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Thorens TD124 mk II

Plinth is Walnut, purchased 2nd hand.  Armboard is Maple.

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Description

The platter bearing of this Thorens was upgraded.  The standard spindle plate was replaced with a heavier machined "gun metal" 6mm spindle plate.  According to Shinji it has "Very quiet smooth rotation.  Sensitive, clear and deep sound. "

More information about the bearing thrust plate and TD124 maintenance may be found at link below.  Japanese and English text  (plenty of photos).

http://www.windlab.net/maywind/td124.html

Thorens TD150 (modified)

TD160 inner platter, 3mm thick Red Achromat, DIY plinth, DIY armboard, OEM RB250 tonearm, Brass counterweight

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Garrard

Shinji also has a very nice pair of Garrard rim drive tables.  Pictures here.