Recommended resources, dealers, friends, etc.
The Analog Department An amazing site with lots of information of turntables, cartridges, restoration, plinths, and many other things analog. Definitely check this site out.
AudioSilente Maker of the Blackstone idler drive turntable, and THE SOURCE for replacement sintered bronze bushings, idler wheels, parts for the TD124 and Garrard 301 / 401, an incredible resource. Based in Italy.
Hanze HiFi Home of Jaap Pees, audio engineer extraordinaire, originator of the TD124 spring suspension, and all around innovator. Excellent source for parts for the TD124. Based in the Netherlands.
Tangerine Audio The Brainchild of Mark Digman and the late Derek Jenkins, makers of the Karmen top plate, some other great LP12 parts, and the Stiletto, a solid aluminum billet machined piece of art and functionality, and one of the coolest LP12 plinths we have seen.
Cymbiosis Home of Mr. Peter Swain, one of the most knowledgeable and experienced people I know of with the Linn Sondek LP12, all things Naim, and Linn. Based in Leicester in the U.K. Peter has probably the largest collection of operational LP12’s on demo, anywhere in the world. If you are looking for an LP12, Cymbiosis is one of the best resources on the planet. Bar none.
Overture Audio Where Thomas O’Keefe can be found. Thomas is one of the few people on the planet who can really build an LP12 well. Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.