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Old 30th March 2016, 07:39 PM   #1
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Hi Folks
I've been building this for a friend and it's very interesting:
  • Base and plinth-birch ply
  • Inner platter and bearing- Origin Live Ultra
  • Motor- Premotec DC
  • Motor Control- Transcriptors
  • Platter- from an original Project RPM 6
  • Arm- pillar and horizontal bearings from an SME 3009
  • Rest of arm= ABEC 9 bearings/thin alu tube-12"
  • Record- John Coltrane- Lush life: sublime!
  • Watch outv for my latest unipivot- the Stealth Mk3 12"-pictures at the weekend

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Old 31st March 2016, 04:12 PM   #2
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Looks very well put together.

Out of curiosity what is that cartridge? Looks just a little out of place with all of the very fancy kit on that table.
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Old 31st March 2016, 06:06 PM   #3
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It's a Pickering XSV3000-one of the best mm's I've ever used.
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