Most interesting, and well done for opening up the old girl! I sense some future 'tweakage' shenanigans
I'll be following this thread with interest......
Modified Technics SL-1210MK5G/Mike New high-precision bearing & base-plate/Mike New ETP platter/‘YNWaN’ magnetic record clamp, used with Nagaoka GL602 crystal T/T mat. Paul Hynes SR7EHD PSU (plus regulator modules)/DCSXL pure-silver DC lead with Yaeger (low-impedance) connector. Ortofon RS-212D tonearm, fitted to 'Speedy Steve' custom-made Ebony armboard. Yannis Tome 423.5 Phono Silver-Litz tonearm cable (fitted with Furutech CF-DIN(R) and Eichmann silver Bullet Plugs). Cartridges: Ortofon SPU-G/T, Denon DL-S1 (with AT MG-10 headshell and AT-6106 Quattro Hybrid lead-wire), Denon DL-103 (with FR S/3 headshell and AT-6101 PCOFC lead-wire), US-original Shure SC35C. Audiocom-modified Sony X-777ES/DAS-R1 transport/DAC. Nakamichi BX-125E. Heavily-modified Croft Charisma-X preamp. MC head amps: Paul Hynes design with SR5 PSU. Nick G-modified Lentek. Tube Distinctions 50W Class A (P/P) Copper amp, with cryo-treated Tung Sol KT120s. Speakers: 'Lockwood Majors', using 15" Tannoy Monitor Golds, modified with bespoke crossovers. Also, Celestion Ditton 66 Studio Monitors. Stands: Mana Acoustics (non-magnetic stainless steel 'clones’). Sony ST-5055L vintage tuner. Cables: MCRU 'Ultimate' power leads (featuring Furukawa EE/F-S 2mm & 2.6mm solid-core cable), with Furutech FI-50 IECs and FI-1363R 13A plugs. Stereo interconnects: Klotz MC5000 high-grade microphone cable/MS Audio Starline silver-plated RCAs. VDH 'The Wind' Hybrid II speaker cable. Digital coaxial interconnect: 1.8m Trompeter Electronics Triax TRC-75-2, with MS Audio ‘Starline' silver-plated RCAs. Mains block: Mark Grant 6-way, modded with Furutech FP-1363R sockets and Furukawa cable. Tube Distinctions digital noise filter. VPI HW 16.5 record cleaner.
"If, after spending time with a person, you feel as though you've lost a quart of plasma, avoid that person in the future. Life's too short." -- William Burroughs
Digital music: do you remember your first ever download? Unlikely... But you'll probably remember the first record you bought! Forget 'virtual music': VINYL IS FOREVER...