This restoration represents a complete transformation to the Appearance and the Performance of this classic turntable from the legendary Thorens company. It is known as one of the best turntables in the audio history, and has been modified to super status .
It has a lot in common with the TD 160 Super since they share the same exactly plinth and chassis with a difference in its top which is black, and it comes with the well known GRACE 707 famous tone arm.
* After a complete dis-assembly, all parts pertinent to the turntables operation have been cleaned and lubricated before being re-assembled and installed. This includes the Spindle Bearing, the sub-platter, motor, suspension springs and the tonearm.
* Main platter has been polished many stages by hand .
* The plinth has been refinished, and lacquered several coats to get that wet shiny look .
* Wiring of the tonearm goes directly to brand new VAMPIRE RCA jacks installed on the rear of the plinth,
gives you the freedom to swap to various interconnects of your choice.
* Brand new belt has been installed .
* High quality brass cones in gold and black finish, installed at the bottom of plinth with adjustable spikes for level adjustment to enhance the performance and add in appearance.
*The old power cord has been replaced and new Audiophile Grade one with MARINGO Power jack with gold prongs and nice black braded sleeving has been installed.
* Dust cover in very good condition is included.
* The turntable comes with a SHURE 97-XE MM cartridge a serious tracker ,mounted and aligned professionally with the use of protractor for maximum accuracy. Various types of rare cartridges available MM, MC High and low output.If you want ,you can even send out your cartridge to be installed free of charge,to insure you are going to get the maximum out of it.
* The turntable is capable for a serious Reference performance providing very extended extreme frequencies with natural presentation wide and deep soundstage with quite black background ,extra clean highs breathtaking and realistic midrange ,clean deep bass,well controlled and defind.
*The goal has been achieved and guaranteed that this classic turntable now performs and looks at its best ever.With the extra thick wood that the plinth has been made and the solid thick bottom cover, making this base very durable and rigid, plus the isolation underneath the entire chassis and the suspended design ,the ultra quiet and accurate motor combined with the High Grade hardware that has been used to this Restoration making the turntable scientifically top approved ,can compete and in some cases outperform way more expensive turntable systems,will let you enjoy the High End performance at it's best.
*The turntable has been meticulous well prepared , tested step by step and listened to the Reference system to get the maximum out of it .Give yourself a chance to experience the turntable like never before and tell yourself about the quality of work and performance.
*Bottom line ,if you are looking for a REFERENCE turntable don't look any further ,this is top of the line in every respect.
* One year warranty on all new parts
TD-125 with LINN tone arm ,TD 126 MK II, TD 166MK II ,
* For questions 412.726.7059