Anyone using a Gray 108?

Robert Young

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I've got a magnesium Gray Research 108 off to Karmadon in the Ukraine for a restoration of the finish. It has a GE RPX in it, though I've heard that some have had great success with a Denon DL 103. I've got a Zu DL 103r that needs an arm, and thought I might try it (the arm is wired for both mono and stereo). I'm curious if anyone else is using one of these masterpieces, and what cartridges they've tried, and what has worked...
 

Robert Young

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Soooo....no one here is using a Gray 108? I'm a bit surprised. Anyway, I'm excited to get the arm back from Serge, and to start trying various cartridges in it. Despite "internet wisdom" to the contrary, the magnesium Gray is quite light, so I'm going to try a full range of MCs and MMs of varying compliance.

But I'd still love to hear from any shy denizens of What's Best who might be using or used a Gray.

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Robert Young

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Oct 22, 2020
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Soooo....no one here is using a Gray 108? I'm a bit surprised. Anyway, I'm excited to get the arm back from Serge, and to start trying various cartridges in it. Despite "internet wisdom" to the contrary, the magnesium Gray is quite light, so I'm going to try a full range of MCs and MMs of varying compliance.

But I'd still love to hear from any shy denizens of What's Best who might be using or used a Gray.

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So no one except me uses this arm? I'm a bit surprised, given the esoteric bent of so many analogue fanatics. It's an amazing arm, getting great sound from a GE RPX and a Denon DL 103r (I've had the original mono wiring restored, and added a second stereo harness).

Don't overlook these broadcast arms, particularly the 108 in magnesium. Even Frank Schroeder likes it!
 

Robert Young

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You have the Karmadon version? Cool..,Serge is a master craftsman. Mine’s original: i had Serge restore the finish. But i hear that his version is every bit the equal.
 
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