I have an Ion TTUSB plastic plinth TT and for fun, I was thinking about taking it apart, and making a new plinth for it from some Teac I have in the garage, maybe lathing a new platter for it from acrylic or MDF, and swapping the crap cart it has for a Sumiko Pearl I'll have as a spare cart here on a new headshel (the S-arm on mine uses a universal headshel with the 4 H pin connector)
I know it's a crap TT to begin with, but it seemed like an amusing project to see just what I could get out of it with a little woodworking, just toi see what the TT is capable of producing instead of just trying to sell it off for $20 or $30.
I'm taking the pearl off of my RM 1.3, so why not put it to better use?
The only concern I have is getting the TT apart and seeing if I can shim the tonearm to work on a new plinth at the proper height, since this oen is fixed in place on the plastic base.
Thoughts? (hides behind something sturdy)