How We Roll
Our goal is to provide you with quality vintage turntable repair parts at the best possible price. What you see in the picture is exactly the part you'll receive, and from the model number shown. We currently stock brands such as Marantz, Sony, Technics, JVC, NIVICO, Pioneer, Dual, Yamaha, Garrard, Kenwood, MCS, Philips, ELAC, BIC, Akai, Panasonic, Sansui and Thorens.
Our descriptions and pictures will always point to the item's flaws and not just focus on the good. When your part arrives, we want your response to be, "That was better than I was expecting." A picture is worth 1,000 words.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, your purchase price will gladly be refunded.
We pride ourselves on our honest portrayal of our products. Try us and you'll see what we mean. We want to earn your trust.
We rate our parts 1 to 10, and we will always weigh in on the low side so that you'll be pleased with your part.
9- Near mint
8- Very clean
7- Normal wear
6- Minor issues
5- Somewhat noticeable issues
4- Noticeable issues
2- Major problems
1- You must be desperate
When using our Quick Search, keep in mind the many different terms we all use to describe the record player part you need. Here's a quick list of some of the part names we use:
Tonearm or Tone Arm
Tonearm Clip/Lock/Rest- Used to secure the tonearm
Headshell or Head Shell- Holds the cartridge/needle
Cartridge Adapter, Cartridge Carrier or Sled
Counter Balance Weight or Counterweight- Weight located at the rear of the tonearm
Motor Pulley or Capstan- Pulley found on the motor shaft
Rubber Motor Mounts Cushions
Feet, Isolation Vibration Dampers- You will find foot on our descriptions since they are sold individually most of the time
Cueing Lever, Cue Lift or Elevation- Control used to raise and lower the tonearm with the Cue Rest
AC Power Cord Plug
Idler Wheel- Rubber wheel used to drive the platter
Platter- Metal disc that holds the record
Mat- Rubber disk placed on the Platter
Return/Reject Lever/Cut- Control used to bring the tonearm to the off position
Pitch- Fine adjustment of the speed control
Spindle Bearing- Can be found on some spindles
Spindle or Center Shaft or Main Shaft
Assembly- Assortment of parts for a specific control or function
Mechanism- Usually a single piece of a control or function
Phono Cord, Audio Patch Cord- RCA Jacks for sound output
Anti-Skate- Control used to keep neeedle properly aligned in record groove
Wood Plinth Base- Main base of the unit
Dustcover Lid Hinge
Microswitch or Shut Off
Drawer Tray Gear or Main Cam or Main Gear or Cycle Gear- Runs the turntable though its operating functions
Plate- Usually a base located below the tonearm or other upper turntable feature
Drive Belt- Runs the Platter
Speed Control Strobe Light or Stroboscope Speed Calibration
Chassis- Metal board that holds all the insides together
Chassis Stabilizer Springs
Shut Off Slide/Clutch Arm
Customer Support will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Parts For the Purist!