At 06:06 PM 11/2/98 -0700, James Bunch wrote:
>At 06:27 PM 11/2/98 -0500, David wrote:
>> What is the DUAL doing?
>What it is NOT doing is shutting off at the end of play. Also the dingus
>for manyually lifting the tone arm doesn't work. I am sure that you are
>correct about how much it SHOULD cost to fix. I intend either to figure out
>how to fix it myself, or find somebody who will do it cheaper then these
>guys. We live two hours from Albuquerque, which is the closest place that
>has a reasonable concentration of repair shops, so I justify paying through
>the nose for a reconditioned one on the basis of how many trips to Abq I can
>avoid. I should have done some checking around by phone first.
>It sounds as if you have some experience with these things. I think DUAL
>was a good make, and having the grease dry out after twenty odd years of
>faithful service is not an unforgivable offense.
Certainly not an unforgivable offense. The cuing dashpot needs the silicon
grease recharged, and the cycling mechanism needs a basic lube.
I have two Duals, though neither plays 78s. They were great turntables.