Question re Teac MT-2ST encoder roller tire

js at js at
Sat Jul 30 20:16:52 CDT 2016

On 7/29/2016 2:29 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> 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.
> --Chuck

Thank you, Chuck.   I'll give my idea a 
try first, and then Terry's as a last 

I'll report back here with results as 
they occur.

- John

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