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Re: Choosing which RTR?
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2010, 05:15:17 PM »
If you are looking at used, I would recommend an Otari 5050 BIII, rather than a BII. It is easier to use - mounting reels, etc. I also have a Technics 1506 that Doc modded. I think the tape path was made a bit easier to thread. Definitely, getting a bypass of the electronics with Bottlehead Seduction or Repro (if you have more $$).  That is what I have on my 1506.  The Otari is quite good sounding with its solid state electronics, but not at the level of the Bottlehead electronics.   Good luck, Larry
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