I was more like an audiophile then than now. While I never had a 
Thorens, it was decent gear. Your stereotype of teenager does not apply 
to who I was then.

And then there are fingerprints and dust, cleaning and proper ways to 
slip them in and out of the covers. All my life I have never let others 
except ones who knew better touch my records!

And I never saw a record in a library that was listenable due to 

Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio

On Apr 25, 2006, at 11:15 AM, Don Cox wrote:

> On 25/04/06, Lou Judson wrote:
>> Well, yes, economic sense, but even as a teenager I never let anyone
>> handle my records! One drop of the stylus and it is scratched...
> It might be with a cheap recrd player as owned by teenagers, but
> not with any good quality cartridge, properly set up in a good arm.