Dear chackster, ''re-tiped and recantilevered'' is different animal
than fixed suspension. My experiece is similar but less drastic than
jpjones experience. Neither Axel nor Andy were able to fix my
two 205 C, mk 3 styli. However I was not charged by Axel but
well by Andy. As a curious person I disassembled one of them
to see the inside construction of the whole thing. Behind the
cantilever there is a small round magnet on which both the
cantilever and the tension wire are fastened. Tension wire is
then centered with one screw and tighten with one other. At
the end of the tube the wire end is glued to the tube end.
Behind the mentioned magnet a small rubber ring is positioned
for the suspension. This rubber ring can only be removed and
changed by removing the cantilever with the tension wire at the
front side of the stylus holder. There is no way one can put this together in the reverse. My conslusion was: never mess with
those Technics again. Despite the lyrical comment of the Mexican.