Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby DodgersBlue » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:13 pm

I have read numerous posts on addressing static by grounding the platter bearing. Can anyone advise on how to do this where the bearing is bolted in from the bottom with the allen key type socket cap screw/bolt?

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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby Letsmakeadeal » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:36 pm

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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby DodgersBlue » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:02 pm

Thanks I read that one. Was hoping there is another suggestion other than wedging something in to the screw/bolt. Added a few pictures.
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby tom collins » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:34 pm

i just scotch taped a bare wire to mine. surprised at the improvement even though i have been reading about it for years.
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby WntrMute » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:35 pm

I drilled and tapped mine for a #8 x 32 machine screw.
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby Johnny » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:52 pm

Don’t mess around....go BIG!
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby aurelio » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:24 pm

One end is attached to the platter bearing, where is the other end attached?
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby Brf » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:44 pm

aurelio wrote:One end is attached to the platter bearing, where is the other end attached?


Junction box grounding lug or your phono/pre-amp grounding lug
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby DodgersBlue » Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:26 pm

Thanks all for the suggestions!
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Re: Guidance on grounding Classic Sig platter bearing

Postby JimTimP » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:31 pm

I'm thinking a stainless steel dryer hose clamp would work on the bigger bell nut (Prime Signature for example). Might try that on my own!

Use the clamp to sandwich the wire to the bell. Would make a better connection than scotch tape.
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