Show us your unique turntable or record player!

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by vinyl master » 06 Feb 2019 20:29

And lest I forget, an RCA Victor, similar to my 9-JY, but with a black spindle, instead of a red one...Ladies and gentlemen, the 45-J! =D>

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Post by vinyl master » 06 Feb 2019 20:33

And one more for the turntable fans, how about this Fisher here...an MT-6310c in black! 8)

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Post by vinyl master » 06 Feb 2019 20:39

Last but not least, I thought you guys might like to see this Sylania tabletop console I saw on my local Craigslist...It has a Dual 1010 turntable fitted into it...Just lovely stuff! 8)

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If any of you guys were thinking of getting a console, but figured they were too heavy or take up too much room, something like that might be right up your alley! :D

In any case, I hope you guys and gals enjoyed that rather extended romp through hi-fi's golden age...Stay tuned for more of these to come in the future! =D>

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Spinner45 » 06 Feb 2019 21:58

vinyl master wrote:
06 Feb 2019 20:29
And lest I forget, an RCA Victor, similar to my 9-JY, but with a black spindle, instead of a red one...Ladies and gentlemen, the 45-J! =D>

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That's a crusty old 45J!

Come look at MY 45J, in pristine condition, with a Pickering cartridge, playing a tune! :wink:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAsllfPIuiw

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by vinyl master » 06 Feb 2019 22:14

Nice RCA there, Spinner! =D>

Funny thing about "Who Put The Bomp?"...I remember our junior high school putting on a talent show once and the vocal music class doing a version of that...My, how time does fly! :)

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by vinyl master » 07 Feb 2019 03:52

By the way, what model of Pickering cartridge are you using with her? :-k

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Spinner45 » 07 Feb 2019 04:02

vinyl master wrote:
07 Feb 2019 03:52
By the way, what model of Pickering cartridge are you using with her? :-k
Just a regular P/AC-1 pickering, strapped for mono, tracking at 4.5 grams.
I built a small preamp into the base too so it goes into an "aux" just fine.

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by jdjohn » 08 Feb 2019 01:11

vinyl master wrote:
06 Feb 2019 20:22
Another linear tracker was this Mitusbishi LT-22...

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I bet this would sound mighty fine if you tried it! Look at that B&O cartridge 8)

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by vinyl master » 08 Feb 2019 01:20

jdjohn wrote:
08 Feb 2019 01:11
vinyl master wrote:
06 Feb 2019 20:22
Another linear tracker was this Mitusbishi LT-22...

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I bet this would sound mighty fine if you tried it! Look at that B&O cartridge 8)
No doubt, Jody! =D> By the way, you seem to have come across a lot of audio goodies in your travels...What's the oddest turntable or record player you've found searching? :-k

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by jdjohn » 09 Feb 2019 20:11

Well Tony, it would probably be an Optonica RP-114VL/BSLT:
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It sits vertically, and can play both sides of a record - has a tonearm on each side. BSLT = Both Sides Linear Tracker.

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Harrissam » 12 Feb 2019 02:48

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Here’s our 1953 RCA Victor 45 RPM J-2. Just finished the restoration. It’s connected to an RCA Victor model 17k radio. Now I’m on the lookout for an RCA Victor 45 EY-2 for restoration. :D

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Big B5515 » 12 Feb 2019 03:10

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Next, we have a REALLY OLD manual crank-operated Victrola...

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I like the record storage compartment underneath...
Looks to be a Colombia Grafonola Jewl (possibly also called model 35 or 50?) as i have one identical sitting in the dining room. Openings on front are shutters for speaker, volume is adjusted by opening and closing with the knob on side. The heavyweight tonearm champion of my collection tracking in excess of 180 grams!
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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by vinyl master » 12 Feb 2019 04:14

Big B, it is a pleasure to have you back, and on my thread, too...Trust me when I say you've been missed here on VE! =D>

And I understand about taking a little time away...Sometimes, we all need to do that from time to time... :wink:

You've owned a lot of very unique historical pieces (and a lot of the knowledge of these things has gone by the wayside), so anytime you'd like to share any more pics of your weird and wonderful finds over the years (even if they are items you don't actually own, but have just seen), you're more than welcome to do so here! 8)

If it plays recordings and looks to be of an unusual or different design, this is the place to show it off! :D

And by the way...Personally, I think that keeping the history of our hobby alive is just as important as investing in it's future!

So, keep the great pics coming! =D>

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Big B5515 » 12 Feb 2019 21:05

Just realized I misspelled the name Jewel :oops: , this old newspaper ad clipping I had stashed might better explain things as well as the machine & package prices being it's alternate model numbers.

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Re: Show us your unique turntable or record player!

Post by Trilogy » 12 Feb 2019 21:12

Didn't see a Kenwood "The Rock" anywhere ? I think they were made about the late 70's. Granite body I believe.

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