Tiger Paw Javelin In Box - Lovely

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Re: Tiger Paw Javelin In Box - Lovely

Post by Garland » Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:10 am

Can anyone comment on how it sounds? I have a Keel for Linn tonearm but I have an Itokk II and don't want to drill a hole for the arm support. SO I 've been looking for an Ekos 2 (SE is just too much $). The Javelin though sure looks like a good value. Any idea how it and an Ekos 2 would compare?

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Re: Tiger Paw Javelin In Box - Lovely

Post by Coyote Jim » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:50 am

Hi the Javelin is very well thought out and constructed with great attention to detail.
There are a few members on here the that know the manufacturer personally and were treated to pre production listening tests and very favourably it was received.
It's a different type of arm from the LINN ones in that it is a unipivot whereas the LINN arms are fixed gimbal bearings.
But really a listen is the best idea as owners of a particular type might prefer that anyway but lots of scope for discussion if they join in.
Hope this helps. 8) :smt023
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