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Lost Part for my Technics turntable sl-1210mk5

Its a small screw type part that screws into the back of the counterweight, I can't find what its called, what part number it is.

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I know this turntable it is a very nice one and it is direct drive, no belts.. It was onne of the last of its kind and used for DJ work in the 70-90's.

Technics is the higher end of the Panasonic brand. I would contact Panasonic corporation and http://www.panasonic.com/


Solution 1 -

I would write customer service or call the service center and they may have the part.

Solution 2 -

I may have that turntable saved away. If I get you this counterweight, it will render my turntable useless.
I am just coming out of a foot operation and i think it is put away where i cannot physically get it. We could work out a price or look for it on ebay. You will pay around 15-20 for it from Panisonic and that counterweight works for many of the Technics brands.
I will consider selling it if this is your ONLY option.


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