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Selling an Aries Scout that has basically been updated to a Scout Prime. Selling this because I bought a Classic. This Scout comes with nearly all the upgrades available for this model - the 300 rpm motor, 1.75-inch TNT acrylic platter and associated bearing, mini-MDX feet and a Soundsmith Counter Intuitive. I will throw in the razor-thin cork/rubber mat I use as well. Cartridge in the photo is not included, though it can be if you want to pay $200 extra - it’s a Grado Black body with a Grado 8MZ stylus. Otherwise, has the stock JMW 9-inch tonearm with VTA adjustment (not-on-the-fly but pretty darn easy), original alignment jig and Delrin record clamp. Operates perfectly with no motor noise. Two very slight cosmetic blemishes, neither of which affect play: The platter has two very light dents - millimeter deep or so - on the top, which is the way it came from the retailer. Also, the plinth has a slight, less-than-thumbnail peel on the underside that you won't see unless the table is upside down- the top and sides are in perfect condition. Will pack in foam custom cut to hold each part. I have experience packaging turntables and modular VPIs of this sort are fairly easy to pack carefully.