Platter removal trouble on Rotel RP-2500

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sportk9
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Platter removal trouble on Rotel RP-2500

Post by sportk9 » 17 Jul 2018 03:05

Anyone know the key to removing the platter? I need to replace the belt and all I see is "lift off the platter", but it doesn't come off. Help Thanks in advance.

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Re: Platter removal trouble on Rotel RP-2500

Post by ralphfcooke » 17 Jul 2018 11:37

Platters are often a taper fit on the spindle and stick over time.
If it simply says 'lift off the platter' then what you probably need to do (easier with a helper) is to lift the platter then at the same time GENTLY tap the spindle with a screwdriver handle or similar.

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Re: Platter removal trouble on Rotel RP-2500

Post by sportk9 » 17 Jul 2018 19:20

Thanks ralphfcooke. I did as you suggested and it came off easily. Glad I checked before I applied too much force!! THANKS AGAIN!!

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