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Old 1st March 2008, 04:09 AM   #11
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The eBay reseller selling the Unity Audio headshell leads (Oz Enterprises) has no more and couldn't deliver. Back to square one again or spend too much! Yikes!

This shouldn't have to be so painful.

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Old 9th March 2008, 06:38 PM   #12
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Why don't you solder your headshell wires directly on the headshell pins and cover the joints with some shrinkable sleeves?
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Old 9th March 2008, 10:37 PM   #13
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Why don't you solder your headshell wires directly on the headshell pins and cover the joints with some shrinkable sleeves?
Probably a good way to ruin most headshells out there which seem to have a plastic insert that melts by the time you have even managed to tin the pins. (I tried this once and was then forever plagued with intermittent connections only resolved when I replaced the entire headshell.)
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Old 9th March 2008, 10:42 PM   #14
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I have done it in some of my headshells without any problem.In the less than two seconds time you need to do it,no problem,even with headshells with plastic inserts.Many have teflon inserts.You just need to be careful and quick.
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Old 12th March 2008, 07:47 PM   #15
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Freeze the plastic insert of the shell with cold=spray and solder as quick as possible.
At the cartridge side , you can use the connector bushings of a female D-connector.

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