I know this is technically true, but for what it's worth, I've used loads of old valve things without testing them first or replacing anything, and I've been fine- apart from an old oscilloscope that had a spider in it, and blew up (when i wired the inputs to the mains in a dope stupor)
Originally Posted by eclectiktronik
If it was a £££ leak valve amp or something...that'd be a different story, but for turntables like this I think it's worth just plugging it in and hoping for the best
Sorry to quibble eclectiktronik...
"Not only that but the WHOLE COVER is UNCREASED with only 2 or 3 TINY creaselines near the opening edge about half way down!!!! In the same place (about half way down the opening edge), there is an absolutely TINY and PERFECTLY repaired split" (xxxrecords)