Have a look on "lencoheaven " for mods on lenco and the building of a serious plinth. In case you have two left hands you can buy a plinth in birch plywood new
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To answer your question, yes, the Lenco L75 is "still" desirable. Just go to Lenco Heaven and soak up the enthusiasm and the ever more creative ways in which guys have tweaked their L75s. There's no end to what you can do to it. Mine is in a 60-lb slate plinth, sitting in a PTP3 steel plate that immobilizes the whole assembly and is firmly affixed to the slate by bolts (see Peter Reinders on Lenco Heaven; he makes the PTP). It has a huge aftermarket bearing and spindle made in England, and the platter has been dampened to reduce ringing. The platter mat is a Boston Audio Mat1, my favorite, and the speed is controlled precisely by a Phoenix Engineering Eagle and Roadrunner. (Google is your friend.)
Total investment is about $1600; a little less than half of that was to pay for the Phoenix Engineering components, the most recent addition.
Peter Reinders also makes plinths out of Corian. So you can have plywood (from John Nantais and many others), slate (from OMA, although I had mine made for me by direct contact with slate companies), or Corian.
Wow yes I remember LencoHeaven from when Infirst was looking at picking one up. There are some beautiful and incredible works of art out there!
Unfortunately for me, vinyl has finally come to an end and I've gone to the dark side of digital. I guess I will have to reluctantly put it up for sale. Sounds like the value has risen from 10 years ago. Haha I do need a new integrated amplifier maybe I could get a good trade out of it! Any ideas on a fair asking?