Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby Gary1955 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:21 am

WnterMute, the biggest issue I wonder about is why does The Wife love to slam the door to your listening room so much?! :lol:
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby WntrMute » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:12 pm

Gary1955 wrote:WnterMute, the biggest issue I wonder about is why does The Wife love to slam the door to your listening room so much?! :lol:

If only that was the only issue between us.......
I tell myself it is because she is enthusiastic.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby JimmyL » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:55 pm

I have an opportunity to pick up a new 10.5i Classic 3 arm. I believe these have the Nordost wiring and it looks like varied opinions on this verses the Classic 2.
Any thoughts on this?
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby WntrMute » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:21 pm

JimmyL wrote:I have an opportunity to pick up a new 10.5i Classic 3 arm. I believe these have the Nordost wiring and it looks like varied opinions on this verses the Classic 2.
Any thoughts on this?


Well that is quite a change in direction.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby Brf » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:25 pm

JimmyL wrote:I have an opportunity to pick up a new 10.5i Classic 3 arm. I believe these have the Nordost wiring and it looks like varied opinions on this verses the Classic 2.
Any thoughts on this?


Stainless steel or aluminum arm wand. Does it have the black heat shrink wrap? Does the arm tube go straight into the bearing bell or into a furrel first? Better yet, can you post a link or picture? There are quite a number of variations.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby JimmyL » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:42 pm

Yes. It could be a big change of direction...
It’s a bit of a challenge to figure out all the variations on these so any help from this knowledgeable group...

I’ve attached a picture. I think this is a steel vs. Aluminum wand with the black shrink wrap and Discovery wiring (not Valhalla..?) I believe this arm can be changed out so goes into a furrel first.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby Brf » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:05 am

Imho, that is the best metal arm that VPI makes/made. It also looks like it has the one piece stainless steel bearing bell. If you are looking for a metal arm, that’s the one to get.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby tony22 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:25 am

I agree with Brf. I have one of those among the set. Very nice.
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby JimmyL » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:07 pm

I would just need to find a reasonable priced base. Anyone know where I might find a used one?
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Re: Moved from HW-19 JR to TNT Mk3

Postby JimmyL » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:42 am

I found an older base with the captains wheel style VTA (not the new style adjust on the fly). This should do for now... ?
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