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78 rpm stylus for 33 rpm records? Can it hurt?

I have a Pickering 1527 78 rpm stylus. This has a 2.7 mil tip. Obviously if I use this for a 33 rpm record of modern manufacture, the stylus will ride way up in the groove. But will it cause any damage? What is the size of a standard, modern 33 rpm record groove? There is a video on YouTube of a guy playing a Blue Note Herbie Hancock record with a 3 mil 78 rpm stylus and it sounds great.

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Topic - 78 rpm stylus for 33 rpm records? Can it hurt? - Mr Blue Sky 21:26:36 03/13/17 (19)


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