I prefer stereo. *more than half the transfers have a better quality on one
side* due to unknown factors, but especially on homemade 78s or cardboard
records (such as Gem wartime). all this is possibly due to previous
playback wear. as for cantilever resonance, I'll take improved transfer
(S/N) any day over such issues. I also prefer playback at 33 or 45 for
> I am needing advice on turntables.
>> I am looking for a turntable that I will only play 78s on. I have another
>> setup in a different room for Lps & 45s. I do prefer a standard head so I
>> can easily change cartridges. And I would also like advice on cartridges
>> and styli I have tended to use shure, but I know there are newer options.
>> When there was still a good repairman in Baltimore this would have been
>> an easy decision I would have just gone to Leon, but he died a few years
>> ago. I have multiple semi working turntables and it is time for something
>> reliable. I am not looking for high end, mid range is more appropriate, but
>> I don't need the cheapest. I would consider used locally if anyone has
>> recommendations, especially if I could include my miscellaneous ones in
>> trade. But a used one must be in excellent condition.
>> But I am more inclined to go for new.
>> Cheryl Thurber
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