Recommendation for Thorens repair / setup

Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by Mfj55, Aug 4, 2022 at 10:06 PM.

  1. Mfj55

    Mfj55 Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Can anyone recommend someone to work on a classic Thorens turntable. Has the void left by Dave from Vinyl Nirvana’s retirement been filled? Thx!
     
  2. Swann36

    Swann36 A widower finding solace in music

    Location:
    Lincoln, UK
    letting us know where you are in the world might help getting a reply
     
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  3. Mfj55

    Mfj55 Forum Resident Thread Starter

    sorry. Long Island, New York.
     
  4. Thorensman

    Thorensman Forum Resident

    They are quite straightforward.
    Arms are easy to fit.
    Suspension easy to set up.
    Plinths are plentiful.
    Motors and powersupplies are available.
    One mod I swear by is to use standard
    Screened wire to connect to sockets on rear of plinth.
    The complete amount of freedom
    Allows for a Superb bounce.
    Good luck
    Roksan Nima an excellent choice for a tonearm yey no one ever considers it.
     
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  5. Thorensman

    Thorensman Forum Resident

    Look for a service engineer familiar
    With Linn LP12.
    Don't be afraid to to specify changes
    You would like.
    I fitted an SME 111s tonearm and Linn
    ASAK which has been retipped.
    To my TD150.
    It really sings, yet some will say the 111s was not SME's finest moment.
    When I heard this arm I was simply baffled by the negative reaction to it.
    Of course people base their remarks
    On hearsay.
    Listen to any combination you can.
    You may be pleasantly surprised
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2022 at 9:06 PM
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  6. Vagante

    Vagante Well-Known Member

    Location:
    St augustine
    STS in Tennesee. Greg Metz. Gre@t guy, great service. He did TD165 and a 125 mkII. Did 2 more for a friend. Very nice experience
     
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