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Hi one of my arm's is a little stiff which is making the record keep jumping back and not running smothly through the track?? please help

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Have you given the deck a service lately?
Have you adjusted the horizontal elevations?
Have you adjusted the counter balance arm?

Once the horizontal is adjusted the do the arm counter weight,

Try this and let me know if this helps.

Misterdj

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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