Well, after my last turntable, a Dual was stolen in the 1980s I had switched to digital source components. More recently, listening to all that vinyl revival talk, I decided to give it another try.
After some research I discovered a place that restores vintage Thorens tables - Vinyl Nirvana - and bought a Thorens 160 Super with a Jelco tonearm and an Ortofon 2M Bronze cartridge. I also got a Phono 1 from Boris.
Upon connecting everything the first experience was an audible hum. Since the Phono 1 does not have a separate ground tab, I used as someone recommended previously one of the side screws to the metal case of the Phono 1. This took care of the hum and I was able to play my first record.
The sound coming out of the speakers was incredible. It was musical, big, tactile and to my surprise the bass was very strong. There was also the minor annoyance of various sporadic record surface noises but it didn't take away from the pleasure of the vinyl sound.
Here are some pictures of my new set-up.