How many turntables do you have?

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by robertor » 31 Mar 2019 18:47

DasherF wrote:
31 Mar 2019 18:27
........... I had no idea (tho I thought maybe) turntables could fit into other plinths...is there adapting to be done on some?
If you go to see the Grundig brand in the library of hifi-archiv.info you will find many Dual turntables on different Plinths.

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by DasherF » 06 Apr 2019 17:28

Sorry for the delay of "thanks for the info", robertor! I probably see more than I realized...

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by DasherF » 06 Apr 2019 17:47

My "new" Garrard Lab got me thinking "first things first". I decided my "other" Garrard, DD75, needed attention...the tonearm wiring...followed instructions per a YouTube video and after that, mounted the 2M Bronze to the headshell, aligned, and [-o< :cry: ( <happy, BTB) tried 'er out...yup, DeeDee sings! :cry: (<happier)
:lol: :lol: =D> =D> :D
...onto the next project... 8)
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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by jeetjeweetje » 16 Apr 2019 20:30

I have 10 at the moment...

Thorens TD125 mkII with SME 3009sII improved
Thorens TD145 mkII
Dual 701
Dual 1229
Dual 1228
Braun P4
Braun PS 600
Lenco L75 (custom project in the making)
'The Source' turntable
Philips all transistor portable pick up (for outdoor fun in the park :)

And my 3,5 year old has a Fisher Price turntable!

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by BoblK » 27 Apr 2019 23:41

I just increased my count to two recently with the acquisition of a Dual 1218 for $0.00. :D Needed some TLC, but it is up and running along side my Dual 1229 that I bought new in 1972.
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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by kavka » 04 May 2019 10:17

Yesterday I got Fisher MT6225. It was advertiset as non working. After some cleaning and lubrication + changing cables and rca connectors I conected it to my main sistem and it will stay there. I love it. it will get MC cart and that is it.
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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by ghidinal » 05 May 2019 00:20

I have 31

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by ghidinal » 05 May 2019 00:21

31

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by vinyl master » 05 May 2019 00:39

ghidinal wrote:
05 May 2019 00:21
31
31, people!! 31!! So, I guess I'm NOT the only one!! :-k =D>

OK, ghidinal...I'd love to see a list of your "babies" here! What models are they??? :-k :D

AND...Do you have any favorites out of the bunch? :-k

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by lbls1 » 05 May 2019 01:05

Some pics of my crafts:
1. My highly admired CS 1246 (with added AW3 spindle and Shure N44-7 stylus), 2. the family friend 1200 (with Shure v15 vmr), and 3. my attractive Garrard DD75.

The Garrard proved to be disappointing because of my inability to repair the cueing device, outside of that it is a good turntable. The Dual and the Technics are nicely matched. The Technics is very strong and athletic, yet the Dual has precise tracking and very good sound reproduction.
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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by IratiWanti » 05 May 2019 14:40

I have somewhere in the vicinity of 6-8 turntables of differing vintages stashed around my place at the moment, some complete others parts only. There was more I've passed along to friends...I found a Marantz 6270q in pretty good condition with a cut cord(?) in a skip early this morning, what do you think I did? It's now sitting on my work table waiting for a cord replacement 😉

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by ghidinal » 05 May 2019 15:12

here below my owned Turntable list updated at this morining:

Dual 1010, restored
Dual 1019, restored as original, the first from it everything started…it was my father’s turnplate.
Dual 1019, restored and revamped
Dual 1019, restored
Dual 1019, restored
Dual 1019, revamped
Dual 1019, restored, revamaped
Dual 1019, restored and revamped as per my concept
Dual 1019, under restoring
Dual 1216, restored
Dual 1218, restored
Dual 1219, restored, fully original
Dual 1224, restored
Dual 1224, restored
Dual 1226, restored and revamped
Dual 1228, restored and revamped
Dual 1229, restoring in progress
Dual 704, original
Dual 721, to be restored
Dual 1239, to be maintaned
Dual 1239, original
Dual USB 904, original
Technics SL2000, restored
Technics SL2000, restored
Technics SL-D3, original
Thorens 850, original
Thorens TD 124, under restoring (…just received today )
Sansui SR-222 MkV, original
ProJect Debut Carbon, original
Audio-Technica AT-LP120 USB, original, I want to revamp / modify
Aristona RD40 + SME III series, original
Pioneer PL-112D, revamped

cheers
Alessandro

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by vinyl master » 06 May 2019 06:19

ghidinal wrote:
05 May 2019 15:12
here below my owned Turntable list updated at this morining:

