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Technics SL-1350 Direct Drive Turntable

Hello...the needle skips on the last track of both sides of any record I play. Any suggestions as to how I can make the needle play all the way through my albums? Thanks. Mike

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  • JackLee Dec 18, 2007

    Thanks John. No doubt the arm appears to be making contact with the cuing lift as the arm rides through the last track and nearer the center of the record, although when it begins to skip seems inconsistent from record to record. There is a screw next to the cuing lift that is visible when I look down upon the cuing lift. Do I turn this screw to raise or lower the cuing lift? Thanks again. Mike

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If the item is old and un serviced, the berings for the arm may ned oiling with synthetic oil. Return to a hifi repair store for this

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Hi
Check that the cuing lift isn't touching the arm as it gets to the end of the record.

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