As for me... My first that I can remember was a Webcor - part of their Holidy package. then... Garrard, Benjamin Miracord, Dual, Bogen, Thorens TD 124, and 121, Rek o Kut, LinnSondek, Grado, Rega, SME, VPI... I probably have forgotten a few
When I was a kid, I had this Yamaha TT that came with this all-in-one system. Very poorly made, but surprisingly agile in sound. Served me perfectly. Gave up the ghost and I didn't bother having it fixed.