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What the heck is this?

Discussion in 'classic' started by cheviot, Oct 13, 2017.

  1. cheviot

    cheviot pfm Member

  2. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Looks like some mutant cut ‘n’ shut of two Garrard 4HF decks.
  3. Patrick Dixon

    Patrick Dixon Imagineer

    You can hardly even see the join ...
  4. Beobloke

    Beobloke pfm Member

    Garrard 8HF??

  5. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Is it a pushmepullyou?
  6. madmike

    madmike pfm Member

    Its a Siamese pair....prolly one idler only underneath and use of the second plinth as an armboard.
  7. madmike

    madmike pfm Member

    And more to the point....did you actually buy such a thing ?
  8. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    Do I remember reading about a proposed early form of Stereo using two mono spirals cut on to one side?
  9. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Imagine trying to cue it!!!
  10. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    I guess it was someone’s attempt at getting a LP and 78 capability without having to fart about changing heads. Maybe mono/stereo.
  11. jtrade

    jtrade pfm Member

    I think it looks peculiarly cool !
  12. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    I thought it was something from Fisher Price, at first glance.
  13. Craig B

    Craig B Re:trophile

    Ah yes, Emory Cook of Cook Laboratories and Cook Records.

    The famous Cook "Clip-on"...


    Or for the full monty Cook Records experience, the Livingston Electronic Corporation Tonearm...


    Interestingly, the Livingston was the first tonearm that required low mass, high compliance cartridges, as the two independent vertically floating sub arms were of very low mass.

  14. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

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