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Old 14th October 2012, 05:53 PM   #11
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Put on the stylus guard, then set the tracking force to zero so the arm "floats." See if a puff of breath causes the arm to freely pivot to the inside.
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Thats a good one SY.
We used to do a similiar test with the Grace 707 by zeroing out too balance and placing a corner of a dollar bill, just the 1 # placed on top of the headshell.
If it didn,t move, the bearings needed ajustment.
A 1/4 of a gram or something like that' can't remember.
Thanks! Just saw this, I'm going to try it when I get a minute and I'll update the thread when I do.

Thanks so much everyone!
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Old 15th October 2012, 04:21 PM   #12
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Thanks! Just saw this, I'm going to try it when I get a minute and I'll update the thread when I do.

Thanks so much everyone!
With the arm zero'd out, while floating, a puff of breath made it move substantially.

I'm going back to the cantilever, any good track to see if it's 90 degrees ( i don't think the cart is, in fact it always looks like it's dipping slightly lower on one side ( inside, toward the center )
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Not just substantially, it needs to move easily and smoothly all the way to the label area.
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Not just substantially, it needs to move easily and smoothly all the way to the label area.
It did, and subsequently bounced back equally as smooth
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OK, that's good, fixing bearings can be a... bear.
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