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I'm close to making a purchase of mentioned TT.  Price is right at $13K.  Price wise, could I buy a better TT ??

Thanks in advance, 

 Presumably the one that you are thinking of purchasing would come to you in absolute tiptop working order. I should hope so, at that price. I say this because you might keep in mind that you can still buy many well recognized high end Japanese vintage direct drive turntables for no more than $1000. In this case, of course, you are getting a plinth and a tonearm in the bargain. That certainly is added value.I am thinking in particular of a Denon DP80 or DP 75.

is a cheap turntable sold in the Japanese market; it is not even comparable to L07D
Think that should say "cheaper" not cheap … lol
$600 in 1988 was still not chump change.
Granted the L-07D was considerably more dollars and rightfully so.
Ok I am done hijacking this thread with that question, thank you to those who replied and back onto the original $14000 question!
Umm... correction; $13,000.00 question.

13900 sure is a LOT closer to 14000 than 13000 would you not agree?
Unless you have negotiated down to 13000 from sellers asking price of 13900?

Just checked again and on top of that they want 850 shipping? They personally delivering it in white gloves or what??

Sorry but I do think it is rather over priced.

But your call and your money my friend.