High End Turntables

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by 4-2-7, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. the_nines

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    No, it was square.
    I used a router and created the 45* angle and covered that with the veneer edging.
     
  2. MurrayLives

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    It started as a VPI Classic 1, but I threw a 300rpm motor in (required routing out the hole a little bit and due to the geometry runs slow at 60Hz, which can be corrected with an SDS), and a Bob's 1:10/1:20 SUT. Amongst other things, but it meets the criteria, regardless.
     
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  3. Northwinds

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    Only TT I would like to have is a Sota Sapphire but that will never happen and I don't have many years left to try to get one so my 1200mk2 is what I get to enjoy. When I am gone, hopefully someone else will appreciate it as much as I do
     
  4. Condorsat

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    Couple year ago, I've seen one ... used ... at an audio shop in Cleveland Ohio. It looked like the picture above. Good looking table.
     
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  5. techguy0192

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    I had one and didn't keep it long. I found the suspension system annoying as well as the lead shot weights. I'm not into stuff that requires tweaks. To know they are setup right they really need to go back to Sota for adjustments and do require new suspension components every so often. Otherwise, I think they are a good looking turntable. I really like how all the Sota products have been refined over time.
     
  6. dcmfan

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    Am curious - what caused you to need to do tweaks to the suspension? Were you changing tonearms frequently? I haven't had to make any changes to mine, but I've left the same arm on it since I put it together, so I wouldn't expect it to need any adjustment.
     
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  7. techguy0192

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    The main frustration, for me, was ensuring that the table was level. Adjusting the springs was way more than my OCD personality wanted to deal with. I think the fact that it's a hung suspension design added to the frustration.
     
  8. 4-2-7

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    This is a show and tell thread and I just had a administrator clean up the thread one page back for thread crapping and members trolling for arguments. Start your own thread if you like trolling, this one is not for you. Well unless you have something to show that is on topic.
     
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  9. techguy0192

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    You talking to me....
     
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    Our mods rock!

    Looking forward to adding a Thorens 124 to the thread soon
     

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