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Keystone movie projector

When turned on it powers up. Doesn't move any of the reels or feeding gears. Is there a belt that just need to be replaces?? thanks Leonard

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There should be a belt inside that transfers rotational power to the gear train. the belt may be a long spring type of belt.

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