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The description falls somewhere between misleading and
outright misrepresenting. I'd call VPI *now*. Also take a screen shot of
the site, just to CYA.

clark

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Daniel Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Greetings ARSCLIST,
>
> I'm caught in a product mis-information/vague representation issue
> involving the purchase of the VPI turntable stand (product link here:
> https://id18536.securedata.net/audiomax-ltd.com/merchantmanager/product_info.php?products_id=219
> ).
>
> Apparently the stand is comprised of three separate pieces. However, no
> vendor website makes that explicitly clear. The result: I ordered two
> stands and have no top plates on which to set my Rondine 3 turntables, and
> no tungsten balls with which to isolate said top plate. I'm now looking at
> spending an additional $800 above the original $600 spent on the stand
> bottom. Challenge: See if you can locate any wording in the above link that
> states there are two (2) additional pieces to purchase if you want this
> item functional.
>
> Any recommendations on a functional turntable stand and a retailer who can
> be clear about advertising what is needed to make a complete unit would be
> greatly appreciated.
>
> Additionally, what amount should be invested in a turntable stand? It is
> understood that the sky can be the limit, however, I'm seeking real-world
> input.
>
> Thank you in advance for your consideration.
>
> Dan
>
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> Dan Roth
> Audio Technician
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>