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SME V service manual/parts list
I'm really good at following graphic instructions. I can't fault the SME user manual in that regard, step by step this is the easiest setup I could hope for. Yes, @dekay, I did rebalance - dead nuts neutral, just a HAIR forward (but not 0.25gm wo... 
SME V service manual/parts list
Thanks. Looks like that’s where this is headed.   interesting though that This information is available for the older arms.  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Started out with Little Feat. Electrif Lycanthrope, then Waiting for Columbus. Something or other got my attention in a riff and I wound up playing The first half of Explosions in the Sky's "Those who tell the truth shall die... those who tell t... 
Benz Micro Glider Stylus protection
Ah, I forget this hobby is rife with (some) jerks and losers… but thanks for the tip buddy.  
SME V service manual/parts list
Thanks. That's the END-user manual, not the service manual.      
Benz Micro Glider Stylus protection
@solypsa  So far so good.  
Benz Micro Glider Stylus protection
Thanks.  I have a cover, it’s just a little nerve-racking handling the thing, especially with neuropathy (malaria meds 30 years ago). It’s not like a Colt 1911 sear I can drop and not worry about it bouncing off the bench onto the floor.    
Benz Micro Glider Stylus protection
I have played Dire Straits "Calling Elvis," El Ten eleven "Fanshawe," Steven Wilson's "Lazarus," and "Drive" and Previn Plays Gerschwin, "Rhapsody in Blue". Looking forward to it warming up, opening up, breaking in.  I hear stuff now I didn't im... 
Whats playing on your system today?
Jeff Beck’s Truth and Beck Ola  
Whats playing on your system today?
Breaking in an Ortofon Cadenza Black with:   King Crimson “In the Court of the Crimson King” ”In the Wake of Poseidon” Andre Previn George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue David Bowie Metrobolist        
Considering Towers in the $3000 range
I have a pair of ohm-walsh 3’’s I bought used about 2 years ago, seller had recently bought new cans/drivers for them. After a call to John at Ohm I went for the deal, seller drove over an hour to deliver. also got a pair of OW 2’s all for a grand... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Finally got around to washing out that bit of dust/crackle from the volume pot on my ADCOM GFP-565 so, after reassembly I played David Bowie’s “Station to Station,” a recent acquisition and perennial favorite going back to high school days (1976?)... 
Best Examples Of Cymbal Decays On A Recording
King Crimson. Un The Court of the Crimson King. The quiet part, before the calliope mellotron sound.  
Whats playing on your system today?
David Bowie Station to Station.  On 180gm, remastered. Wow. As good today as it was 46 years ago when I first heard it. Well, there wasn’t any tinnitus conflicting with the audio then, but still… Awesome.  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Jethro Tull: This Was Stand Up Benefit Aqualung   Leastways that’s the lineup for this evening