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so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:17 pm

this ties in with my other topic, "will this work"

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stopped by the local stone place, picking up a slab of granite next week....
so getting started on a stand, I think it will have 3 legs.

kinda like this...

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some of the stuff I make is a design as I go, so not sure what all I will do.....

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Re: so it begins

Post by OconeeOrange » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:08 pm

Looked at granite for my record player. I went with a Maple wood block.

As to shelves, rubber still rules.

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Post by TNRabbit » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:12 pm

Just get a 3'x3'x4' chunk of granite; it'll work like a CHARM~
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Re: so it begins

Post by Snoop65 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:38 pm

I went with granite Mike. I added spikes to mine. Here are some pics.
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:35 am

parts for the single leg

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since the legs have slots cut in them at 120deg this posed a bit of a problem, this put the other 2 tubes at too great of an angle for the stand size I am looking for, this is what I came up with....
it gives me the angle I need, and I don't have to add extra slots or holes to the leg.
next is to fish mouth the tubes on the mill
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:38 am

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legs on Friday....
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Re: so it begins

Post by angelod307 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:46 am

oh yeah, were is the problem.
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Re: so it begins

Post by BrianT » Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:51 am

Mike

They look real good to me

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Re: so it begins

Post by Snoop65 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:33 am

All I have to say is MIKE, YOU ARE GOOD!!!!! =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:37 pm

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20X24X3 granite slab.....
65.00..... :D
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Re: so it begins

Post by jjptkd » Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:01 pm

3" thick!?! That thing must weigh a couple hundred pounds! :shock: :shock:
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:24 pm

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parts for the legs,
ran outa time today to weld the bottom plates to the legs, had to play daddys cab service for the kid.... :lol: :lol:
also my chuck will not hold the bolts to give them a concentric point, will do these at work.....
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AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
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Re: so it begins

Post by Snoop65 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:53 am

mbskeam wrote:Image

20X24X3 granite slab.....
65.00..... :D
Now that's what I'm talking about!!! =D> =D> =D>
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Re: so it begins

Post by mbskeam » Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:00 am

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pretty much done.
the stone is 155lbs.
will place the stand tomorrow, if I need more vibration control the sand box could be an option
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CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

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Re: so it begins

Post by OconeeOrange » Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:20 pm

The world of improving the turntable is the same as making the Harley motor perfect.

Like my Harley, my Rega is highly modified.
Few understand the quest.

That is now the most expensive audio gear I own, and I am still working on it.
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