Responses from scarlson

Maggie 1.6 noise
I should have included the fact that I am in Minneapolis.  Magnepan is about 30-34 minutes away. 
Cat jumped on turntable
Thanks everyone (again) for your input, and cleaver and entertaining responses!!  I do have a Gingko cover but am a little . . . let's say skittish about dropping that bad boy over a spinning record.  Uberwaltz, he previously did some damage to my... 
Cat jumped on turntable
Thanks everyone!  It does indeed look like the stylus is gone.  Not sure if it can be repaired (the MusicDirect catalogue just arrived last week and the price of this sucker has soared)!  Jack better find a job ASAP!