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 Post subject: Re: Turntable/platter removal VV-XIV
PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:06 pm 
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Victor V
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ReverendC wrote:
Haven't tried heating it up. I guess taking a blowtorch to a 100 year old antique spooks me a bit.


You just need to apply the heat for probably less than a minute, more like 20 seconds or less. Only enough to melt old oil and grease. You really can't do any harm with propane for such a short time and relatively low heat. We're not looking for red hot here. Let us know how it's going.


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 Post subject: Re: Turntable/platter removal VV-XIV
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:14 pm 
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Finally got it off. Just had to bite the bullet and hit harder.


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 Post subject: Re: Turntable/platter removal VV-XIV
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:14 pm 
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ReverendC wrote:
Finally got it off. Just had to bit the bullet and hit harder.



That's great news! Did the turn table come off the spindle, or did you get the spindle out of the motor with the turn table still on it?


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 Post subject: Re: Turntable/platter removal VV-XIV
PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:48 am 
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Table came off the spindle. Wasn't able to get the brass gear to slide off.


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