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I need to rehab the tension rollers on mine :(

In theory I know how to do it, and I even have silicone of the proper density, but I've been chicken - for years - to actually do it.

I hate working on the mechanics of tape decks (and also old-school record changers)! :( There is so much potential energy stored up inside those contraptions in the form of springs, spring clips, etc., and so many itty-bitty yet mission-critical parts inside of them that, invariably, some small but important thing sproings out of an assembly in the midst of disassembly* with enough kinetic energy/velocity as to either achieve escape velocity from earth's gravitational pull and/or to create a small local black hole and disappear over the event horizon thereof.

Maybe this just happens to me.

:(


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* This not even being the rapid unscheduled kind frequently employed by SpaceX. ;)


all the best,
mrh



Edits: 01/12/24

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