Show me your TT's !!!

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  • nbrowsernbrowser Posts: 7,890
    This is cool and kinda looks like a turntable...I'd rock it!

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  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    Whoa that looks cool!
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  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    A unique concept. Making a comeback?
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  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 4,315
    verb wrote: »
    afterburnt wrote: »
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    Nice! What is that? Looks like you could play a 6ft diameter record on that thing!

    And some tether ball!

    jk, that's for polo not music
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    Self Control is over rated.
    Mr. Sharpe wrote: »
    Meh these were extra $70 as an open box item so it didn’t much to me either way:)

  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    nbrowser wrote: »
    This is cool and kinda looks like a turntable...I'd rock it!

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    Circa mid 1970s
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 17,439
    Clamps no doubt help vinyl playback. On the rare occasion I'll spin a record it's part of the routine I go through; brush the record, clean the stylus and clamp the record. If you use a loudness button or a sub at a fairly loud volume I've found that spiking the subs and speakers is very important to keep the feedback away from the needle.
    On heavy rock, where there is some actual talent involved, ring clamps and center weights do make a difference.

    Nothing helps KISS sound good, but they are fun to listen to anyway. :p

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 9,847
    Every time I see this thread title my mind adds an ‘i’ into it. And I am disappointed every time. :)

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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 17,439
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    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with PS Audio NuWave Phono converter, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Krell Evolution 525a CD Player, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 Blu-ray , Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 17,326
    there seems to be a theme, a leitmotif, if you will, developing this morning...
    "It's like watching a roomful of people who couldn't get through college algebra discussing the flaws of quantum physics theory. I guess it could be fun, but it's ultimately a waste of time." -- seen on audiokarma

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  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    Yes uncle Jesse sightings all over!
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  • msgmsg Posts: 3,957
    Clipdat wrote: »
    My vinyl/DJ setup powered off with dust covers in place, and then powered up and ready to go.

    The black bag on the lower left is also full of records. And I have another 6 cube storage unit full of vinyl in the other room.
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    awww sheet, pardy at Drew's!
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  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    Sweet setup!
    2CH: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,000
    edited February 13
    How heavy could a TT be? Maybe one like John's. Yup, I just read the sentence below the video. It must be just like John's.
    https://www.facebook.com/audiogon/videos/10155028619695740/
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 3,096
    Time for her to retire.

    Should've used a dolly or hand truck to get it off the truck and up to the door. Since when does UPS advocate rolling a package like that?

    Yet another reason why I will only use FedEx if possible.
    Tony M wrote: »
    How heavy could a TT be? Maybe one like John's.
    https://www.facebook.com/audiogon/videos/10155028619695740/

    Got Dayens?
  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    Tony M wrote: »
    How heavy could a TT be? Maybe one like John's. Yup, I just read the sentence below the video. It must be just like John's.
    https://www.facebook.com/audiogon/videos/10155028619695740/

    OMG! That is ridiculus! I can only imagine their faces when they opened up the box! Ouch!
    2CH: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 3,096
    I'm surprised they didn't just immediately refuse the shipment, and have her roll it right back down to the truck.

    At least they had a nice high resolution video to submit with the shipping insurance claim.
    verb wrote: »
    OMG! That is ridiculus! I can only imagine their faces when they opened up the box! Ouch!

    Got Dayens?
  • halohalo Posts: 3,945
    dr1978 wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    Technics SL-Q3 w/ Shure M95ED
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    Bottlehead Reduction Phono pre with Integration upgrade (Amperex white PQ 6922 tubes) & Mahogany base
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    Is that the "definitive version" of Fragile that just came out? One of my favorite albums ever and the new version is packaged perfectly and sounds great.
    dr1978 wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    Technics SL-Q3 w/ Shure M95ED
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    Bottlehead Reduction Phono pre with Integration upgrade (Amperex white PQ 6922 tubes) & Mahogany base
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    Is that the "definitive version" of Fragile that just came out? One of my favorite albums ever and the new version is packaged perfectly and sounds great.
    dr1978 wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    Technics SL-Q3 w/ Shure M95ED
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    Bottlehead Reduction Phono pre with Integration upgrade (Amperex white PQ 6922 tubes) & Mahogany base
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    Is that the "definitive version" of Fragile that just came out? One of my favorite albums ever and the new version is packaged perfectly and sounds great.

    This is the standard version of the latest 180g 3-record set/release/pressing from the nin.com store. The store had major issues getting these newer releases out to those, like me, who preordered them. The site has periodically been “under maintenance” ever since. The previous release/pressing is said to be not very good. I can’t find any faults with these. I just need a better cart and a SUT to take full advantage! lol.
  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    edited February 15
    verb wrote: »
    A unique concept. Making a comeback?
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    I have a vertical table in the downstairs retro system!

    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    My air bearing linear tracking a warp...

    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    edited February 15
    My Nottingham Space 294 with 12" Moerch DP-6 arm and Wave Mechanic (Nottingham's speed control power supply). FF to 1:30 for the vinyl part... This was my go to table before the Lenco idler drive.

    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Salk SoundScape 8's * Audio Research Reference 3 * Bottlehead Eros Phono * Park's Audio Budgie SUT * Krell KSA-250 * Harmonic Technology Pro 9+ & Pro 11+ * Signature Series Sonore Music Server w/Deux PS* Twisted Pear Buffalo III Dual Mono ESS Sabre32 DAC * Heavy Plinth Lenco L75 Idler Drive * AA MG-1 Linear Air Bearing Arm * AT33PTG/II & Denon 103R * Richard Gray 600S * NHT B-12d subs * GIK Acoustic Treatments * Sennheiser HD650 *

  • dr1978dr1978 Posts: 169
    halo wrote: »

    This is the standard version of the latest 180g 3-record set/release/pressing from the nin.com store. The store had major issues getting these newer releases out to those, like me, who preordered them. The site has periodically been “under maintenance” ever since. The previous release/pressing is said to be not very good. I can’t find any faults with these. I just need a better cart and a SUT to take full advantage! lol.

