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R-85 Records skipping
« on: October 02, 2018, 11:40:39 am »
Hi,
Newbie to site and juke boxes
I have an R-85
Some records (few) play fine.
Others load and start but just skip and they have to be rejected..
Replaced the needle and adjusted the arm but still have problems.
can someone help me out...
thanks,

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Re: R-85 Records skipping
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2018, 08:47:25 am »
Hello,

Sorry you did not leave a name.

You need to check and adjust the tone arm cam adjustment, if you have a R-85 manual look at page 22 fiure 9, this involves adjustment of the cam collar (part number 2-18133-01)

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Alan

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Re: R-85 Records skipping
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2018, 03:37:55 pm »
Alan,
thank you for the reply...
I will try that this weekend..
If it does not work i will post again...
Again thanks for your help.
Paul

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Re: R-85 Records skipping
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2018, 04:58:27 pm »
Alan,
i tried to adjust as per your instructions..
Unfortunately at this time the carousel just turns and will not pull a record to play.
I obviously created another problem.
I did adjust the arm but I am not sure if I fixed that problem because of the new problem...
What did i break ???

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Re: R-85 Records skipping
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2018, 08:05:18 am »
Hello Paul,

The new problem more than likely is dry joints on the header pins on the boards or loose connections on the looms.

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Alan

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