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Old 7th April 2006, 10:15 AM   #1
phillip88 is offline phillip88  Australia
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I have a used Grace 727 tonearm. Can someone kindly show me to how to clean dust in arm bearing section? or how to reconditon the arm?
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Old 7th April 2006, 03:29 PM   #2
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testing.
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Old 7th April 2006, 03:44 PM   #3
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Ok lets try this again. For some reason my first reply attempt timed out. So I shorten this and type faster.

Buy the purist isopropyl alcohol you can find. Remove the arm from the base. Flush the bearings with a few drops at a time at the same time CAREFULLY moving the arm through its limits of travel. Do this for about half and hour and you may even "feel" reduced friction. When dry and done DO NOT lube. They'll be fine as is.

Also clean the connectors with isopropyl on q-tips.

Remount, set tracking and antiskating force and you're ready to go. Cheers.
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Old 7th April 2006, 03:53 PM   #4
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I forgot to mention, don't remove the bearings to clean them. They're very hard to reinstall and adjust without damaging the bearing cones.
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Old 7th April 2006, 06:26 PM   #5
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Thank you very much. I will try it.
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