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My latest project ... and TT #4

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

drummerman wrote:

Thanks ifor

What are you using as feet at present? Are they sprung?

I dont mind adding suspension but if its already there even better

regards

I really don't know what they are. You could ask Richard Fletcher what he fitted < info@vantageaudio.com >.

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Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system. 

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Thanks

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

I might lift it up and have look.

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Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect

Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system. 

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

If it has suspension a slight push down should make it wobble a little bit.

regards

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

No suspension.  I've taken a foot off and photographed it.  Will post pics later.

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Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect

Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system. 

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

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No suspension.  I've taken a foot off and photographed it.  Will post pics later.

Luverly. Thanks

regards

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

Come on then drummerman! How does 'our' Garrard compare to a decent/half decent/budget/rubbish deck? Is my old 86sb worth its rack space? beauty, eh

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

RobinKidderminster wrote:
Come on then drummerman! How does 'our' Garrard compare to a decent/half decent/budget/rubbish deck? Is my old 86sb worth its rack space? beauty, eh

Morning my friend.

Stop fretting and enjoy Smile

I haven't listened to mine for a little while but only because I was busy with the Sony. The Garrard is lovely and compares well with the other turntables. They all have slightly different flavours but are nice in their own ways.

Display with pride

regards

Happy sunday everyone x

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

Good mornin' to u2. Wish sometimes I hadn't gutted all the auto mechanism tho. 15/20 mins before the click/hick! Cheers

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

RobinKidderminster wrote:
Good mornin' to u2. Wish sometimes I hadn't gutted all the auto mechanism tho. 15/20 mins before the click/hick! Cheers

 

Yes, I do think the mechanism adds to the attraction, autenticity and convenience of this turntable. On the other hand, it wont ever give you problems again ... ever Smile

Enjoy

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

On the other hand, I still, after 30+ yrs, have (most) of the cams, springs, levers & rods which, given the time, enthusiasm & patience, could be used to bring the tt back to its original, authentic condition.....
Nah!
beauty, eh

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System Photos - http://s1051.photobucket.com/user/robinkidderminster/library/?sort=3&page=1

 Base trap Project -  http://www.whathifi.com/forum/home-cinema/corner-base-trap-completed-project?page=1

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

drummerman wrote:

ifor wrote:

No suspension.  I've taken a foot off and photographed it.  Will post pics later.

Luverly. Thanks

regards

And now I find I don't know how to insert a picture.  Please advise.

Why would it need suspension?  You're supposed to be able to play these turntables in a moving car, but the ownners' manual does advise not changing a record whilst driving!!

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Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect

Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system. 

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

Really? Smile

I think you need to upload pictures to a media website such as http://www.mediafire.com/index.php#myfiles and copy them here. At least thats what I do.

Its all a bit of a faff but perhaps I'm wrong.

Would love to see some pictures of your Technics.

Thanks Ifor

regards

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No, I got that wrong.  "We do not recommend operating this unit while driving an automobile".

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Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect

Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system. 

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RE: My latest project ... and TT #4
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Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect

Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player

Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC

Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.

Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.

Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system.