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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:14 pm

To finish the theme you need a SUT and a valve MM stage.

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Unread post by savvypaul » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:15 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:14 pm
To finish the theme you need a SUT and a valve MM stage.
I really don't...
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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by Toontrev » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:49 am

Could do, however they are extremely heavy but it would make for an interesting listen. I recall that there is a date stamp inside of the cabinets which makes them circa 1966!
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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by savvypaul » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:47 pm

After a 6 hour vinyl session, today, it struck me that my £5k WTL Versalex / Transfiguration cartridge hasn't had much of a look in since the Lenco arrived.

These idlers really are something special musically - I also loved Andy-831's Garrard 401 when he bought it over to mine.

I can't see how anything can beat the sound per pound value that Vinyl-Ant is giving with his Lenco restorations.

When you realise you can't get to the turntable for LP covers all over the floor then you know you're having a good time!
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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by Chopsaw54 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:38 pm

savvypaul wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:15 pm
Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:14 pm
To finish the theme you need a SUT and a valve MM stage.
I really don't...

You do, you do :grin:

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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:23 pm

Belts are for holding trousers up.

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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by wiicrackpot » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:18 pm

savvypaul wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:41 pm
In my vintage / vintage inspired system...

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Thank you to Ant for brilliant work. He is super helpful, knowledgeable and expert. And, thanks to wiicrackpot for letting me buy his AT tonearm. It's a great match for the Lenco and the 103. Must also mention Andy-831 who bought his slate plinth Garrard all the way over to the wilds of West Durham to get me hooked on Idlers!

Proper write up to follow over next few weeks.
Just caught up with this thread, don't know how i missed the above post and was gonna ask for pics,
you're welcome Paul, beautiful match that arm with your 88 and lovely system. 8-)

Happy New Year to everyone. :guiness;
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Re: make your own g88

Unread post by savvypaul » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:25 pm

wiicrackpot wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:18 pm
Just caught up with this thread, don't know how i missed the above post and was gonna ask for pics,
you're welcome Paul, beautiful match that arm with your 88 and lovely system. 8-)

Happy New Year to everyone. :guiness;
The AT is very well made and in excellent nick. It's also blissfully easy to adjust.

Seems to be an ideal partner for the 103 (also going to try an SPU at some point).

Thanks again and HNY! :guiness;
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