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Old 24th June 2020, 03:42 PM   #11
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I had one that was rubbing and adjusting the play at the screw got rid of the noise.
It had double the end play of 2 other SOTAs I also have.

I would try the screw adjustment first and if that doesn’t work, taking it apart as suggested
is the final step.

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David
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Old 8th July 2020, 02:32 PM   #12
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Default Sota Sapphire rebuild.

New motors are readily available directly from HURST. Just go to their website and punch in the part number from your current motor. I just ordered one and currently rebuilding my Sota GEM. This was the first turntable model ever made by Sota, it preceded the Sapphire!
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Old 9th July 2020, 12:19 PM   #13
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Default Sota GEM bearing

Attached is the Sota GEM bearing assembly
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