I can’t address the stylus question, but are you sure it isn’t wear on the record that is the source of the distortion?
> On Mar 27, 2019, at 6:21 AM, 6295LARGE <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello everyone
> I'm trying to transfer a 1939-40 set Decca of Deanna Durbin (Decca Album
> Can anyone suggest a stylus size and configuration right off the bat?
> I'm getting distortion with the 8 different Shure M44-G styli I'm using
> from Expert Stylus. I've also tried my *GE RPJ-047*, which has often saved
> the day when no other stylus sounded good, and a *GE VRII* which worked
> well on one side of this Decca record, but not the other side. That's
> weird, isn't it?
> Please suggest a stylus size and configuration.
> Ben Roth
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