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RE: Finally!, bought a used TT Rotel RP3000

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RE: Finally!, bought a used TT Rotel RP3000

last pic, of the arm.

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** has anyone used the phono stage in the leema pulse? is it up to much?**

Unlikely any pulse owners will say its cr*p isnt it.  

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Man... that is a very good looking TT! Dirol

congrats ! and look like a million bucks in your rack! 

It was a finding! :clap:

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@floyd-highly unlikely! i've had several hours of listening now, i'm very impressed.

 

 

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@floyd-highly unlikely! i've had several hours of listening now, i'm very impressed.

Well there you go then , just enjoy your new toy.  Just one point , although it could be my eyes , but your tone arm looks somewhat high at the back end.

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i think its a case of an optical illusion. the arm is quite straight.  Smile

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Absolutely loving the sound of the turntable. I'm very surprised at how good it is. I've ordered some red vinyl wrap to re-cover the plinth and bring it up to date a little. I'll post pics once I've done it. 

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Glad you are enjoying it.  Please don't spoil a lovely used item by "updating" it though.  If you want red you buy a Rega or Project!

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Glad you are enjoying it.  Please don't spoil a lovely used item by "updating" it though.  If you want red you buy a Rega or Project!

+1

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i understand the feeling about keeping it original, but it's not a "mint in the box" piece. it is showing its age. the cover is scratched and a bit of a mess. the surface of the plinth has a few dings on it, I would keep it original if it had been mint.

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bigfish786 wrote:
** has anyone used the phono stage in the leema pulse? is it up to much?**

Unlikely any pulse owners will say its cr*p isnt it.  

True - but I've not heard any amp (any price) with a dedicated phono stage that's less than adequate. You'll need to spend shed loads to improve on what's already there.

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Looks the dogs...

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So knocked out by how good this little deck is. 

It has no right to sound this good. 

Its a genuine 100 quid bargain. 

Looking forward to pimping it up this weekend. 

 

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