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Old 28th June 2003, 02:08 PM   #1
louis is offline louis  United Kingdom
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Default Thorens TD 124 MKII question

hi all I'm new to this forum. I've been into DIY hi-fi for a few years. I've got a WAD KEL 84 valve amp and WAD KLS8 High Sensitivity speakers and a Turn table i made myself (if i can get hold of a dig camera I'll post a few pics sometime in the furture!). I'm currently getting going my Thorens TD124 Mk11 going again after gathering dust for a numbber of years and i was wondering if there is somewhere that sell spares.
I need some grub screws but they sem to strange sizes I think they are metric because it was made in switzerland.
Sizes are M8X1mm Pitch
M3.5 don't know the pitch i think it's metic coarse)


P.s. Great thread on buliding you're diy turntable I learnt Load's of stuff!!
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Old 30th June 2003, 10:54 AM   #2
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Hi Lou,

First of all welcome to the forum.

Sizes are M8X1mm Pitch etc.
Those are indeed standard metric screws.
Have you tried specialised hardware stores in the U.K.?

If unsuccessful, I'm quite certain RS Components carries those as well.


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Old 1st July 2003, 05:42 PM   #3
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Any engineering supplier will sell you these if you trot down to their trade counter. Very standard stuff. They will also take the ^$*& if you don't use absolutely correct terminology when asking for parts. Take the old ones along, if possible, it saves humiliation.
The loudspeaker: The only commercial Hi-Fi item where a disproportionate part of the budget isn't spent on the box. And the one where it would make a difference...
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Old 2nd July 2003, 04:27 AM   #4
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Default Thanks for the info

Hi again,
Thanks for the info Frank and EC8010
I've found some M3.5 screws I can cut the heads off in the maplin catatlogue.
I'll check out a engineering suppliers for the other one.

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