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Where to buy quality pinch rollers for Nakamichi CR7 tape deck?

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SOURCE: NAKAMICHI CASSETTE DECK 1 NOT PLAYING?

it has probably thrown the capstan belt and will require a new belt fitted. the transport relies on capstan rotation to engage play. a separate reel motor operates ff/rew and takeup funtions

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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If the tape transport doesn't move up on play, but you can push it up and pull it down by hand, the grease on pivots is all dried up. you can take it apart and clean it. replace belt while your at it.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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SOURCE: Nakamichi BX-125 Cassette Deck

Check leaf switches and also, press play -- after a few minutes, feel motor(s) for heat build up. If it gets hot, either motor is bad of something is preventing it from rotating

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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the problem is the clicking spring of the pinch roller,that pushing through the spindle,maybe is weak or is not there,try to find out inside the deck,if you cannot find it.Improvised a clicking spring by means of the string of the guitar number 00,is good of making spring.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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The deck will need new belts and idler drives cleaned and serviced, and perhaps some idler tyres replaced. You can get a belt kit from these guys. replacing them is not such a difficult job if you have some mechanical aptitude. Just take it slowly, and focus on getting the transport out of the unit.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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These guys can certainly help you with parts for older Nakamichi decks. They are in the UK, and have most parts for pre 1996 tape decks from the legendary makers. The synthesis chassis had dramas with pinch rollers siezing up from dried grease. I always used to strip and relube, and often replace the pinch roller/tape guide assly. Hit them up, if you have any dramas, get back to me here.

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