Build your own turntable

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Paddy D
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Build your own turntable

Postby Paddy D » Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:43 pm

Is all the turntables in the shops to big or small? Scratch build one.
What you need:

A large gear or disc (for the base)
motor and gearbox
Headphone jack and socket
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here is the items and the wires soldered to the jack and socket.

now start by marking out the track and center of the gear/disc for the jack and the track.

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Glue or otherwise attach the jack and the track to the base. Allow the glue to set.

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coming soon the mounting to the baseboard.

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Postby Chuffer Chuff » Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:56 am

Great idea there Paddy! 8) Good way to save money!
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Re: Build your own turntable

Postby glegalee » Sat Jun 21, 2008 8:40 pm

Where did you get your base gear from? Nice idea!
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Re: Build your own turntable

Postby Metrocamel » Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:16 am

Nice! :D If I wasn't doing modern image I'd make one of those!
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