Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

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a.wayne
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Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by a.wayne » 13 Mar 2018 21:34

Anyone familiar with this Shibata replacement for an OM30

https://www.turntableneedles.com/Japan- ... _4162.html

thoughts on it vs the Jico OM30 elliptical replacement ...


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Re: Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by balky » 13 Mar 2018 21:52

I'm not a 1000 miles near being knowledgeable on styli, but information on the link says it is bonded shibata... not nude... from what I know, that can mean a lot...

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Re: Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by denvertrakker » 13 Mar 2018 23:16

Since their listing says it's from Japan, it probably IS a Jico.

I wouldn't worry about bonded vs. nude from Jico; a nude Shibata would be much more expensive.

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Re: Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by a.wayne » 15 Mar 2018 01:19

Jico offers only an elliptical , this Bonded Shibata is another option I'm looking at ....

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Re: Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by uniman4 » 15 Mar 2018 08:50

Can i please have your current regular OM30 sytlus? I would gladly take that off your hands for you, pay you a few bucks even on top of it! Let me know. ;-)

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Re: Ortofon OM30 replacement stylus

Post by a.wayne » 18 Mar 2018 04:08

Sure its free , well whats left of it ..... :)

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