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Old 8th July 2002, 10:43 PM   #1
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Question arm rewiring

How do you rewire an arm? I have a serious hum problem with my lenco 75, and it seems to come from the wiring inside the arm. Now, i know where the wires start (after the contacts at the headshell) and where they come out, but apart from drilling out the contacts, and pulling very hard, I do not see a way to get to them.

Any more sensible starting points?
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Old 10th July 2002, 02:16 AM   #2
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Havoc,

ask Jocko and MrFeedback, both seem to have fiddled with this arm. i stay mute before i tell something nonsense
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Old 10th July 2002, 08:25 PM   #3
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I started by taking everything off it without resorting to force or tool. But I think that the plastic plug holding the contacts for the headshell is held by the pin that aligns the headshell. If this is true, then the only solution is to drill that pīn. This is something I would rather not do.
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Old 10th July 2002, 08:34 PM   #4
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Havoc,

maybe you could try to pull the pin out with your pliers?
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Old 11th July 2002, 07:11 PM   #5
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Tried, but it sticks out less than 0.5mm. Not possible to grip it with pliers.
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Old 11th July 2002, 09:11 PM   #6
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Hmmh,

there must be some means to reach the backside of the contact plug.

Repeat, ask Jocko and mrfeedback. Email them if necessary.

BTW, i would take this opportunity to figure out a way to get rid of the additional (and sound-deterioating) contacts. Why not wire the arm on its outside, using adhesive tape to hold the wires?
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Old 12th July 2002, 08:58 PM   #7
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If there is no easy way, that's the way it will be. No so nice, but who cares?
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