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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Mr Onion » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:33 pm

In my totally un expert opinion that looks like a fracture due to brittle metal.
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by evil_C » Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:20 pm

Derosa wrote:
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:28 pm
Hi Andy
Here is what mine looked like after a very script adherence to the instructions gently touching the brush to the diamond when damp
Can it really just be the fluid or is it somrthing else ?? :smt017
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Obviously investigation are still ongoing because peter refused to let this be swept aside
Will keep you posted
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Tony,
What is the distance of the fracture from where the cantilever emerges from the cartridge body? Is the flat part I see at the top of the picture actually the end of the cantilever?

The same question to Adam. Do you have a similarly magnified photograph of your failed cantilever? I'd like to be able to compare the two. I would also like to ask a metallurgist I know to have a look at the photographs.
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by evil_C » Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:34 pm

I have just checked the receipt for my Krystal cartridge and was surprised to find that I had actually purchased it in January 2016, so it's approaching two (2) years old. Typically I have been using Lyra SPT after each playing session.

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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Derosa » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:13 pm

Hi Clive
the top of the picture is where the stylus SHOULD be
You can just make out the cartridge body at the bottom right of the photo
(Ps I only used spt at the most 30 times and it had 300 hours on it according to my diary )
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Derosa » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:40 pm

Hopefully This picture helps you more
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:08 pm

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This at nearly £40 :smt005
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Red Chris » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:24 pm

My SPT came free my Lyra Kleos :wink:
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:38 pm

Having been a retailer for a number of years items that come free are generally included in the price. :roll:
Retail is not a charity. :smt018
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Mr Onion » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:25 pm

Derosa wrote:
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:40 pm
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Looks like a chewed up drinking straw :shock:
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Re: LINN Krystal cleaning advice

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:33 pm

Mr Onion wrote:
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:25 pm
Derosa wrote:
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:40 pm
Hopefully This picture helps you more
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Looks like a chewed up drinking straw :shock:

Doesn't look like the super cleaning formula has done much either. :shock: :oops:
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