Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by balky » 23 Dec 2018 07:41

Delta667 wrote:
22 Dec 2018 17:41
Thanks Bobby!
And this is for Bill, he retained the right to read our messages))
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Yea, he told me about it... just waiting for the "others" to be done before I get one... :D
Really nice stuff indeed...

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 23 Dec 2018 10:08

Thank you Wim :D
nezbleu wrote:
23 Dec 2018 06:15
Beautiful. Did you adapt an existing MC motor assembly? Or is this entirely a new device?
This is the optimization of my MС generator, endless experiments with coils and cantilevers.
I raised the quality of parts processing and cartridge assembly to a new level.
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 23 Dec 2018 10:44

I should not forget about cartridges from other manufacturers.
Ortofon SPU-G Mono 25 D.
This is the one that does not spoil the vinyl with stereo tracks, like Denon DL-102.
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Loader » 24 Dec 2018 16:14

Merry Xmas everybody. In Germany we allready celebrate today. Have a nice and pleasent holliday season.

This a view from my balcony at sunset towards the Alps in south direction.
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Waiting for Santa's sledge. Anticipating nice Vinyl Hardware. Hoping he's not too late today... :lol:

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Wimbo » 24 Dec 2018 23:23

Loader wrote:
24 Dec 2018 16:14
Merry Xmas everybody. In Germany we allready celebrate today. Have a nice and pleasent holliday season.

This a view from my balcony at sunset towards the Alps in south direction.

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Waiting for Santa's sledge. Anticipating nice Vinyl Hardware. Hoping he's not too late today... :lol:
Yes, Merry Christmas Loader and everyone else.
9AM Christmas Day.

Santa sent me a beautiful day :)
My backyard.
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by stevoz » 25 Dec 2018 01:51

Yes, Merry Christmas to you Wimbo and everyone else here on VE. Hot day here in Victoria, currently 32C at 11.53, expecting a top of 34C but it could go higher. Yikes! Have a great day and hope you all get some great (analogue) gifts! =D> :D

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Post by Delta667 » 25 Dec 2018 03:41

Friends and colleagues, I congratulate you on Christmas!
Hello everyone from the fabulous vinyl forest!
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My gifts to friends from Australia some winter freshness ...
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... from my backyard ))

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by balky » 25 Dec 2018 07:17

Merry Christmas to all in VE...

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My Newly Restored Grace F-9

Post by Clem » 25 Dec 2018 17:43

https://i.imgur.com/uPcztw2l.jpg
I've had this cartridge since '85. Purchased it and the Grace Arm G-707 in Tokyo. I know I paid less than $200 for them both.
I broke the ruby cantilever about 7 years ago when I moved. I just found a guy on eBay that replaces the ruby cantilever with a better one, same ruby stylus. I'm very pleased.

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Loader » 25 Dec 2018 23:23

Wimbo wrote:
24 Dec 2018 23:23
Loader wrote:
24 Dec 2018 16:14
Merry Xmas everybody. In Germany we allready celebrate today. Have a nice and pleasent holliday season.

This a view from my balcony at sunset towards the Alps in south direction.

IMG_20181207_161534~2 - Kopie.jpg


Waiting for Santa's sledge. Anticipating nice Vinyl Hardware. Hoping he's not too late today... :lol:
Yes, Merry Christmas Loader and everyone else.
9AM Christmas Day.

Santa sent me a beautiful day :)
My backyard.
Wow Wimbo, appears that you live over in Paradise... =D> ... [-o<...though, what about funnel webs and red backs... :shock:

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Loader » 25 Dec 2018 23:56

Delta667 wrote:
25 Dec 2018 03:41
Friends and colleagues, I congratulate you on Christmas!
Hello everyone from the fabulous vinyl forest!
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My gifts to friends from Australia some winter freshness ...
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... from my backyard ))
Hello Dmitry,

reagarding your location, it seems to be rather warm:
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converting to °C = -14°

Saw a documention from Irkutsk recently. Temperatures were arround -50°C (-58° F)...at -20°C (-4°F) people felt comfortable and wear T-Shirts outside... =D>

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Wimbo » 26 Dec 2018 01:20

Loader wrote:
25 Dec 2018 23:23
Wimbo wrote:
24 Dec 2018 23:23
Loader wrote:
24 Dec 2018 16:14
Merry Xmas everybody. In Germany we allready celebrate today. Have a nice and pleasent holliday season.

This a view from my balcony at sunset towards the Alps in south direction.

IMG_20181207_161534~2 - Kopie.jpg


Waiting for Santa's sledge. Anticipating nice Vinyl Hardware. Hoping he's not too late today... :lol:
Yes, Merry Christmas Loader and everyone else.
9AM Christmas Day.

Santa sent me a beautiful day :)
My backyard.
Wow Wimbo, appears that you live over in Paradise... =D> ... [-o<...though, what about funnel webs and red backs... :shock:
Brown snakes more of a problem where I live Loader :wink:

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Re: My Newly Restored Grace F-9

Post by stevoz » 26 Dec 2018 06:50

Clem wrote:
25 Dec 2018 17:43
https://i.imgur.com/uPcztw2l.jpg
I've had this cartridge since '85. Purchased it and the Grace Arm G-707 in Tokyo. I know I paid less than $200 for them both.
I broke the ruby cantilever about 7 years ago when I moved. I just found a guy on eBay that replaces the ruby cantilever with a better one, same ruby stylus. I'm very pleased.
Sorry to burst your bubble but the cantilever used to be Ruby, not the tip. You now appear to have an aluminium cantilever with the 'same' hyper-elliptical diamond tip. It is not a 'Ruby' anymore :cry:.....it's moreso an F9E.....but it will still sound fantastic. =D>

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by BMRR » 26 Dec 2018 15:23

There is a guy on eBay who actually does sell new aluminum cantilevers with ruby tips (rather than diamond tips)... personally I'm not sure why anyone would choose a ruby tip over a diamond tip unless they enjoy replacing their stylus every 50-100 hours.

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Re: My Newly Restored Grace F-9

Post by Clem » 26 Dec 2018 18:24

stevoz wrote:
26 Dec 2018 06:50
Clem wrote:
25 Dec 2018 17:43
https://i.imgur.com/uPcztw2l.jpg
I've had this cartridge since '85. Purchased it and the Grace Arm G-707 in Tokyo. I know I paid less than $200 for them both.
I broke the ruby cantilever about 7 years ago when I moved. I just found a guy on eBay that replaces the ruby cantilever with a better one, same ruby stylus. I'm very pleased.
Sorry to burst your bubble but the cantilever used to be Ruby, not the tip. You now appear to have an aluminium cantilever with the 'same' hyper-elliptical diamond tip. It is not a 'Ruby' anymore :cry:.....it's moreso an F9E.....but it will still sound fantastic. =D>
You are correct: the cantilever was ruby. Yes, it's replaced by an aluminum one, and yes, it sounds great. I played it all day Christmas.

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