Rega rb300 on thorens td150

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Lundberg80
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Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by Lundberg80 » 04 Oct 2019 12:59

Hello.

Im thinking of upgrading my thorens td150 with a rega rb300 arm. Do i need some spacers to raise the arm on this TT?

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by Mr Pig » 04 Oct 2019 23:07

How high the Rega needs to be on any turntable will depend on the cartridge. I'd fit it to the deck with the cart you want to use and see what it looks like.

What arm do you have now?

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by nat » 04 Oct 2019 23:57

Are the pivot to stylus distance, and the arm hole and base size suitable for the arm board? I think they are, but that's the sort of thing you want to be sure of before buying. And you will probably need to retune the suspension.

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by Lundberg80 » 05 Oct 2019 07:58

nat wrote:
04 Oct 2019 23:57
Are the pivot to stylus distance, and the arm hole and base size suitable for the arm board? I think they are, but that's the sort of thing you want to be sure of before buying. And you will probably need to retune the suspension.
Thanks for the replik. I have the original tp13 arm right now.

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by elreza » 05 Oct 2019 08:22

you will need a new armboard unless you can manage to drill a 25mm hole in the existing one in the right place 222mm form the centre spindle

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by abs1 » 05 Oct 2019 17:40

There might even be some pre-drilled armboards available for the RB300/TD150 installation. You might check e-bay or similar. IIRC it's a popular arm/table combination.

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Re: Rega rb300 on thorens td150

Post by Lundberg80 » 06 Oct 2019 20:19

elreza wrote:
05 Oct 2019 08:22
you will need a new armboard unless you can manage to drill a 25mm hole in the existing one in the right place 222mm form the centre spindle
Yeah, i will make a diy armboard for the rega arm. The premade from eBay dosent come cheep at all.

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