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Old 02-23-2017, 11:01 AM
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Thanks Dan, even with the faint ticking noise the table makes wonderful music. The noise was more of an annoyance than a performance hinderance, so I'm looking forward to it's return.
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Old 03-01-2017, 06:20 PM
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Well the Clearaudio is back up and running. You literally have to place your ear next to the pulley to hear a very faint ticking. Before you could hear it while cueing a record. So far I am very pleased with the results, and while the break gave me a chance to play with both the Thorens TD160 and TD125 MKII using the Dynavector 17D2mr and the Ortofon MC20 Super it is obvious the ClearAudio is superior on several fronts. It is good to get it back in the main rig. The cost of work at Musical Suroundings totaled $105 including shipping cross county and back.

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My Rigs:
Main Rig > Audio Research LS16 MkII - MS Phonomena II, MS Phonomena w/battery pack, Acurus A200(2) (Bass panels, and Subs), Quicksilver M60 MonoBlocks (Blue Bottle EL34) (Midrange panels), Quicksilver Mini Monos (Svetlana EL34) (Ribbons), Behringer DCX2496 (analog outputs/power supply upgrades by Selectronic of France), NHT X1 Crossovers, Clearaudio Solution w/Master Solution upgrades/ClearAudio Verify CF/nude in ebony body Denon DL103 w/Sapphire MR, Jelco 750L/Audio Technica AT33Mono (original 45th Anniversary Edition), Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD, Teac A4300 R2R, Maple Framed Magnepan MGIIIa(tri-amped), NHT W2 Subs(2)
Vintage > Yamaha C70 preamp, AD797 Build MC preamp, Acurus A200, Thorens TD125MkII/Magnapan Unitrac1/Dynavector 17D2MR, Thorens TD160/Cruise Control 2.0/Project 9cc/Ortofon MC20 Super, Marantz SA8003 SACD, Yamaha NS690 MkI
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Jim.......Thanks for the update. Perhaps the cleaning and lube will ultimately see the faint noise disappear. It seems you are satisfied with the improvement. That's all that matters. Happy listening.
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Thanks Dan, and congrats on the 8 yr anniversary of AA! I will go with it and see how it plays out. I am a bit surprised that the Innovation tables (which are the newer update of the solution series) have the motor mounted on the plinth???
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It's all about the Music, but I sure like the way my gear makes it come alive!
My Rigs:
Main Rig > Audio Research LS16 MkII - MS Phonomena II, MS Phonomena w/battery pack, Acurus A200(2) (Bass panels, and Subs), Quicksilver M60 MonoBlocks (Blue Bottle EL34) (Midrange panels), Quicksilver Mini Monos (Svetlana EL34) (Ribbons), Behringer DCX2496 (analog outputs/power supply upgrades by Selectronic of France), NHT X1 Crossovers, Clearaudio Solution w/Master Solution upgrades/ClearAudio Verify CF/nude in ebony body Denon DL103 w/Sapphire MR, Jelco 750L/Audio Technica AT33Mono (original 45th Anniversary Edition), Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD, Teac A4300 R2R, Maple Framed Magnepan MGIIIa(tri-amped), NHT W2 Subs(2)
Vintage > Yamaha C70 preamp, AD797 Build MC preamp, Acurus A200, Thorens TD125MkII/Magnapan Unitrac1/Dynavector 17D2MR, Thorens TD160/Cruise Control 2.0/Project 9cc/Ortofon MC20 Super, Marantz SA8003 SACD, Yamaha NS690 MkI
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Old 03-10-2017, 07:03 AM
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After some time on the motor since the clean and lub, it is now silent, so all is good in the main rig!
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Jim
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My Rigs:
Main Rig > Audio Research LS16 MkII - MS Phonomena II, MS Phonomena w/battery pack, Acurus A200(2) (Bass panels, and Subs), Quicksilver M60 MonoBlocks (Blue Bottle EL34) (Midrange panels), Quicksilver Mini Monos (Svetlana EL34) (Ribbons), Behringer DCX2496 (analog outputs/power supply upgrades by Selectronic of France), NHT X1 Crossovers, Clearaudio Solution w/Master Solution upgrades/ClearAudio Verify CF/nude in ebony body Denon DL103 w/Sapphire MR, Jelco 750L/Audio Technica AT33Mono (original 45th Anniversary Edition), Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD, Teac A4300 R2R, Maple Framed Magnepan MGIIIa(tri-amped), NHT W2 Subs(2)
Vintage > Yamaha C70 preamp, AD797 Build MC preamp, Acurus A200, Thorens TD125MkII/Magnapan Unitrac1/Dynavector 17D2MR, Thorens TD160/Cruise Control 2.0/Project 9cc/Ortofon MC20 Super, Marantz SA8003 SACD, Yamaha NS690 MkI
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After some time on the motor since the clean and lub, it is now silent, so all is good in the main rig!
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Jim
Jim.......This is great news. Your Clearaudio turntable is a beauty. I was hoping the noise would ultimately disappear.

I am happy for you. .
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