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For those like me who love to play lots of vinyl records on their fab
original Linn turntables, a good cartridge is essential, but some
records are old and slightly buckled.
This means the cartridge rides up and down slightly as it travels
across the album, so what could be better than a cartridge
designed to compliment that very action? Silver Surfer Cartridge
does exactly that. Just remove your boring Goldring and plug in The
Surfer. The pick up needle is hidden under a soft padding of fake
foaming waves, while the little figure balances lightly on his surfing
Works particularly well with warped Beach Boy records.
[not_morrison_rm, Feb 10 2013]
Zero-force turntable for vinyl records
[Vernon, Feb 10 2013]
||// warped Beach Boy records. //
||It's always been rumoured that they were bent ... nice to have it confirmed ...
||Ohhh, gramophones. I remember gramophones...
||Remember to adjust the balance of the arm holding
the cartridge. To reduce wear on the vinyl record,
the weight applied at the needle needs to be
||Which is why I best like a completely different
solution for playing those disks (link). Depending on
the design of the unit, perhaps you could add a
hologram silver surfer?
||I can see a whole line of these. [+]