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I need 3 heads for my tape deck

Can you inform me where can i get them, and if so, how much....please.

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Thank you for helping me solving my tape deck problem. Parts are to expensif and i decided to put it in the trash. 3 heads at $ 79.00 each plus shipping and handling and money exchange...

Merci beaucoup... Denis Denman . Montréal Québec

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