Linn Ekos Counterweight?

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Linn Ekos Counterweight?

Post by FangfossFlyer » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:11 pm

I heard that a Linn have a new heavier counterweight for the Ekos apparently designed for heavier cartridges and fitting closer to the spindle.

Not sure how new this news is but anybody using it or heard it compared to existing options?

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Re: Linn Ekos Counterweight?

Post by Mr Onion » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:54 pm

I am afraid I can't help directly Richard, just give my observations on using the sKale

I first used it with my ITTOK LVIII where it was great improvement over the standard CW, although the position on the stub was about the same.

When I got the SE I obviously continued to use it, but as there was more space on the stub I could use the extra weight to move it nearer the pivot.

... and yes,it sounds better (I can't remember what the 'better' was, but it stayed in place and has done ever since)

If I could be arsed, I suppose I could go up in the loft to get the SE CW and do an ABA, but I can't :p
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Re: Linn Ekos Counterweight?

Post by Red Chris » Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:10 pm

Mr Onion wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:54 pm
If I could be arsed, I suppose I could go up in the loft to get the SE CW and do an ABA, but I can't :p
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Re: Linn Ekos Counterweight?

Post by Mr Fixit » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:10 pm

FangfossFlyer wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:11 pm
I heard that a Linn have a new heavier counterweight for the Ekos apparently designed for heavier cartridges and fitting closer to the spindle.

Not sure how new this news is but anybody using it or heard it compared to existing options?

Richard


Richard,

Ironically it came out the very same week that the Skale was launched, so quite a time ago.
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