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 Post subject: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:19 pm 
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Hi all,

Ive recently encountered an issue with my Standard B. When I go to set the reproducer on the record, the mandrel stops moving. The motor is running still, but the mandrel doesn't move. When I lift up the carriage, the mandrel still doesnt move, even though the motor is running.

I've noticed that it doesn't stop exactly when I put it on the record. It slows down the closer I get. Any help?

Thanks
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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:25 pm 
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Perhaps the belt is too loose. The B models had belt tensioners. I'd make sure it is being used and working properly. I hope this helps. Jerry Blais


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:32 pm 
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It's definitely a loose belt. There are discussions on how to install a belt. The Complete Talking Machine by Eric Reiss has an article on belt installation. If you don't have this book, I suggest you get a copy.
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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:34 pm 
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Jerry B. wrote:
Perhaps the belt is too loose. The B models had belt tensioners. I'd make sure it is being used and working properly. I hope this helps. Jerry Blais

If the belt is loose then a temp fix is to take it off and rough up the inside with a knife. That will add a little more tension.. It also could be the adjustment on the carriage arm that puts too much tension on the feed screw or a main spring getting weaker. Couple of hints. Tom B


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
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Check the adjustments of the end bearings as well.

Bill


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:22 am 
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Thanks guys, this has been quite helpful! It's now playing just fine.
SOUSA, The March King, says:

"Your 'VICTOR' and 'MONARCH' Records are all right."


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:10 pm 
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So it was the tweedle rod, next to the watch-ya- ma- call- it, attached to the thing a ma jig. They always need adjusted. Glad to hear it is running... :lol: Tom B


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 Post subject: Re: Edison Standard B Speed Issue
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What did you do to make the repair? Jerry


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