If you could have any 80's or earlier turntable for free what would it be?

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  1. Mark 1234

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    For me I think it would be a Pioneer Exclusive P3[​IMG]
     
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  3. mhardy6647

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    Fairchild 750-2 or 3. Either'd be OK. :)

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    I honestly think I'd enjoy a BIC 980. I had a 960 and should have kept it.
     
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  5. olddude55

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    For free? Already got one.

    Dual 1219 first pic first play november 18 2018.jpg Dual 1219 first pic first play november 18 2018.jpg

    But I'd take another one just for the parts.
     
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  6. sKiZo

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    Wouldn't mind getting a donor table for this one. Paid $400 new in 1980, but it's starting to show it's age ...

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    Still doing an admirable job of spinning vinyls though ...
     

     

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    Sansui P-D30

    It's the blue glow, I just can't let it go.
     
  8. alteclipsch

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    I already got one too, a Realistic Lab 400. I marvel at its build quality and its sound.
     
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  9. danj

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    Lots of good choices but as I already have a very nice Dual 1229, I think I'll stop looking.
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  10. Mister Pig

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    Technics SP 10 MK III.

    Actually all my tables are 80's era or earlier.

    Technics SP 10 MK II
    Denon DP 75
    Sota Star Sapphire

    Cheers
    Mister Pig
     
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  12. JP

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    Onkyo PX-100M.

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  13. fiddlefye

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    EMT
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    or a Denon DP-100
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    Thanks it was worth the effort, the Commonwealth sound amazing :)
    Chris
     
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    Kyocera PL-910, listened to one back in the day, way over my budget.
     
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  17. larrybody

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    My friend has one. I want one. Transcriptor Hydraulic Reference turntable as seen in the Movie "Clockwork Orange"

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  18. Montycat

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    Oh, I dunno. Maybe a Nakamichi TX-1000?
     
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  19. beat_truck

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    I'm pretty happy with my humble stockpile of 'tables. But I wouldn't say no to a Technics SL1200 MK2 or an old idler broadcast 'table similar to the one cafe latte built.
     
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  20. drtool

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    Hands down the one I almost bought, Thorens Reference. reference turntable.jpg
     
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