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I HAVE A THORENS TD 125 MK11 AND THE BELT KEEPS SLIPPING OFF, I REPLACED THE BELT AND THIS STILL CONTINUES ARE THE BELTS OLD? OR THE SPINDLE ON THE MOTOR SHAFT NOT WORKING

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Couple things to do here - First turn your platter upside down on a towel placed on a hard surface.

  1. Clean the motor pulley and the inner platter real good with some rubbing alcohol and some Q-tips. Be sure to let them dry.
  2. Now then wet your fingers with some water and just barely wet the belt with your fingers. Don't soak it, just enough to coat the belt with baby powder.
  3. Put the belt in a baggy and add some baby powered and shake it up real good till the belt is coated.
  4. Take the belt out of the baggy and shake the excess off. This is an old trick that will help the belt grab real well.
  5. Now you put that belt on and and watch the pulley and belt when it starts to spin.
  6. See if the belt slips now.
  7. If it does there is a little spring adjustment on the mount for the pulley. You have to find just the right spot during adjustment. It may require a little trial and error but the things I listed will solve your problem

Regards, Tony

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

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