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Seeburg 1960 AQ 160 Jukebox. The mechanism very hard to turn even with finger. Turntable not turning with lube added.

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Rotate by hand till shaft actually receives lubricant especially if you did not remove the turntable to apply the lube 1960 model all oil dried up contaminated with dust of 57 years

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