Thorens TD 160 Super with a brand new SME M2 9 and a brand new precision cut black aluminum armband for the M2 to sit on, a low hours (50-60) Ortofon 2m Black, brand new Thacker Belt from Germany plus a new Thacker back up, and a new dust cover from Germany, which has not arrived as yet, but is included. Also, comes with Original DC, which is in decent shape for its age please study pictures.
From a Thorens review: As the name would suggest, the Thorens TD-160 Super is the best of the bunch, as it comes with a heavier plinth and bottom plate, as well as a damped sub-chassis. It also has improved metal hinges for the DC.
This one was originally Black and I removed everything and resprayed it Satin Black so it would have a fresh look. Lubed the bearing and added a new Thanker belt. It tracks dead on at 33/45 RPM as tested on my KAB speed strobe.
As for the bounce everyone on the forums talks about...this one has plenty for 5 or 6 seconds and runs silky smooth.
I am an expert packer and will make sure this arrives fine. I will set the transport screws and install the sub platter lock. Everything will be packed separately...SME removed and in its box...Ortofon in its box (unless buyer elects to leave it on the head shell, which will be removed and packed separately). Everything will be bubble wrapped and thoroughly cushioned.
This is about as nice a TD 160 S as you will find and there are additional upgrades the new owner can make at his/her choosing.
Rating 8 due to age. Arm is a 10 as it is new.
Copy of Thorens manual included.
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