Garrard and Delrin.

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#1 Garrard and Delrin.

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Came across this while researching the properties of Delrin.

In the mid-1960s, phonograph turntable manufacturer Garrard used Delrin in applications where its stability, low friction and resistance to commonly-encountered lubricants were of advantage. Garrard advertising of the era specifically mentioned the low-friction characteristics of Delrin.


What parts might they be referring to ?
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Platter thrust bearing. From memory, my 301 thrust cage was a pressed metal assembly with what looked like a phosphor disc resting on white plastic that could well have been Delrin. Certainly wasn't PTFE.
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Hi Morgan, great to see you posting, hope you are well..
The tube manual is quite like a telephone book. The number of it perfect. It is useful to make it possible to speak with a girl. But we can't see her beautiful face from the telephone number
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Yes, fine, thank you. Retired now. Which is nice. I had hoped to see you at Retrokit a week ago.
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Unfortunately I didn't make it morgan, my mate was late booking and was unable to get a table, I had another offer to share someone's table a couple of days before, but by that time I had committed to attending my granddaughters birthday party.

Happy retirement.. its great !
The tube manual is quite like a telephone book. The number of it perfect. It is useful to make it possible to speak with a girl. But we can't see her beautiful face from the telephone number
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