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DIY wooden_ rod_tonearm 17"

Posted 20th June 2014 at 09:14 PM by suwaned
Updated 30th October 2014 at 05:20 AM by suwaned

I have planning make a long wooden tonearm.

I have TA Technics as apart
I split apart and i put only Pivot.
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i made wooden rod for replace .

problem counter weight Technics light. and need more weight for balance.

Made counter weight from Bronze 220 mg.
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Distance Pivot to spindle new TA 17"
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try install to my TT not fixed and
Wooden TA on the track with cartridge MM Shure.


outsite place, DIY wooden TA 17" wiht alum stand of pivot and arm base from wood.
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It's very Long TA extraordinary . and i think this have little error track than 9"

wacth " test DIY tonearm wooden rod !&" on the track. Test2 DIY Tonearm 17"_wooden rod - YouTube

Test3 DIY wooden TA 17" - YouTube


The next stage:

I made stand of Pivot to replace temporary wood stand from alum dan a long arm base from wood. the work has been completed.
to be replace temporary a wooden stand and base.
finaly: the stand of pivot + arm base can be adjustment for vta and distance.
the results are not perfect like factory-made, but enough to be used.

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and i have some problem to apply my lift arm and rest arm from standard TT Technic .
for that i have modification:
Arm Lift by wood. and armrest, base for that i made fro acrylic.
Internal wire ( cable Headphone )
cartridge tag (socket pin tube)

I hope to be able to function on the track.

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and i have been finish to completed my DIY wooden TA 17" , gone on the track for test.

to my FRIENDs , you can do it and let's feel so difference ................

the first test i have problem skating in middle track , watch YouTube
and try to repair setting this ,
watch again 3rd test completed TA 17"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMuzvftfHu0
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