My turntable woes continue...

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Agent Smith, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. Agent Smith

    Agent Smith Currently Putins Koala

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    So basically after spilling a pint of water in a pissed state into one of my 1210's, leaving it in a airing cupboard for 5 days, and it coming back to life, the tone arm on my other deck has become very unstable.

    I took it to a specialist who said its internal tone arm damage, so the whole arm needs replacing with the swivel part. He quoted £100 to fit and pay for the part.

    I hate parting with my cash so I bought the part this guy was banging on about, and have decided to give it a crack.
    Ive replaced the pitches in both my decks previously.

    Anyone clued up on replacing tone arms? I dont want to reattach the new one incorrectly...
     
  2. Transient Energ

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    Best thing to do would be to scour youtube for a decent video. It's much harder to explain things like that in text. If you've replaced pitches before you should be fine once you have a decent video.

    My mate had to replace a tonearm once as something fell off a shelf bent the arm and damaged the base so badly the bearings came out!
     
  3. Agent Smith

    Agent Smith Currently Putins Koala

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    tbf ive checked a few videos, probably will use one as a guide.

    replacing a pitch is pretty straight forward in comparison.
     
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