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    Default Custom TT Dust Cover..

    Well since I aquired the VPI TT, I hated not having a dust cover, and with the $$$$ I have been spending on audio, and the fact having a hard time wanting to spend $200-$400 on one that would fit, or having one made that would fit exactly on my TT shelf.

    I decided to just build my own out of .080 aluminum, and 1/4 acrylic for the windows. I had the aluminum powder coated BK08 that's a gloss black hammer tone..

    I think it came out pretty cool, one of a kind, and it matches my rack..

    Couldn't get pics to upload..

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    Sounds like another job well done, did you make it with hinges knowing your abilities?

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    That is very cool. Thanks for sharing

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    Looking fine.

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    Very nice, not your typical dust cover either, which is a bonus.
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    you can link 'em with IMG tags, though, you know?




    Do you have a photo of the cover in situ, astride the tt in question? :-)
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    Larry... I both celebrate and HATE your skills .

    Great job, wish you were closer so there was a chance I could have you fabricate crap like this for me lol...
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    That looks Very nice, Great work Larry..
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    Nice classy look

    Maybe stick a couple battery powered LED lights up in the corners when you really want to show off along with your tube gear glow with your lights turned low

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhardy6647 View Post
    you can link 'em with IMG tags, though, you know?




    Do you have a photo of the cover in situ, astride the tt in question? :-)

    Thanks!! I couldn't get them to post, first time for me..
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    Quote Originally Posted by EndersShadow View Post
    Larry... I both celebrate and HATE your skills .

    Great job, wish you were closer so there was a chance I could have you fabricate crap like this for me lol...
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    That is brilliant. Great job. How about a pic of it sitting on the turntable?
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    Another very nice job Larry!
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    Looks awesome man!
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    Beautiful job!
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    Well done, Larry!

    Beautiful design and superb execution.

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    High marks Larry! Unique. Going to make them available to the public?
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    I can't say much more, other than I sure envy your skill set. Cool idea and very nice work as usual!!!
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    I will post a pic of it over the TT tomorrow...
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    cool... eagerly awaiting a glimpse.

    I need a cover solution for my Marantz (Clearaudio); I currently just throw a cloth over it to beat back the dust.
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