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coonsanders
hi
i have the following pfanstiehl needle for 78s..here are the specs..tip material diamond..tip radious 3 mils,tracking force1-3 grams...is this a good needle for playing 78s or do i need a different needle?

lenny
2nd Sax Bb Tenor
3.0 mil is a good size for 78s in general. Standard 78 size is usually 2.7, but 3.0s will ride a little higher in the groove and miss some of the wear.

Some useful information is at: http://esotericsound.com/CartStyli.htm
coonsanders
thanks again..


lenny
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