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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

Why would you spend so much on a glorified RP3, when you can get a RP6 for £549?

Just an observation, not a dig anyone.

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

Why would you spend so much on a glorified RP3, when you can get a RP6 for £549?

Just an observation, not a dig anyone.

Got that cart fitted yet fella?

 

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

Why would you spend so much on a glorified RP3, when you can get a RP6 for £549?

Just an observation, not a dig anyone.

Got that cart fitted yet fella?

 

Cart is still in the hands of our beloved postal service, unfortunately.

RP6 is still in it's box too. Maybe tomorrow. :roll:

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

awww shame - Dynavector 10x5 on Monday for me!

 

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This is in stark contrast to Rega who've just used the chasis, arm, bearings... from existing models and added a couple of Union flag stickers. Ludicrous.

If it aint broke then it dont need fixing!


Agreed: Nothing against Rega but a TT between RP3 and 6 is hard to justify, but as yet no-one has heard it - it grates a little with me.

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

Hmmm, its a celebratory product and for someone who hasn't yet purchased an RP3, it might be an option given that it includes the £200 TT PSU as well as the tweaked cartridge and the new drive belt.  I sincerely doubt it has been aimed at existing RP3 owners.  I certainly wouldn't consider it.

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 Yes they dont come within a country mile sonicaly as a Sondek or Orbe but they are close enough for people with cloth ears!

Fixt yer post for ya Steve  :twisted:

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stevebrock wrote:

 Yes they dont come within a country mile sonicaly as a Sondek or Orbe but they are close enough for people with cloth ears!

Fixt yer post for ya Steve  :twisted:

Are they really that good?

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

Nah , gimme a Dansette anyday.

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im well happywith my RP6 - i wont be changing for a very long time

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floyd droid wrote:

Nah , gimme a Dansette anyday.

Maybe that's what I need to demo as a replacement for my p3-24 

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

Hey Steve. Just read your post regs sub platter. Found out what the edited word was. Good edited or edited is going on edited ?.

Think you may like the Dyna byraway.

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GT Subplatter - the noise floor has gone? 

I was a little sceptical but pleasantly surprised

 

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Maybe that's what I need to demo as a replacement for my p3-24 

Indeed. I strongly recommend the Conquest . It comes with 4 legs and three knobs to twiddle with. Of course I nearly forgot the BSR autochanger. 

Bit pricey nowadays if you can find one .

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RE: Rega RP40 Anniversary turntable.

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GT Subplatter - the noise floor has gone? 

I was a little sceptical but pleasantly surprised

 

Jolly G. I hoped it was a positive edited. See how I saved the software some hard work then.

Isokinetic ?.

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