Kenwood KD-35R (1980) installation and belt replacement

KENWOOD KD-35R (Made in Japn 1980) Automatic Return Turntable. This is Japan made auto return cute and simple belt drive turntable with factory set tone arm. Ideal model for new comers in vintage audio. This model is easy for repair or parts. Belt replacement and handling of stylus is included in this demonstration. 45 and…

Pioneer PL-990 turntable unboxing & setup

Yes, a real unboxing video this time — only because a brand new turntable is probably not something you’ll often see being unboxed. It is a Pioneer PL-990, which I consider to be the best of all the cheap generic turntables on the market today, because it is the only one (that I know of)…

Pioneer PL-7 Turntable Refurb Project

I’ve been trying to buy a used turntable for about a month and finally scored one from Goodwill’s online auction website. For a total of $68 I got the Pioneer PL-7 direct drive turntable that was made from 1981-82. I received it in good shape as it was well packaged. It was dusty and dirty…

Dual 1229 Turntable – Restoration

Video of a restoration on a Dual 1229 turntable.New arc cap, new gold plated RCA jacks, new diamond tipped needle and new ground wire. Sanded, stained and sealed wooden plinth base.

Recovering An Old 1950’s Dansette Record Player

This is a vintage 1950’s record player I picked up very cheaply and it was in a bad state so I decided to bring it back to life and also recover the outer casing with some period Rexine as used in the 1950’s when this record player was made. I didn’t have any green rexine…