Question re Teac MT-2ST encoder roller tire

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Jul 29 14:29:00 CDT 2016

On 07/29/2016 12:07 PM, js at wrote:
> Recently acquired a Teac MT-2ST SCSI cassette tape drive and am 
> attempting to recondition it.
> Although it does have direct drive motors on both reels (no rubber
> bands), the design is still plagued by having a rubber roller "tire"
> on its encoder roller which has turned to a very sticky goo for half
> its length on my unit.

Instead of fooling around with a baling-wire-and-bubblegum solution,
you're probably best off sending the roller for rebuilding by Terry:

He does a bang-up job and he's not frighteningly expensive.  You'll get
something back that will last for many years.


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