    Yeah, that's the one. I think they branded it the definitive edition. I wanted to do the preorder as soon as they announced it but (luckily it turns out) I didn't have the cash. I heard about the delays but then kind of forgot about it. Hopped on their site not long ago when I ran into some cash and it was available to ship immediately. This just might be the first album I spin once I get my new setup put together.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 3,096
    Awesome Trentemoller album, love that one - have the same vinyl.

    That's a great KLF track as well.

    Nice tune choices sir :)
    SCompRacer wrote: »
    I have a vertical table in the downstairs retro system!
    SCompRacer wrote: »
    My air bearing linear tracking a warp...

    Got Dayens?
  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    I had a Yamaha YP-D10 once upon a time...this table had adjustable VTA.

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    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Salk SoundScape 8's * Audio Research Reference 3 * Bottlehead Eros Phono * Park's Audio Budgie SUT * Krell KSA-250 * Harmonic Technology Pro 9+ & Pro 11+ * Signature Series Sonore Music Server w/Deux PS* Twisted Pear Buffalo III Dual Mono ESS Sabre32 DAC * Heavy Plinth Lenco L75 Idler Drive * AA MG-1 Linear Air Bearing Arm * AT33PTG/II & Denon 103R * Richard Gray 600S * NHT B-12d subs * GIK Acoustic Treatments * Sennheiser HD650 *

  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    edited February 15
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Awesome Trentemoller album, love that one - have the same vinyl.

    That's a great KLF track as well.

    Nice tune choices sir :)


    Thanks! Remember Wanda Dee? We likes to have some fun along with serious music!
    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Salk SoundScape 8's * Audio Research Reference 3 * Bottlehead Eros Phono * Park's Audio Budgie SUT * Krell KSA-250 * Harmonic Technology Pro 9+ & Pro 11+ * Signature Series Sonore Music Server w/Deux PS* Twisted Pear Buffalo III Dual Mono ESS Sabre32 DAC * Heavy Plinth Lenco L75 Idler Drive * AA MG-1 Linear Air Bearing Arm * AT33PTG/II & Denon 103R * Richard Gray 600S * NHT B-12d subs * GIK Acoustic Treatments * Sennheiser HD650 *

  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    This falls in under..

    * Other gizmos, speed adjust, pitch, anti skip, etc.

    I was trying different turntables and often didn't have protractors for them. This also allowed for marking and drilling arm board - spindle center to center.

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    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Salk SoundScape 8's * Audio Research Reference 3 * Bottlehead Eros Phono * Park's Audio Budgie SUT * Krell KSA-250 * Harmonic Technology Pro 9+ & Pro 11+ * Signature Series Sonore Music Server w/Deux PS* Twisted Pear Buffalo III Dual Mono ESS Sabre32 DAC * Heavy Plinth Lenco L75 Idler Drive * AA MG-1 Linear Air Bearing Arm * AT33PTG/II & Denon 103R * Richard Gray 600S * NHT B-12d subs * GIK Acoustic Treatments * Sennheiser HD650 *

  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,728
    edited February 15
    *Other gizmos, speed adjust, pitch, anti skip, etc....

    I was a beta tester for the 25 watt Phoenix power supply. The Lenco has a high torque motor, ~ 22 watts. Previously he only offered a 6 and 15 watt controller, IIRC. Adding the RoadRunner tach meant having platter speed automatically controlled.

    The Lenco has 4 speeds. You moved the idler postion for 16, 33, 45 and 78. I olny need 33 and 45, so now I push a button between 33 and 45 speeds instead of moving the idler.

    Sadly he retired and closed shop. His approach was better than some of the previous high dollar analog speed controls. Ones that shifted speed as they warmed up.

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    Make yourself necessary to someone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Salk SoundScape 8's * Audio Research Reference 3 * Bottlehead Eros Phono * Park's Audio Budgie SUT * Krell KSA-250 * Harmonic Technology Pro 9+ & Pro 11+ * Signature Series Sonore Music Server w/Deux PS* Twisted Pear Buffalo III Dual Mono ESS Sabre32 DAC * Heavy Plinth Lenco L75 Idler Drive * AA MG-1 Linear Air Bearing Arm * AT33PTG/II & Denon 103R * Richard Gray 600S * NHT B-12d subs * GIK Acoustic Treatments * Sennheiser HD650 *

  • JhaymanJhayman Posts: 1,555
    My little slice of Heaven

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  • JhaymanJhayman Posts: 1,555
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    ATC SCM40's,VTL TL 2.5 Preamp,PSB Stratus Goldi's,McCormack DNA 500,McCormack MAP-1 Preamp,Pro-Ject Xtension 10 TT,Ortofon Cadenza Red/Nordost RedDawn LS Speaker cables, Bryston BDP-2, Bryston BDA-2,PS Audio AC-3 power cables
  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    Sweet TT @Jhayman !
    2CH: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
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  • verbverb Posts: 2,388
    You've been holding out on us @SCompRacer ! Nice TT's! The speed control unit is way cool! Too bad he closed up shop.
    2CH: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
    Office: PC, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
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