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Old 10-16-2017, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by dieseljeep View Post
When the units were new, there was a rubber cap that was the diameter of the record center hole. It was possibly used as an isolation to minimize motor noise to the record. Naturally, after almost 80 years, they crumbled away.
You should be able to fabricate something out of rubber to equal the diameter of the hole and slip it on the shaft.
OOpps! I misunderstood and was writing about the spindle that holds the tone-arm. Yes, the spindle centers are often missing on these units. My '38 wooden model had a homemade nipple on it.
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