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Yes, Bob can do it, Russ in New Jersey can do it and I am in Chicago.
It is not hard to replace belts but that is not the only thing it will need. It is likely going to need brake pads, lubrication and some other parts to be recondition like the capstan shaft. Calibration would be needed as the age of the components will have changed. Changing just the belts just gets it going.

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If you are not familiar with such work, I don't recommend trying to install belt(s). Replacing belts may involve disassembly of mechanism parts and critical adjustments to follow. Take to a pro/tech

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usually its a capstan drive belt. $10-18 for the belt & 30mins repair time - you'll be up &brunnin b4 you know it bigmattt@gmail.com

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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Hi m522posner

There is a surprising interest in "vintage" hifi products these days. Your tape machines probably needs new belts. Check this site out. You can get spares for your tape machine here. Belt kits are $17. He does repairs also, but the transport to and from may be an issue for you. I suggest emailing Bob, he may be able to refer you to someone in CA > I could do the repairs,but I am in Australia. :)

Vintage Electronics
P.O. Box 941
1241 Conestoga Creek Rd
Florissant, Co 80816

Email: Bob@Vintage-Electronics.cc


You could have a go at freshening up the belts yourself:)

regards
robotek

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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Hi jvanheul

You can get a belt kit from these guys for 15 plus some post. Fresh belts, good service Bob will help you out. Cheers. A FixYa for this would make my day :)

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Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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G'day Chidu

You can buy a replacement belt kit with the correct belts for your model from here

Thanks for using FixYa, a FixYa rating is a great reward for locating this part for you. Good luck with the repairs, and happy listening.

regards
robotek

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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There is a surprising interest in "vintage" hifi products these days. Your tape machines probably needs new belts. Check this site out. You can get spares for your tape machine here. Belt kits are $17. He does repairs also, but the transport to and from may be an issue for you. I suggest emailing Bob, he may be able to refer you to someone in CA > I could do the repairs,but I am in Australia. :)

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