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New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
Also,Any particular stylis cleaning brush you guys recommend? Might as well gear up and go at this the right way.  
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
liamowenThanks so much for the info. That is great to know about the weight gauge. I bought one myself because I thought I would need one. I will get a level. I actually don't have one. Great idea.I have a nice 19 x 15 x 3 inch thick maple block... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
sbankHey Spencer,I read your awesome article. Amazing stuff really. When my collection grows and I finally crack this vinyl nut I am going to give this a try.Thank you  
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
bpolettIf you look at my virtual system you will see a bunch of pictures of a Brand New VPI Prime and a VPI Aries 3D Special Edition (#47 of 100). Dumped them both and moved on. That said it wasn’t either of the tables fault. I had a real esoteric... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
jperryI just wrote a really nice response to your post and when I submitted it froze and didn't go through. So very annoying.Yes I hope it sounds ok but if not I don't care I will just dump it and get something else. I have owned so many differe... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
elizabethThanks Elizabeth, I was like oh no they forgot to pack the record clamp and stylus force gauge. Being a former VPI owner I thought all turntables had these things. Thanks for the info. I own one of these below in the link. If at some po... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
sbankHey Spencer!Thanks so much! Great info. I am going to read it all and follow this advice now and get a good record cleaner and some nice sleeves and do it the right way. Thank youNo I am not going to get the $5000 Rega cart anytime soon. My... 
Nottingham Spacedeck vs Rega Planar 8 vs Technics SL1200G
audiotroyYes I bought the all new Rega Planer 8 / Apheta 2 combo. Thanks https://www.whathifi.com/reviews/rega-planar-8apheta-2 
Nottingham Spacedeck vs Rega Planar 8 vs Technics SL1200G
essrand  Yes hello again - I am huge Bricasti fan. ThanksI just set the table up the other night and it was super easy to set up which was great. I don't have my phonostage yet so its for now it is just a display :) I bought it last week from t... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
jperryYeah that's great buddy thanks for your great advice. I know I am a newbie to vinyl and I guess should expect those kind of shots when I put myself out there asking for help like this but whatever.I will push through and get my head around i... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
Also, this will show how much of a newbie i really am but what do i do about a record clamp? One doesn't come with the P8. I own a 2.75 pound stainless steel one but don't want to use that. Can you guys tell me what i should do for a record clamp ... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
bdp24Thanks so much for this great information. As far as my LP collection is quite small. I only have about 20 brand new MOFI albums and another dozen or so older but never used ones. To put it in perspective I have about 60,000 tracks of prist... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
mulvelingThanks for all this great information. I really appreciate it. I read about those Graham arms. Those are amazing. I know what you mean about the tubed MM/SUT set up as I came really close to getting a Allnic 1201. I had it down to that ... 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
stereo5Thanks for that glad I am not the only vinyl newbie not to struggle with getting set up with a new VPI table. What table/cart/phono did you end up going with? 
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts
mulveling You hit it right on the head with the VPI guess. I had actually tried vinyl a couple times and both times with decent but tough to set up units. I under appreciated what it takes to get good sound out of these buggers. I know many say...