- Jun 29, 2012
A name would have been nice ! A couple of pictures even better ! Is she married ?
Interesting, I just made the switch as I took delivery yesterday. I loved the La grange, however, had a local opportunity for this.
My initial combo will be the 4pt as well. I will again put the FR64s on it for the Koetsus as well. I'm going to say it here: this is it for me on TTs!
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Vienna, did you receive your new motor and controller yet ?Last Tuesday, a friend with Brinkmann Balance, had planned to dismantle the main bearing for an inspection and oil replacement after 7 years of continuous use.
To be noted that Helmut Brinkmann underlines that the bearing is sealed and maintenance free. However I was curious to see the bearing after such a heavy use, so I paid a visit at his house after my office.
Brinkmann Balance bearing is an over engineered hydrostatic type of bearing.
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We were very surprised to see that after so many years and thousands hours of operation the bearing and thrust were in perfect condition without any scoring. I guess the secret is the hydrostatical lubrication and the large contact area which is reducing the pressure between the two surfaces.
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i am so happy to own such a well engineered and well designed turntable!
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Wonderful. Congratulations! Rock solid.
I have had my Balance w/RöNt II, Reed P3-12 w/Miyajima Labs Zero and Graham Phantom III-10 w/DynaVector Te Kaitora Rua for some time now. Was very tempted to try one of herr Brinkmann’s own tonearms, but haven’t as yet. As you said originally, look forward to (every) next listen.
Very interested in your findings. I will decide whether to upgrade my Atlas and Etna SL to lambda or abandon one or both and go for Air Tight or MSL
Hi KcinVery interested in your findings. I will decide whether to upgrade my Atlas and Etna SL to lambda or abandon one or both and go for Air Tight or MSL
Esturo was on my list. I may be able to get a sample to try. Did you report specific impressions with Esturo here?-- if so I will look.
The motor used is the frequency controlled -three phase, BLDC PAPST VDC 3-43-10 -order number 937.4310.602. I will power it with Keces P8 LPSKeep us posted - exciting. Any details of the choice of motor and power supply?
The motor used is the frequency controlled -three phase, BLDC PAPST VDC 3-43-10 -order number 937.4310.602. I will power it with Keces P8 LPS
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