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Old 21st June 2006, 03:01 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried the PFANSTIEHL replace stylus(s).?

If so,are they any good?
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Old 22nd June 2006, 11:36 AM   #2
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Unlikely IMO, For what cartridge ?, /sreten.
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Old 23rd June 2006, 05:54 AM   #3
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Default My experiences......

from my days in audio shops in the 70s was that these guys marketed alternatives to all the ceramic cartridge needles that were available back in the 60s and 70s.

They did market Shure, Stanton and other MM type cartridge needles but they generally didn't sound as good as the originals.

OTOH, they had far better margins for the dealer than the manufacturers.

Hope that helps.

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Old 23rd June 2006, 09:16 AM   #4
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Default Re: My experiences......

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Unlikely IMO, For what cartridge ?, /sreten.
The shure M55 and V15II


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Hope that helps.

Cheers,

David
Yes it does. Thank you both.
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Old 23rd June 2006, 09:52 AM   #5
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Hi,

V15II :

http://item.express.ebay.com/__Turnt...mdZExpressItem

M55E :

http://item.express.ebay.com/__Turnt...mdZExpressItem

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Old 23rd June 2006, 07:58 PM   #6
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I had not seen that name in decades!

They sold low cost alternative replacement stylii. I remember the big catalog with virtually every commercially available stylus listed.

I also remember they sold the flip/flop stylus that played 45/33s on one side and flip it over to play 78s.

Im surprised they are still around
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