ThorensTD-124usedThorens TD-124The item for sale is a one-owner Thorens TD 124 turntable recently restored to state-of-the-art condition by STS Turntables. The turntable serial number is 43808 and was purchased new in 1964 by m...2800.00

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The item for sale is a one-owner Thorens TD 124 turntable recently restored to state-of-the-art condition by STS Turntables.  The turntable serial number is 43808 and was purchased new in 1964 by my father.

In addition to the standard restoration work (listed below), project work included upgrades to the idler wheel and new MKII motor mounts as well as a beautiful new paint job, complete rewiring of the chassis and a new power cord. The turntable, Pritchard tone arm and cartridges have all been tested and are in excellent working order.

The turntable package includes:

  • Thorens TD 124 turntable
  • ADC 40 Pritchard Walnut Tone Arm and Pickup System
  • 4 Pritchard Head Shells
  • 4 Cartridges
       - 2 ADC Stereo Cartridges
       - 1 ADC - 1 Stereo cartridge
       - 1 Empire 888 Stereo Cartridge
  • Ortofon HiJack Tone Arm Lift
  • Vintage Plinth and new mounting grommets
  • Thorens TD 124 Original Manual, Mounting Template for Pickup Arm, Plinth Mounting Template
  • Manuals for the Tone Arm, Pickup System, HiJack Lift, Clarkstan Stroboscopic Card

 

The main table chassis, platters, and tone arm are packed in separate boxes and then carefully put in to a single larger box for shipping as they were sent to me by STS. 

The STS restoration process includes; Cleaning and lubricating all parts, treat metal for resistance to corrosion, factory style motor rebuild. Replace motor suspension grommets, motor thrust bearing, motor thrust pad. Align rotor and adjust "knee joint" Idler Mechanism for smooth operation including new Teflon idler washers. True Up Idler Wheel if needed, replace bushing if needed or new idler wheel if requested.  New start capacitor (if needed), new strobe resistor (if needed), new main bearing spindle bushings, new main bearing spindle thrust pad and gasket and new belt. Test run turntable for correct operation and readjust as necessary for optimum performance.

 

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