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Bad copies and expensice repairman, need parts to repair on my own.

I had a repairman stop by and he stated that I need a new Drum, PM Kit Develpoer, Pressure Roller and Transfer Belt at a cost of $940.53. I cant afford that, it is nuts. I know I can get the parts much cheaper and replace myself. Do you sell any parts on my list for this model? The model listed below is incorrect. The correct model is Gestetner 2740ZTD

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Tell him you want the drum and the developer replaced only. A lot of the cost is going into the transfer belt. Usually our shop rebuilds them. It sounds to me like it's the whole assembly and not just the belt.

It sounds to me like the copier tech is giving you a worst case scenario price.

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