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turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: November 13, 2018 11:17AM
....wow, $2500.....this brand is made in USA, Detroit.....and big 'hipster' brand....


.....VPI helped them make their model....limited # for each color....



wow, a $2500 turntable..........?!



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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: cbelt3
Date: November 13, 2018 11:21AM
If it's brown, how can you tell the difference ???
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: timg
Date: November 13, 2018 11:42AM
doesn't matter, they are all sold out anyway.



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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: Bixby
Date: November 13, 2018 11:46AM
There are much more expensive turntables out there. VPI's most expensive turntable is $40k.
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: deckeda
Date: November 13, 2018 12:17PM
If $2,500 is a lot for a turntable, don't go looking for a Continuum.

In other news, I heard there are cars that cost a lot more than my old Honda! "And they do the SAME THING!"
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: decay
Date: November 13, 2018 01:26PM
Cashing in now before people with disposable income lose interest again...



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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: S. Pupp
Date: November 13, 2018 01:38PM
The Thorens TD166 mk II I got for less than $200 a couple decades ago is good enough that I don't feel the need to upgrade to a turntable that costs thousands of dollars more. Once you get to a certain performance point, a better cartridge gives more bang for the buck, in my opinion.
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: Will Collier
Date: November 13, 2018 02:50PM
Anybody who buys that doesn't know....
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: raz
Date: November 13, 2018 02:56PM
The diminishing returns curve in high-end audio equipment is well known. And there are always enough people who buy the oxygen free copper wires and similar.

That said, I'm really enjoying my recently resurrected 30 year old turntable with a brand new cartridge.



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Posted by: Speedy
Date: November 13, 2018 04:02PM






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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: Will Collier
Date: November 13, 2018 04:40PM
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raz
The diminishing returns curve in high-end audio equipment is well known. And there are always enough people who buy the oxygen free copper wires and similar.

That said, I'm really enjoying my recently resurrected 30 year old turntable with a brand new cartridge.

Me too. Consumer-grade turntables were really outstanding by the time CDs took over the market and made them obsolete for the next few decades. My old Technics SL-J2, one of the few linear-tracking models that made it to market, is not a thing of beauty, but it still sounds great.
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Posted by: Silencio
Date: November 13, 2018 04:55PM
Sadly, $2,500 is not an outrageous amount of money for an audiophile turntable these days. New, inexpensive, decent quality turntables are not a common item these days despite the much hyped LP renaissance.

And the old Thorens in good condition go for a lot more than $200 nowadays. I bought my somewhat more humble Dual 721 in the mid-90s, and even that has appreciated in value in the intervening years.
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: Lew Zealand
Date: November 13, 2018 05:10PM
There are a great many $250 components nowadays which sound wonderful and if you read, watch, and are patient, you can get very good sounding components for less than $100.
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Re: turn, turn, turn?!.....Shinola Turntable....
Posted by: Racer X
Date: November 14, 2018 12:30AM
Still have my linear tracking B&O turntable, and my '69 Buick GS350 has my Clarion 9200RT cassette stereo with 30-18,000 freq range. Highest in a car stereo.
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Posted by: deckeda
Date: November 14, 2018 11:48AM
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... with 30-18,000 freq range. Highest in a car stereo.

Love their Magi-Tune radios, but I think a few Nakamichi owners would disagree about that response spec . Back in the day, the only thing we thought sounded better than an Alpine CD player ... was an Alpine cassette player.
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Posted by: raz
Date: November 14, 2018 01:19PM
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Racer X
... with 30-18,000 freq range. Highest in a car stereo.

Love their Magi-Tune radios, but I think a few Nakamichi owners would disagree about that response spec . Back in the day, the only thing we thought sounded better than an Alpine CD player ... was an Alpine cassette player.

Yes, my Alpine CD player sounded great - when it worked. IIRC it was in the shop at least 3 times in the 5-6 years I had it.



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Posted by: Will Collier
Date: November 14, 2018 04:56PM
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Racer X
... with 30-18,000 freq range. Highest in a car stereo.

Love their Magi-Tune radios, but I think a few Nakamichi owners would disagree about that response spec . Back in the day, the only thing we thought sounded better than an Alpine CD player ... was an Alpine cassette player.

Yes, my Alpine CD player sounded great - when it worked. IIRC it was in the shop at least 3 times in the 5-6 years I had it.

I'm kinda embarrassed here, because I can't remember the brand of my 80's car stereo deck. I had the Bose 1401 amp/speaker combo (and still do, in the box, I need to put it on eBay), but for the life of me I can't recall the tape deck brand, other than remembering it was considered a good one.
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