Hi vinyl addicts, this is my first post!
1/ Thorens 166 130€
Ortofon OM 10 65€
New 20mmMDF base, damping and ext.rewiring (DIY) 15€
2/ Dual 1225 + ShureM75 cart FREE
(former family stereo)
NAD 3020 (custom frontplate
Wharfedale Diamond 9.1 160€
Speaker cable 20€
Yes, I'm still on the cheap side...
The Thorens was too pricey, I realised after lurking around forums. It came with two carts, tough: Nagaoka C51-MII (worn stylus) and Pickering V-15 micro IV (broken cantilever)
I've already upgraded the base (20mmMDF), damped the subchassis and planning to fit new arm (considering RB250 +rewiring).
Actually drawing the plans for a new wooden plinth (ash /oak probably