be replaced but this is a very, very nice thing indeed. If you're looking for something Old Skool, I doubt that you'll find anything better. GLWLS

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14 minutes ago, ian917 said:

I had the pleasure of seeing this in the flesh on Sunday whilst picking up something else. I know it's only a 'thing' and that they can be replaced but this is a very, very nice thing indeed. If you're looking for something Old Skool, I doubt that you'll find anything better. GLWLS

Cheers Ian, have you got the Xerxes set up yet? 

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Stunning job, I love Thorens TT’s I’ve done a couple of TD-150’s and 160’s one which my daughter uses.
I prefer them to Linn to be honest.


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