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I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

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Just won on ebay for £611, includes 5 year warranty.

Have I done a good thing? <img src=" />

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I dunno mate!

But Floyd is ya man - he's the resident vinyl guru!

 

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I must say though it looks the dogs rubbish

 

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

I'm both excited, and nervous as EDITED. 

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nervous as in setting up, nervous/excited

 

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

stevebrock wrote:

I must say though it looks the dogs rubbish

 

are you spelling b0110cks with an r now?

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

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nervous as in setting up, nervous/excited

 

As in, will it arrive safely, will the seller be genuine, and will it indeed be the dog's wotsits. :)

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stevebrock wrote:

nervous as in setting up, nervous/excited

 

As in, will it arrive safely, will the seller be genuine, and will it indeed be the dog's wotsits. :)

After your previous I sincerely hope so!

 

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

stevebrock wrote:

nervous as in setting up, nervous/excited

 

As in, will it arrive safely, will the seller be genuine, and will it indeed be the dog's wotsits. :)

After your previous I sincerely hope so!

 

Me too. <img src=" />

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

stevebrock wrote:

nervous as in setting up, nervous/excited

 

As in, will it arrive safely, will the seller be genuine, and will it indeed be the dog's wotsits. :)

Should sound the dogs, so you shouldn't have an issue there. Whether the seller is genuine or not is another matter, so fingers crossed on that part.

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

Good luck

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

Well' I had some good luck in the auction, as I won it by bidding just 53p more than the next highest bidder. 

I hope I haven't used all my luck up.

Go to go to work now...<img src=" />

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

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Well' I had some good luck in the auction, as I won it by bidding just 53p more than the next highest bidder. 

I hope I haven't used all my luck up.

Go to go to work now...<img src=" />

 

It's a great deck, BBB, but I would say that wouldn't I? (Well, I'm referring to the 5.0 version, not sure what features/spec the extra 0.2 has). 

Good luck with taking delivery and set up. The latter, in my case, was fairly straightforward, thankfully. 

Interested to hear your thoughts once it's up and running. 

 

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

Assuming dealer is a good 'un you should have a good deck there.

I tried to sell my Radius 5 and couldn't get £500 for it.

Is it the acrylic one or the wood effect version?

If it has the same feet as the 5 do not attempt to level the turntable by unscrewing the feet as I found this just left you with a wobbly deck.

Might i also suggest you get something to act a a lid as they tend to be dust magnets!

Pressume it came fitted with the arm, if so just fit cartridge of choice and enjoy ................ it really is a very good deck that is not too difficult to set up.

 

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

This is one of the pictures of it from the ebay listing.

Thanks for all the tips Alears.

It has a Nima tonearm, but no cartidge, so I'm hoping the Shure M97xe I bought for the other deck will be good enough, if not, I'll sell it and buy something more appropriate.

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RE: I've just bought a Roksan Radius 5.2

Looks very nice 

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