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We use an SME 309 for up to 30cm discs.  It is a straight tone arm and is a
bit of a bore to use because changing headshells is a fiddle.  We also use
an SME 3012 for up to 16 inch discs (sorry I've mixed metric and imperial
units) which has an 'offset' and the headshell changes in a trice.
We also have a turntable fitted with a Revox parallel tracking arm but we
don't use it very much.

Nigel
British Library National Sound Archive

-----Original Message-----
From: Kurt Nauck [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 17 January 2003 21:02
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Subject: Tonearms


What is the preferred SME tonearm for playing 78s? What about 16" ETs? Are
there other arms made by other manufacturers as good?

Kurt & Diane Nauck

c/o Nauck's Vintage Records
22004 Sherrod Ln.
Spring, TX  77389

Website: www.78rpm.com
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Phone: (281) 288-7826
Fax: (425) 930-6862


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