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Sl-dd33 turntable thank you for your response to my question... yes that is a picture of my turntable, but no, there is no weight on the end of the arm that can be adjusted (like on most turntables). as far as the pickup mounting goes, where is that and how do i adjust it? is it on the other end of the arm where the stylus plugs into? this turntable was working just fine and then one day, for no apparent reason, i went to play it and the needle just started skating across the LP. Nothing looks visibly different or broken (including the needle) and at this point i'm at a loss... any ideas??

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  • md01geist Sep 11, 2008

    i had suspected as much, just wanted to see if there was anything else i could try before i buy a new stylus. thanks for your help:)

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If your needle just started to skip across the LP, then that means your stylus is damaged/worn and needs to be replaced. It's very hard to see the diamond tip on the stylus, and it might not even be there at all. So checking it might not yield any results. This is what happens when the needle is worn. It will skip across the record.

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