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Can Vinyl LP's Survive In A Room that Gets 95 Degrees?
No. At precisely 92 degrees vinyl evaporates.They say that there are no silly questions: I demur. 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
The third paragraph should read:The GT 2000x was a limited edition release at a premium price. 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
What should also be clarified at this point is that the standard platter for the GT 2000x was the 6.5Kg aluminium platter.The GT 2000/2000L were released in 1982. Both were designed, let's get that clear, designed to deal with the 18Kg gunmetal pl... 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
lewm,The 39 pound gunmetal platter was able to be utilised by the GT 2000, the GT 2000L and the GT 2000X. Not only the GT 2000X. 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
I don't want to report Peter. I just want to see the thread revert to the topic. The on-going advertising of PBN turntable restorations, with little or no insight as to the specifics of the work done, can be continued elsewhere.It would be relevan... 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
Questions that could easily be answered on a tailor-made PBN turntable thread. 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
It is also clear that in many cases the original post is completely incorrect. Peter, by all means share your experience of how to fix these turntables since that is the aim of a thread like this. Without the sharing of the information, all you ar... 
Yamaha GT 2000 vs new SL Need advice.
You might never get a verdict from someone who has hands-on experience with both turntables mannye. Mostly to do with the fact that the total numbers of GT 2000 owners outside of Japan is miniscule. More people have been in outer space than the nu... 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
Is this thread an advertisement for PBN? This like spam. I've got no beef against you Peter or your turntables. I just feel like this thread has been hijacked.Please tell us more about your turntables. On another thread. 
What's your favorite album cover art ?
Peter Tosh Legalise It. 
What's your favorite album cover art ?
Peter Tosh Legalise It. 
What's your favorite album cover art ?
Metallica The Black Album and The Beatles White Album. 
Yamaha GT 2000 Turntable
The difference between the GT 2000 and the GT 2000L is twofold:1) The GT 2000 used the same black veneer that is used on the NS 1000 speaker. The GT 2000L uses a walnut(?) veneer.2) the GT 2000 is a fully manual turntable which can be fitted with ... 
Zephyr won't play nice with Phenomena 2
The title of this thread seems to put the onus for your dissatisfaction with the Zephyr. The Jolida seems to show the Zephyr to be a fine cartridge.I see that the gain options for the Musical Surroundings are as follows: 40, 44, 46, 48, 50, 51.5, ... 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
Besides worming the hogs and getting those icky stains off my collars, it has a way with subtle background detail and dynamics that nothing else I've heard seems to nail.