Dual 1010, restored
Dual 1019, restored as original, the first from it everything started…it was my father’s turnplate.
Dual 1019, restored and revamped
Dual 1019, restored
Dual 1019, restored
Dual 1019, revamped
Dual 1019, restored, revamaped
Dual 1019, restored and revamped as per my concept
Dual 1019, under restoring
Dual 1216, restored
Dual 1218, restored
Dual 1219, restored, fully original
Dual 1224, restored
Dual 1224, restored
Dual 1226, restored and revamped
Dual 1228, restored and revamped
Dual 1229, restoring in progress
Dual 704, original
Dual 721, to be restored
Dual 1239, to be maintaned
Dual 1239, original
Dual USB 904, original
Technics SL2000, restored
Technics SL2000, restored
Technics SL-D3, original
Thorens 850, original
Thorens TD 124, under restoring (…just received today )
Sansui SR-222 MkV, original
ProJect Debut Carbon, original
Audio-Technica AT-LP120 USB, original, I want to revamp / modify
Aristona RD40 + SME III series, original
Pioneer PL-112D, revamped

cheers
Alessandro
Alessandro, I bow down to you, good sir! =D>



I take it you are a Dual devotee, too (I have five of them myself...)! :wink:

You and our friends dualcan (Klaus) and mrow2 (Don) would have much in common, I'm sure, as they are our resident Dual repair masters! I may have you beat by a couple turntables (33, if I count them all!), but in this game, when you get to the level we're at, what are a few numbers between friends...More importantly is the joy we get out of our music and our musical machines! Just for the record, my list includes EVERY device I've EVER bought that plays records and NOT JUST THE GOOD ONES, either...

1. Concert Hall Wildcat BSR (cheap estate sale find)
2. Dual 1009F
3. Dual 1009SK
4. Dual 1019
5. Dual 1219 (a gift for the man I call my "vinyl mentor")
6. Dual 1226
7. Elac Miracord 40a
8. Fisher-Price turntable (for my niece)
9. Garrard 74M
10. General Electric V211 kid's record player (I have a thing for kitsch players, I guess... :roll: )
11. General Electric Wildcat (60's) (My FIRST record player ever!)
12. General Electric Slimline? (A smaller version of the Wildcat in sea-green color)
13. Harman Kardon T25 #1
14. Harman Kardon T25 #2
15. Panasonic SE-1217 tabletop console
16. Panasonic SG-X7 all-in-one system (A gift from my uncle, that I didn't want to refuse...)
17. Philips GA 427
18. Pioneer PL-12D II (in my backup system)
19. RCA Victor 9-JY 45 rpm turntable (The oldest one I own!)
20. Realistic Clarinette 20 w/ speakers (in blue) (again, more kitsch! #-o )
21. Sanyo P33 linear turntable (A freebie given to me!)
22. Sansui SR-212 (in my main vintage system)
23. Sears all-in-one system (My dad's old set)
24. Sony PSXL-250H #1 (The first one I paid full price for!)
25. Sony PSXL-250H #2 (Another thrift store cheapie that made me regret paying full price for the other one!)
26. Technics SL-D2
27. Technics SL-D202
28. Technics SL-D3

and yes, in a moment of weakness before I found this site, I bought 29. A Crosley Cruiser! ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

The only other one I paid full price for! #-o

I know, I know, but I've learned my lesson and it's now a home for spiders in the back of a closet...

Except for the two mentioned, all the others have been less than $100 USD, give or take, with most being $50 or less...

The other four machines are junk of various dubious origins...There might even be a cheap 80's Soundesign in there, no better than the Yorx Newave set I had that somehow "disappeared" back in the 90's... :lol: My problem is...For the MOST part, I never throw anything away and I think that maybe I can use the parts from even the "junk" machines for something...Oh, well...I keep looking for one never knows what the next "toy" will be that catches my eye! :lol:

You really have to enjoy this hobby to be in as deep as we are, though! :wink:

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by mysticfred » 07 May 2019 09:22

Maybe this thread should have been entitled "how many turntables have you had" as i only own one atm - a Linn Sondek.
my first hifi tt was a Dual cs505 back in 1981, excellent quality sound for the price and still something of a budget classic. my next one a year or two later was an Ariston RD80, it had a dreaded record clamp but was suspended sub chassis, this was referred to at the time as a poor man's Linn but sounded very good indeed, during the 90's when many were buying cd players i kept up with the latest albums on vinyl many of which i still play. Around that time i finally got my Linn and was not disappointed! :D i experimented with one or two new Rega Planar and Pro-ject tt's, one had a glass platter, amazing lively sound for a budget tt but with many inherent flaws, and a Roksan Xerxes, clumsily built but sounded ok.
Currently my collection of low fi record players include a Pye black box stereo twin valve amp record player and a Pye black box mono for 78's, they both sound amazing with old 50's and early 60's mono and stereo records, just like they should!

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Re: How many turntables do you have?

Post by chiptneedle » 07 May 2019 21:47

windywatchguy wrote:
22 Mar 2019 14:08
Am I the only one who finds it rather annoying when people feel compelled to announce when they buy something for a very low price? This thread was never meant as a place to share your amazingly cheap turntable. In fact, almost none of the threads here are related to the price you paid at Goodwill or a yardsale. I'm considering using this forum as a place to announce every great buy I make from now on. I'll start with this: Last week I got an artificial xmas tree for 3 USD. If you'd like the details of the manufacturer, height, type, etc. just ask.

The thing is, if it sounds good to you, put the bargain on your list.
I personally don't mind t'others broadcasting their joy, 'cos it is a moment of their own personal "new". Of which, i can visually picture the buzz on their blurred faces. I would love to listen to as many Gram players of certain quality that are listed by the lucky blighters.

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