All you need is a small jeweler's screwdriver and the right mounting screws. I believe the Ortofon shell has pre-tapped holes, so all you need are the screws - no nuts.
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] GE VRII and Ortofon Headshell
It was I who posted the question about the Ortofon headshell and the GE
I know the Ortofon has the hole on the top for such purposes, but I don't
have the tools to mount the cartridge. It looks like no one else in the
ARSC can do it either.
On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 12:52 PM, Mickey Clark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Gary - It was Ben Roth - Mickey
> -----Original Message----- From: Gary A. Galo
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:25 AM
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] GE VRII and Ortofon Headshell
> I seem to have accidentally deleted the email regarding mounting a GE VRII
> cartridge in an old Ortofon headshell, so I don't know who sent it.
> Didn't the old Ortofon headshells have a pop-out cap in the top of the
> shell that allowed it to accommodate a VRII?
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> Arnold Schoenberg
> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> Igor Markevitch