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RE: Technics RS 1500 Rewind Problem

Thanks Guys,
Here are results.
Tape paths are all clean.
It rewinds ok on 10" reels with about 80% fill. Full reels cause the problem.
Bearings on dancers spin free.
Tension is same with only NAB hubs.
When coaxed into FF the left hub can be stopped and moved easily both ways.
A full reel rewinds nicely on the left side with nothing else attached.
It used to rewind full reels but stopped doing it about a year ago, I have a crown machine that will rewind them in a flash.
Have always wanted to fix it.
Seems like it has lost the grunt it once had.

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