So what is the proper way to install the AR XA headshell? To properly install it the headshell should be inserted into the arm want until flush and held in that position and only then should the locking collar be tightened.
Some Acoustic Research AR XA and XB owners aren't familiar with the process for setting the stylus overhang. In this post, we'll go over how to correctly set your stylus overhang, and discuss why it's so important.
Expertly designed and machined in our shop the arm rest is the same length as the original with a proper tapered high grade aluminum column. We also carefully designed the cradle to keep the tone arm secure. Our arm rest matches the original Acoustic Research design.