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My latest project ... and TT #4

Just landed a pristine condition SL-7. Quite chuffed about that.

Now just have to do a little magic with it.

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Happy, sunny weekend everyone x

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RE: My latest project ... and TT #4

Does the magic mean getting the linear mech to work or is all fine and dandy ?.

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No, all working.

A service and re-spray to black. I just dont like silver ... Smile

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PS. Perhaps plint it?

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Yip black looks better I agree. Plinth / wood surround , yeah why not D all good fun mate. Are you going to keep it or move it along ?.

Black coupled with American Walnut / European Walnut looks the mutts. I love that combo.

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I am not sure yet.

I think they are fairly hard to come by in good condition so I may keep it.

That plus it adds another spectrum to my others (Quartz regulated DD as opposed to Servo in the Sony).

Still like a Thorens TD150/160 and/or perhaps a TD125 to replace my mint 115 but I am happy with that one other than finding a good quality cart suitable.

I haven't bought the Micro Acoustic 2002e yet. Its between that one and an AT440 at the moment.

I love 'em all.

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drummerman wrote:

Just landed a pristine condition SL-7. Quite chuffed about that.

Now just have to do a little magic with it.

regards

 

Happy, sunny weekend everyone x

Is it the one I was watching on eBay that went for £113.99?  I got mine a few months back for £58 including a Technics receiver.  It was supposed to be working, but wasn't. Having got it for such a good price I wasn't that bothered and had it serviced by Vantage Audio.  I'm very pleased with it.  It sounds excellent through my Slee phono stage.
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ifor wrote:

drummerman wrote:

Just landed a pristine condition SL-7. Quite chuffed about that.

Now just have to do a little magic with it.

regards

 

Happy, sunny weekend everyone x

Is it the one I was watching on eBay that went for £113.99?  I got mine a few months back for £58 including a Technics receiver.  It was supposed to be working, but wasn't. Having got it for such a good price I wasn't that bothered and had it serviced by Vantage Audio.  I'm very pleased with it.  It sounds excellent through my Slee phono stage.

I was watching that one too.

Look forward to seeing pics D

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Can't keep a secret from you girls.

Yep, that's the one.

I thought it was reasonably priced but perhaps I paid to much ... :cry:

Never mind. Glad to hear yours sounds good and I will post pics once she's had her new coat etc.

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Yip black looks better I agree. Plinth / wood surround , yeah why not D all good fun mate. Are you going to keep it or move it along ?.

Black coupled with American Walnut / European Walnut looks the mutts. I love that combo.

 

That sounds lush.

Must look into it. - It will either be something on that line or a suspension platform, perhaps magnetic suspension feet.

I would assume that most things I do will perhaps add to the value one way or another.

I will probably source a new arm belt and replace it as a matter of cause as well as the usual dis-assemble, cleaning, lubing and de-oxing plus whatever else needs doing.

Fun times

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That sounds lush.

Ooooh it is D. Cant be blowed with pics ,yeah yeah I know, But I knocked up some plinths for my mono blocks from black worktop offcuts and edged them with walnut , like a saddo to marry in with my rack that I had made. 

Lookie at this for an example..

Funk Firm Little Super Deck.

 

Not the greatest of foaties but you get the drift.

 

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I must admit that looks very nice.

Would have to re-evaluate the matt black and probably dress her in sparkly gloss instead. Choices ... choices. A girls perogative

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Indeed ,I'm having an eye shadow quandry at the min. Actually tis going to be black. Listening to Lisa Gerrards Silver Tree atm , has to be black,lol.

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drummerman wrote:

floyd droid wrote:

Yip black looks better I agree. Plinth / wood surround , yeah why not D all good fun mate. Are you going to keep it or move it along ?.

Black coupled with American Walnut / European Walnut looks the mutts. I love that combo.

 

That sounds lush.

Must look into it. - It will either be something on that line or a suspension platform, perhaps magnetic suspension feet.

I would assume that most things I do will perhaps add to the value one way or another.

I will probably source a new arm belt and replace it as a matter of cause as well as the usual dis-assemble, cleaning, lubing and de-oxing plus whatever else needs doing.

Fun times

regards

How would you do this sort of stuff to an SL-7?
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Skill , patience and loads of glue.

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ifor wrote:

drummerman wrote:

floyd droid wrote:

Yip black looks better I agree. Plinth / wood surround , yeah why not D all good fun mate. Are you going to keep it or move it along ?.

Black coupled with American Walnut / European Walnut looks the mutts. I love that combo.

 

That sounds lush.

Must look into it. - It will either be something on that line or a suspension platform, perhaps magnetic suspension feet.

I would assume that most things I do will perhaps add to the value one way or another.

I will probably source a new arm belt and replace it as a matter of cause as well as the usual dis-assemble, cleaning, lubing and de-oxing plus whatever else needs doing.

Fun times

regards

How would you do this sort of stuff to an SL-7?

Sorry, I don't quite understand the question but I usually take everything apart as much as  is necessary, depending on the condition of the innards.

For example, the Sony had a lot of (to much) old grease on the arm return/auto cogs so all was cleaned and re-greased where appropriate, same with the servo controlled drawer.

My Garrard was completely taken apart and serviced. 

Same with the Thorens and the suspension was changed.

I replace belts and any other parts that need to and all electrical contacts are cleaned.

If any components need replacing I do that if it is within my and my equipments capabilities though this has only been necessary with amplifiers and speakers. 

The above is the same with the SL7 but I know more when I get it.

Basically I'm just a little anal Smile

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It was more the bit about a wooden plinth I was referring to rather than servicing it.

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