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Thorens TD 124 Armboard

 

 

Here are 5 images that you can download.
The first 3 concern the armboard. They may help you when manufacturing an armboard.
The 2 hand drawings of the spindle and bearing housing give the exact measurements.

When in 1980 a friend and I were developing a turntable with a heavy platter, we
initially used TD 124 bearings and spindles.
We were thinking of making more tables than just two.
So we contacted a factory and asked what the price of these parts would be.
Below are the measurements the technician wrote down while
measuring the parts during our initial conversation.

The recommended oil.
If the Caltex or Texaco Regal Oil B (as used for hydraulic power transmissions)
which is indicated in the manual is not available,
use a non oxidizing, non sticking, high grade light mineral oil (SAE 20).

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