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Latteman
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Damm

Unread post by Latteman » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:55 pm

🤬 just knocked the tip off my Grado wood bodied reference mm
It was new to me £160 on eBay about a year ago and is £300-400 new
Does anyone have info on Re tipping cost or should I forget it
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Unread post by Vinyl-ant » Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:38 pm

It will probably cost you more than you paid for it to have a new Cantilever and stylus put on it
Depends if you are willing to spend the required on having it fixed or wether a new cart is a better option financially.
Northwest analogue or Expert stylus company are a good bet, depends if they will take on the job
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Re: Damm

Unread post by antonio66 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:06 pm

As Ant says, it's near enough the same value cartridge as the re-tipping costs, so it depends on how much you like the Grado or if you fancy a change and buy a new one.

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Unread post by Latteman » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:19 pm

Cheers
Just waiting to hear from northwest before deciding
Cheers Ant- got something I can use but would like to hear it sometime ✅
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Re: Damm

Unread post by Hannes-Gregor » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:32 pm

If you want to send it to Germany, Franz-Josef Schulte does a very good work. Retipping with an elliptical stylus is 125 EUR. Tonabnehmerservice.de
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Unread post by _D_S_J_R_ » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:38 pm

I don't know the wood body Grado's as well as the prestige line, but isn't the stylus as replaceable as on these lower models?

Maybe totally wrong for you but look here - https://www.analogueseduction.net/stylu ... ement.html

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Re: Damm

Unread post by Latteman » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:57 pm

I wish- this is the wood body that is non replaceable cheers
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Re: Damm

Unread post by Latteman » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:58 pm

Hannes-Gregor wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:32 pm
If you want to send it to Germany, Franz-Josef Schulte does a very good work. Retipping with an elliptical stylus is 125 EUR. Tonabnehmerservice.de
Thanks will have a look ✅
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Re: Damm

Unread post by Hannes-Gregor » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:28 pm

Latteman wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:58 pm
Hannes-Gregor wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:32 pm
If you want to send it to Germany, Franz-Josef Schulte does a very good work. Retipping with an elliptical stylus is 125 EUR. Tonabnehmerservice.de
Thanks will have a look ✅
You're welcome. Some years ago his predecessor Axel Schürholz did a Yamaha MC-9 for me with this stylus. Sounded as good as before and lasted over 1500 hours. Franz-Josef Schulte worked within the company for years before taking it over after the retirement of his boss.

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Re: Damm

Unread post by Latteman » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:18 pm

Going to cost me in the Uk about £380 minimum so with the cost in mind I’m gonna look for something else- in the mean time eco stick, shim & patience

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