In a message dated 4/7/2004 7:59:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask]

> so at the modern one to two gram range it probably takes much more than
> 10,000 hours to show significant wear.


How are you able to play 78s with such low tracking force? I have 30 year old
equipment which requires at least 3-4 grams tracking force. Is it your
equipment that allows you to play at a much lower force? If so, which components of
the TT make the difference?

Thank you.

Sherwin Cerini