Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by evil_C » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:51 am

Red Chris wrote:
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Jim - the cartridge bake off was to take a view about what is likely to be next, the Lyra Kleos SL is not ordered although I have asked for details on availability / lead in time as they are built to order.

The plinth on the other hand intrigues me. I love my Chris Harban Wenge. But is a metal plinth the way forward? I have not listened to a Stiletto. The Stratos potentially changes the dynamic to the extent that I want to explore the possibilities - but I do tend to take my time to decide as enjoy the journey 8)

As for what else next, I have heard rumours of a tone arm :smt023

That’s quite a shopping list, Chris.
Lyra Kleos SL
Aluminium plinth
New tone arm

Don’t forget the potential upgrade to Chord Music interconnect!

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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Mr Onion » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:49 am

I think its time we organised a Kabin Heist.


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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Red Chris » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:44 am

evil_C wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:51 am
That’s quite a shopping list, Chris.
Lyra Kleos SL
Aluminium plinth
New tone arm

Don’t forget the potential upgrade to Chord Music interconnect!
I would suggest that is probably a 2020 vision 8)
Currently Cymbiosis LP12 Woodsong Wenge, Klimax Radikal/Chord Sarum T, Keel/A, Khan, Tranquility, Urika/Chord SSA, Aro, sKale, Lyra Kleos SL - Sondek owner since 1982 - the rest is Naim, Chord and Kudos 8)

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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Wenge1 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:08 pm

Red Chris wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:44 am
evil_C wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:51 am
That’s quite a shopping list, Chris.
Lyra Kleos SL
Aluminium plinth
New tone arm

Don’t forget the potential upgrade to Chord Music interconnect!
I would suggest that is probably a 2020 vision 8)

Gotta admire your forward planning and patience Chris ............ :smt023
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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Red Chris » Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:20 pm

Adam - you know that I sometimes take my time to reach a conclusion to purchase 🤣
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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by John » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:00 pm

My understanding is that the bottom one third of the plinth incorporates an integrated bottom cover. My question is how you work on the deck?

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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Red Chris » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:06 pm

Presumably without the bottom part attached - so long as it fits in the jig logically that creates a bit more room to work with 🤔
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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by FangfossFlyer » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:45 am

Any sign of it in Hi-Fi suppliers yet?

I will check out mine this weekend.

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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Coyote Jim » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:40 pm

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Other than the fact that there's nothing in the bottom third of the deck, you just build the top part in the normal way then simply bolt the bottom section on. It's a super quick way to build an LP12 and everything is precisely aligned.
I'm sure this would have been one of the first things catered for. :roll:
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Re: Tiger Paw Stratos Plinth.....Anybody

Post by Mr Onion » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:55 pm

Looking at pics of the plinth I assume it just sits in the LINN jig as usual, being supported in the jig by the flute in exactly the same way a 'normal' LP12 does. It'll just sit a wee bit lower than usual.
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