What needles are good to invest in?

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  1. Ab0|2Ti0N

    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    Sup ya'll, I was wondering what are some low price but good needles to buy. Especially for scratching(heavy usage). I need to cop some new needles cause my vinyl is getting mad phazed and scuffed up.



    Any suggestions.






    i survived abortion.



    Naomi Watts is dead sexy in Mulholland Drive.
     
  2. freeagent

    freeagent Almost 30

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    Shure M44-7

    Stanton 520 SK2
     
  3. Ab0|2Ti0N

    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    Both good for tearin' it up?
     
  4. 1992

    1992 Novantadue

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    I recommend the Ortifon line. They have some carts that are special for scratching. I myself just bought two of the Concord Silver cartridges. So far they're really nice.

    Ortifons are also good for people who are into abortion, it says so on their website.
     
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    freeagent Almost 30

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    Actually, Ortofon's are a lesser grade diamond. I promise.

    Plus, Nightclub Cart's (not the head-shell mounted one's) have been known to destroy the connectors on your tone-arms.
     
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    1992 Novantadue

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    Mine work perfectly fine and I don't see how they can damage the connectors as they stick out less then the headshell that comes with the 1200 in the first place. Now I did hear this about the Stanton "Trackmaster" and I had one once. I noticed on the Trackmaster that the connections are like needles which dig into the connectors in the arm.
     
  7. Ab0|2Ti0N

    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    good for people who are into abortion? what the.


    So, what needles should I get Freeagent?
     
  8. ZoRQ

    ZoRQ New Member

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    Ortophones make your records wear off quickly, tho they're very stable.

    I reccomend Shure's M44-7 less pressure on the record, very stable, and as far I'm concerned they sound great!
     
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    klusta Pulsar

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    i got some bog standard stantons, they're fine for me :)
     
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    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Got the Ortofon Concorde pink/blue here, all good!
     
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    M44-7 - if Q-Bert uses them, how can you go wrong?
     
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    m44-7's are the ones. Really loud, good sound quality and cheaper than concordes.
     
  13. Serum

    Serum Well-Known Member

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    Shure 447s are the daddy
    Great sound for dnb, great for scratching and kind to records
     
  14. Triple M

    Triple M Admin

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    Std black Ortofon Concords have done me proud for a good 3 or so years now..
    till sounding good! - well worth the dosh!
     
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    inf0r /!\ Dainjah /!\

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    I'm looking at buying a pair of carts now.. I own standard 500AL's and I'm borrowing a pair of Trackmaster Stantons, but I've not been wildly impressed so far. They are admittedly a little more punchy, and hold the groove **slightly** better, but I'm not over the moon when you take the price of these carts into account, the real piss take, is that the replacement styli cost £45 each!! As soon as I found this out, none of my mates were allowed near them!

    The Shure M44-7 and the Black (bottom of the range??) Concordes are the same price online... The Shure replacement needles are a touch more spendy... I know which one I'm looking at..

    I don't really scratch, just play around a little, but I'm well enthusiastic when mixing, so I need something thats tuff.

    Anymore wisdom on this matter?
     
  16. Ab0|2Ti0N

    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    no doubt, q bert is the man. talked to him many occasions at LA massives. i wanna go to his studiom the lair of the octagon.


    for "SHURE" ill get the m447 then.
     
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    zeeky deek Moaning all the time.

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    MIND THE PUN :gaywhite:
     
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    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    huh?
     
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    IMO!
     
  20. Ab0|2Ti0N

    Ab0|2Ti0N WHAT THE FUCK IS JUICE???

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    pricey yo!


    you guys updated the site? nice colors.
     

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