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Phono chord pins broken off

My friend fell into my shelves and knocked my receiver off which took the pins from the turntable's phono chords with it. Since the chord is built into the turntable, I can't just pop a new one in... Anyone know how I can take it apart and replace the phono chord and where to get a new chord? I don't want to send it back to the company.

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Parties can be rough on audio gear
most turntables I've seen have male rca (phono) plugs on each end, but you have to get to the inside either by taking off the bottom or in some cases the body comes apart in two halves. If you get there and it turns out to be a solder on type (not likely) you can get the tails at radio shack. Most people with any audio equipment at all have an rca stereo pair lying around somewhere.
OR
if you can solder, you can just put new rca ends on the existing cable . Good luck.
at least he didn't break your needle

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