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Old 02-22-03, 04:17 PM
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Best place to find a used turntable?

My roommate recently bought a bunch of records from the school library for $.50 (total) and does not have any way to play them. I already have an old receiver in our room, so all we need now is a turntable that can play records. Does anyone know of any places that sell used or cheap record players?
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Old 02-22-03, 06:09 PM
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Try Goodwill.
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Relatives' basements. Thats where I got the Pioneer I'm using now.
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Old 02-24-03, 01:43 AM
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I was looking for used DVDs today at a pawnshop, and I noticed they had several Gemini brand turntables for $200-300 each or more. Is this a good brand? I really don't want to spend near that much on one, just something basic to spin some vinyl.
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Are you just using it to play Vinyl or do you actually want to do some scratching?

To just play, you can find one cheap on EBAY. For DJ/Scratching...Gemini is something basic. All depends what you are looking for.
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Old 02-24-03, 12:12 PM
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I bought a Sony fully automatic turntable off eBay that plugs into my receiver with the standard RCA jacks for under $100. Might want to try there.
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Old 02-24-03, 01:48 PM
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Originally posted by DJ_Longfellow
Are you just using it to play Vinyl or do you actually want to do some scratching?

To just play, you can find one cheap on EBAY. For DJ/Scratching...Gemini is something basic. All depends what you are looking for.
Just to play. And I mean really cheap as it's not really a priority, just a side project.

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Old 02-25-03, 08:09 AM
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I would try Ebay or some other form of used equipment (thrift store/pawn shop) I would not pay more than $100 for sure for one. The Gemini one you were looking at is a DJ table, so you would not need that. I still think Best Buy and places like that may still carry Record Players also if you want new
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