I'd also like to put in a good word for KAB. He makes great stuff
and is terrific to deal with. It's slightly out of your range, but
it's worth it.
At 04:00 PM 7/8/2008, you wrote:
>If you can go slightly but not much higher, I _highly_ recommend the
>KAB-modified Technics 1200:
>Kevin (KAB) is the man! He does great work and you call up you get
>him and deal with him directly. If you can stretch the wallet, get
>the fluid damping.
>The nice thing about one of these tables is that it does all three
>speeds well, you have a standard headshell and it's very easy to
>align a cartridge with the included alignment tool, and the speed
>accuracy is legendary. Plus, with your 78's, there's a
>pitch-varience that I think covers most of the odd "78"-ish speeds.
>One man's opinions, etc. I have one of these tables and like it very much.
>-- Tom Fine
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Mahern, Paul Cantwell"
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>Subject: [ARSCLIST] Turntable
>I am looking for a new turntable for home use. Does anyone have
>recommendations? I can spend about $500.00 - needs to play at 78 rpm.
>Thanks - Paul Mahern