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Thread: Advice or opinions sought, regarding replacing Rega6 with..... something ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazjam View Post
    Sorry man, had to be done.
    your welcome!
    Ive emailed them already ;-)
    I can whistle with my fingers, especially if I have a whistle.

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    Let us know how you get on, and what you think once the arms back...Assumimg your going to pull the trigger.
    (and you should!)
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    got a reply, he's stowed off until after the silly season. I'm out of contract over new Year so may take a jaunt up to Glasgow at some point
    I can whistle with my fingers, especially if I have a whistle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazjam View Post
    Let us know how you get on, and what you think once the arms back...Assumimg your going to pull the trigger.
    (and you should!)
    I've selected these upgrades - 1) Cardas Premium Cartridge Tags
    2) Rewire - Cardas 33ga ofc Copper litz
    3) Pure Silver Plated Finished (inc foam fill)

    backed with a 2M black, think this will give it a kick; what you recon mate?
    I can whistle with my fingers, especially if I have a whistle.

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    It'll be a bigger kick (with none of the audiophilia nervosa) than your original plan of selling the RP6 and starting again with a different turntable.
    Good move fella, Jony really is the top man when it comes to improving tonearms.

    For your budget, for me, going down this route is the biggest bang for buck you'd get.

    Hannibal approved too...

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    Gimme a shout if your heading up North of the Wall mate, some great records shops up here.
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    Have you got a wet vacuum record cleaning machine yet? If you don't have one, put that at the top of your upgrade list.
    R2R: Studer A820 1/2 inch 2 track; Otari MTR-12 1/4 inch 2 track; Sony APR 5003; Sony APR 5002; Studer A807/II. Vinyl: Platine Verdier Allaerts MC1B/Schroeder Reference & Model 2 Decca C4E/Hadcock 228 TRON Seven Reference phono. Keith Monks MkII RCM Other analogue source: Nakamichi Dragon with ANT4066 mods. Amplification: TRON Meteor preamp TRON Voyager 20B SET power. Speakers: Avantgarde Duo. Digital: computing at last with Prism Sound Lyra 2 A2D converter

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    Quote Originally Posted by topoxforddoc View Post
    Have you got a wet vacuum record cleaning machine yet? If you don't have one, put that at the top of your upgrade list.
    Good advice. (Though I sold my Loricraft PRC6 after getting a Degritter which is wet, but ultrasonic rather than vacuum - either way makes a huge difference to using vinyl).

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    I haven't no, I was going to get a Knosti one, the hand turn machine.

    cant really afford an expensive one
    I can whistle with my fingers, especially if I have a whistle.

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    I use a record machine from a guy in Brazil for the last 5 years or so, uses your own vacuum cleaner, it is as effective as much more expensive ones.
    Not sure itís being made anymore, but worth mentioning for the Youtube video alone.

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