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Old 03-17-2012, 12:17 AM
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Congrad's Randy! It starts with one table, then...
I already made the mistake of looking at your new Avid.
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Old 03-17-2012, 12:27 AM
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I already made the mistake of looking at your new Avid.
It's tough to photograph, you need to come back for a closer look.
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Old 03-17-2012, 12:34 AM
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If you haven't done so yet try backing off on the front gain knob to around the 3 oclock position or even a bit less.....some find it to be a better setting. anyway enjoy your new rig
Jeff, this was an outstanding tip. Thank you! A very noticeable improvement.
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:41 AM
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Randy.....that's excellent to hear, enjoy
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:57 PM
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Way to go Randy! Lookin good!
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:23 AM
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Beautiful setup Randy - enjoy your therapy.
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Old 03-22-2012, 11:22 PM
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Note to self - blow the dust off the needle. Oops!!
A good record cleaning habbit is necessary, makes all the difference. get yourself one of those little stylus brushes and just remember to pull the brush forward, never back!

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Here are some pics with the "green leveling cloth" removed because I finally got the rack level.
that is such a beautiful table, clean and simple. very nice!
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