Fast Forward and rewind are strong. You will have a lot of small parts to keep track of. The picture below shows the capstan and the pinch roller with plenty of grime to clean up. Just no way not to get this black goo all over. You had to power down the tape deck.
Keep them in some order that makes sense to you so that reassembly will be easier. In addition, the pinch roller is stuck in place. If you have additional documentation please consider donating a copy to our free archive. Please check with your customs office. Sometimes you need to use a heat source to loosen up the grease before it will come off. I will only be able to ship this item to the address listed on your Paypal, unless special arrangement are made.
The pinch roller assembly has been removed. Sometimes they can be freed up with some light oil at the pivot points after the flywheels are removed. Everything back together and about ready for some bench testing. Reviewed Mar 06th, 2016 by I have had on of these for some time now and it is a hell of a deck! It's a good idea to go ahead and do a complete cleaning of all the old lubricants and re-lubricating while you have it apart to change the belt. It's time for some music! There is also a smaller and easier to remove bottom faceplate that needs to be removed. This Teac open reel recorder had an issue with an intermittent left channel. If you have any concerns or questions, please email me immediately, I will get back to you as soon as I possibly can.
. The first check on the test bench for any vintage reel to reel repair or restoration is to make some basic wow and flutter tests. Payment must be made within 3 days unless other arrangements are made. With the faceplate removed you can now more easily remove the decades old grease that has seen better days and reapply new grease. This arm many times is frozen and you find that you can not remove it by pulling on it. Remember there are two pinch roller assemblies.
The pinch roller assembly will pull off the shaft. The picture below shows a close up of the capstan pulley with what is left of the belt. Take pictures and make notes in case you get into trouble. Once again always have the service manual available before you disassemble the X-1000. I always take any dirty units outside for cleaning. The new drive belt has been installed in this Teac X-1000 reel to reel tape deck.
The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the teac a 6600 reel tape recorder service manual gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. With the capstan flywheel removed you are getting closer to being able to get that old pinch roller grease cleaned up. I've removed the top cover on this Teac X-1000 open reel tape deck and I see that the capstan belt has turned to goo on the flywheels. The pinch rollers were stuck. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. This is a common problem with vintage teac reel to reels.
Years of grime to clean out. This Teac X-1000 reel to reel repair and restoration is complete. Turning the pot and breaking the corrosion fixed it. If the outside is dirty you can bet that the inside is dirty also. I've got some photos of my tear-down if you would like me to email them to you.
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Remove the capstan flywheel for starters and the pinch roller mechanism. I will always leave positive feedback after a successful auction. You will need to remove the capstan flywheel to get to the pinch roller assembly. Now after removing the flywheels it's time to clean what's left of the drive belt from them also. Then the switches and pots can be accessed for cleaning. Teac no longer produces test tapes.