The Wonderful World of Turntable Design AKA: Dave's Fugly World Of TT Wank


#829

Ahem, I placed a platter (that I made) on top of a cheap cast iron bearing housing from a 50hp electric motor.


#830

It is a thing of beauty!


#831

What were you thinking :thinking:

But the platter is the best thing about it :slightly_smiling_face:


#832

I walked past my scrap bin and thought oooooooo that looks heavy.


#833

Would like to hear that, is it still in Florida?


#834

Tell the truth. Someone said ‘there’s no fucking way you could make that into a turntable’

and you fell for it

:open_mouth:


#835

Actually, someone on another forum said “You cant do that it will ring like a bell.”

Hence the logo/strap line on www.teribil-audio.com


#836

They should do a turntable special -


#837

Yeah.

The platter/bearing was made in such a way it was easy to put in any plinth/base. I intended to make something out of epoxy granite but wanted to try out the platter.

Id also just bought a powder coating gun and spotted some heavy bits in the scrap heap and happily started powder coating anything I could reach.

Then I came home to the UK, the platter alone weighs 15kg so in Florida it sits.


#838

#839

Can we have a whip round to pay shipping and retrieve the platter from Florida if it is mounted suitably

Pig / boar / Conservative voters skull ?


#840

I like skulls.


#841

Going back to proper turntables that don’t have rubber bands for a moment, that’s the first pic I’ve seen of the SL-1000R.

I think I’m in love… :heart_eyes: :heart_eyes:


#842

Haha someone has spent days lovingly carving the designs, then someone else has said - no, this needs tusks glued on…


#843

… even if they would have meant that the animal couldn’t see forwards.

VB


#844

Yeah but no but… Babirusa… (which I know this isn’t)


#845

Oh jesus… take the wheel!


#846

This (below) is that new SP10R motor unit dropped into Technics’ newest plinth with their current best arm.
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Supposedly the plinth and motor unit are back compatible so the new motor unit could be dropped into one of the older SL1000 plinths.


#847

Beautiful looking deck


#848

The best. Bigly.