Fairchild 750, hey Jim!

stuwee

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Begs the question why from the tonearm stand point :p, though all that mass must have some kind of benefit. Interesting head shell.



Would look awesome in a mid-century home :king:
 

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If I had that rig, I would be worrying about air currents and floor flex. Happily, I have a Sony linear tracker.
 
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What is that, aluminum? Why?

Carbon is where it’s at! That thing will be heavy and flexy. Long is good for a tonearm to reduce tracking distortion. But you will have an effective mass of... STUPID with that rig. Maybe if the arm was filled with helium...

I can make it work, but I’ll need $750,000.00 six months and a case of PBRs.
 
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My plan is to set it at a downward slope to reduce the effect of gravity on the massive arm. Then make it from triple butted magnesium with a helium fill.

You should see the dust cover! We call it the “dog house”!
 
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