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Tony3dD
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Bought a new/old turntable

Bought this restored Dual 701 from fixmydual.com. Came with a new base made out of solid walnut, a brand new dust cover that Bill makes. This thing looks practically brand new. Beautifully restored. I have my Shure V15 type 3 mounted. It sounds great! I have tracking at 1gram according to my Shure pressure gauge, and it passes every test on the Shure test record! The table is dead quite, and I have to tell ya sounds better than my Music Hall MMF 5. The bass is more dynamic with a more solid punch. The thing has a 10 pound platter, and is built to last. http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f132/2001as/IMGP0880.jpg

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Great looking!

What a restoration! I know you are proud and happy to have it, thanks for sharing the photos!

 

Trey

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Thanks
Drtrey3 wrote:

What a restoration! I know you are proud and happy to have it, thanks for sharing the photos!

 

Trey

Thanks! I really am impressed with the job this guy did. All functions operate smoothly, and quietly. Being direct drive the hall effect motor has a ton of torch.

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Good choice Tony. BTW,i knew

Good choice Tony. BTW,i knew a Tony from Orlando.Are you originally from maine?

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Real-time cleaning? Is that

Real-time cleaning? Is that what that thing is in the back? Have you tried how it sounds with it on and off during play? Looks like a good idea on one hand but potentially another thing to add noise on the other. Just curious as I've never hear a TT with one on it.

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Dead quiet and sounds better

Dead quiet and sounds better than an MMF5? Nice. And thanks for the restorer's link, I'll check it out.

Love the old Duals. Gave my 506 away years ago but always thought the integrated cue lever UP FRONT made a lot of sense. I guess that's an advanatge of designing the table and arm together.

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