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Old 25th September 2010, 03:48 AM   #21
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I wouldn't mind a couple of shots of the sub-chassis before you set it up. Can you borrow, or do you have a digital camera?

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Old 25th September 2010, 03:55 AM   #22
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I wouldn't mind a couple of shots of the sub-chassis before you set it up. Can you borrow, or do you have a digital camera?

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I'll be monitoring this thread, so I probably won't forget, but I'll see about getting some pictures (I've got a cheap digital camera) of the insides when and if I can.
Can't forget one's pals after all!

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Old 25th September 2010, 04:21 AM   #23
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(Dave has a few "kits" left over)
2 left now. One went off to Seattle today, and one packed to go to Calgary. One to go to Alert Bay.

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Old 25th September 2010, 04:23 AM   #24
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I think I have enough wire to make it work.
if not i have some 30g silver coated copper with teflon jacket...

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Old 25th September 2010, 04:46 AM   #25
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I'll be monitoring this thread, so I probably won't forget, but I'll see about getting some pictures (I've got a cheap digital camera) of the insides when and if I can.
Can't forget one's pals after all!
Thanks Terry. Very much appreciated.

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if not i have some 30g silver coated copper with teflon jacket...
Ok, thanks.

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Old 25th September 2010, 06:43 AM   #26
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2 left now. One went off to Seattle today, and one packed to go to Calgary. One to go to Alert Bay.

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Who in the world lives in Alert Bay, that cares about Audio in general, or TT's in particular?
The people up there only care about fishing (and Bonneville Speed Records?).


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Old 25th September 2010, 06:53 AM   #27
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Default Jeff and Terry...

do make the arms. They are worth the effort and even the $2.19 the original cost me to make

Jeff: the SL1200 would make an interesting listen, and is a work-horse. At worst, it's an appliance.

Terry. Lucky pooch. The simplicity of the arm is one of the things that I actually like most about this design. Please note, that the "joke" Altmann arm was my original inspiration.

In both cases you may have to create some sort of tab to allow you to move the arm easily, and some sort of arm rest (much like the Well Tempered type seems obvious).

I'm currently looking at the arm made by Bernard Salabert , and thinking of modifying the arm further, as well as trying one of these.

Any that make the "219" (sorry for the typo in the thread typo), please post your findings and comments.
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do make the arms. They are worth the effort and even the $2.19 the original cost me to make

Jeff: the SL1200 would make an interesting listen, and is a work-horse. At worst, it's an appliance.

Terry. Lucky pooch. The simplicity of the arm is one of the things that I actually like most about this design. Please note, that the "joke" Altmann arm was my original inspiration.

In both cases you may have to create some sort of tab to allow you to move the arm easily, and some sort of arm rest (much like the Well Tempered type seems obvious).

I'm currently looking at the arm made by Bernard Salabert , and thinking of modifying the arm further, as well as trying one of these.

Any that make the "219" (sorry for the typo in the thread typo), please post your findings and comments.
Stew,
I've seen that tonearm, or one very like it on a U-tube video.

Click the image to open in full size.

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Old 25th September 2010, 07:30 AM   #29
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Jeff: the SL1200 would make an interesting listen, and is a work-horse. At worst, it's an appliance.
LOL. I've never heard anyone call it an appliance before.

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And in this case there is no b*****it about any of it. The materials were chosen carefully with an eye towards a level of quality and the potential level of performance using commonly available items. Good design need not cost more

That was the point of my post.Good design needs only what it takes to be right,and black magic(b.....t),it ain't.I am not fond of methods that try to kill flies with a bomb.
I use a Stax UA 70 12",and a Rega RB 300, in my analogue setup,and I believe that both of them are good enough as reference points of match or exceed them.(exceed them,but I am playing modest)
Currently I am trying to build a linear, parallel tracking tonearm ,with a not great result ,so far, but your design is scintillating.
Thanks for your input.

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