Spread open the clip and crimp it, you should not have to solder it!
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A crimp isn't a very secure connection. Can it work? I suppose, but a soldered clip would be the best solution. If you have a small tip, low powered soldering pencil with fresh, small diameter solder you can do it yourself. Place a small ceramic dinner plate under the work to be done. Even if you have to set the plate on the edge of the turntable's plinth. You said you have soldering experience, all you need is the confidence to do it. I have run into the same issue with a few of my turntables.
For what it's worth. When I said a crimp isn't a very secure connection, I meant that, if you or your dealer decide to solder it, this means you will have to cut the wire and strip off the insulation to do so. The problem with this is you will have shorted that wire. There's not much length to work with anyway, and you don't want to make it even shorter. IMO.