Dual Spares

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brianh
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Dual Spares

Post by brianh » 15 Dec 2017 01:28

Hi

I have a dual 701 with a tone arm that does not move horizontally and on inspection it seems to be a damaged tone arm control stud ie it does not reach the tone arm plate. So my question is where can I obtain a replacement part or should I try modifying it with say a small cap to reach the the plate.

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Spinner45
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Re: Dual Spares

Post by Spinner45 » 15 Dec 2017 02:06

There is a Dual forum here that should have all the answers.

brianh
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Re: Dual Spares

Post by brianh » 15 Dec 2017 18:34

Thanks for reply, I have gone there and seen mention of organdnorparts who I had already seen and have found a part there so thanks again

Brianh

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Re: Dual Spares

Post by Alec124c41 » 15 Dec 2017 20:46

Check the steuerpimpel thread.

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nat
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Re: Dual Spares

Post by nat » 15 Dec 2017 23:51

A temporary solution (that may last as long as you use the table) is to cut a bit of insulation off of lamp wire and shove it on the stud. 3/16 inch or so should work fine. I think that the actual shape of the end of the insulation (or the steuerpimpel) doesn't really matter since the thick grease on the plate offers sufficient resistance to motion to keep the arm moving along with the paddle thingy.

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