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Old 13th September 2007, 01:25 PM   #1
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Default need help identifying this grado cartridge

got this from a pile of cartridges

mono. might be an early VR or MC cartridge but I am not sure.
cantilever is snapped off when I got it. so no stylus
cantilever might be made of nylon.
heavy! weighs like little herceles.

I wonder if this stylus is replacable?
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Old 13th September 2007, 04:32 PM   #2
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I'd contact Grado directly, they will probably be able to answer your question, and advise as to the possibility of replacing the stylus. I suspect it is a very early model.. (Late 1950's?) I've had a number of Grados, indeed I am still using one to this day, (the 8MR) but I've not seen one quite like that one.
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Hi, try http://www.vinylengine.com/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=19, /sreten.
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Old 18th September 2007, 06:47 AM   #4
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thanks. will try vinyl engine and asking grado about this matter simultaneously
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Old 19th September 2007, 05:52 AM   #5
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High fidelity Magazine Jan 58 page 122.

Announcing....The Grado Constant Impedance Moving Coil Cartridge

$45.00

looks like the stylus is broken off in the picture you posted.

Electrovoice aftermarket stylus book doesn't show a replacement. Mark
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