What TT's do you folks have

Discussion in 'Turntables' started by Grumpy, Jun 22, 2002.

  1. mdelisa

    mdelisa New Member

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    Orbit Pus with Ortofon OM5E -- I have this in my living room and play daily

    Following in my office and get frequent play --
    Dual 1218 with Shure M97xE and 78s stylus
    Pioneer PL-S70 with ADC XLM MKIII
    Grundig Majestic SP-170 console with a TW 501 (?)

    And, latest adddition, which I think I'll set up in my garage to assist garage sales of old records --
    Pioneer 12-D, but trying to decide on which cartridge to use -- looks like either a Shure M71 or ATC13Ea
     
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  2. ferninando

    ferninando AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    you do not have to yell
     
  3. Chubba

    Chubba Active Member

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    But I am hard of hearing or so my wife thinks.
     
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  4. theophile

    theophile Pheasant Plucker. Subscriber

    Even someone with perfect hearing would have heard nothing from that post.
     
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  5. Norliss

    Norliss Member

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    Sounds a bit messy and horrible.
     
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  6. K-TT

    K-TT New Member

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    Jensen JTA-230 and Sansui SR-222, though I'm planning to sell or give out the first one.
     
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  7. Ross6860

    Ross6860 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    All Technics: SL-j2 (original owner since 1984), SL-D2, SL-1300, and SL-1200MkII (KAB mods)

    Everything still works on all of them...

    IMO Technics made workhorse turntables that can still be had for decent money. Paid a little over $100 for the SL-D2 a year or so ago.
     
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  8. Petemark

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    No systemdec x2
     
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  9. mikeybc

    mikeybc Listener

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    Never noticed this thread before for some reason,

    Anyway I have a Marantz 6200 with a Shure M95ED and a Rega RP3 with a Ortofon 2M Bronze.

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  10. C6Bill

    C6Bill AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Last week I picked up a Thorens TD-160 Super from Vinyl Nirvana. Plinth in Santos Mahogany and Jelco SA-750D with a 2M Bronze.

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  11. ferninando

    ferninando AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    beautifull TTs Mike and C6.
     
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  12. Grumpy

    Grumpy Krusty old SOB! Yes, I own Audiokarma Staff Member Admin Sponsor Subscriber

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    Still one of my favorite posts even after starting it over 15 years ago. Hard to believe it now has over 6500 responses, and almost 3.500.000 views... That's insane !!!

    Lets keep the tables coming, loving seeing all turntable porn :)

    Dave
     
  13. ferninando

    ferninando AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Me to grump. U got it.
    Thanks for AK btw.
    Never get to talk to the big gun.
     
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  14. Roumelio

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    I'm a new member. I bought myself a Technics SL-D2 as a project to fix up and bring back to life again. It's been a little beaten up, but I wanted something to work on and bring back to life. It's on the workbench at the moment. Just testing that everything is good mechanically first.

    My plans are to deaden out the plinth get a nice new head cartridge and stylus and upgrade to a new corked platter mat. Once I've gotten through that its mostly cosmetic. I may well measure up and make a new plinth for it to sit in. I'll just see how far I get once I get it up to cosmetic and working order.

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  15. Balifly

    Balifly Listening Subscriber

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    Welcome to the AK turntable forum.

    Best of luck with your restoration project. :thumbsup:
     
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  16. Roumelio

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    Thanks... I may need few instructables on the way, so I'll post back where nescessary in working out what to do with this thing.
     
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  17. Lavane

    Lavane AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I bought one of those new back In the day. It was a big step up from the old BSR with ADC cartrige I had before it.
     
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  18. Jody Thornton

    Jody Thornton Just Enjoying the Music

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    How many posts will the system allow in one thread? Just curious.
    :)
     
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  19. ferninando

    ferninando AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I got a D2 myself. 1st thing to do is get the svc mnl for setup and everything.
    then u can do whats needed.
    Only complaint of it is tonearm is fixed and not replaceable.
    other than that its a good running sounding TT. I like mine.
     
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  20. Bubbalouie

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    There have been people/members who have replaced the standard tonearm for something else. Seems to me one person installed a Jelco tonearm.
     
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