Shugart 800-8 media centering problem

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Sat Aug 15 12:06:10 CDT 2015

On 8/14/2015 11:56 PM, tony duell wrote:
>> There is no play in the spindle at all.  Certainly not 1/2 track worth.
>> Can't wiggle it at all, no visible wobble, etc.
> Not necessarily play. Anyway, half a track width is just over 10 thou
> and I am not sure I could notice that amount of runout by eye. Also
> I have learnt by bitter experience to check everything, otherwise you
> discover (far too late) that the thing that was 'obviously right and
> didn't need checking' was the problem

My experiment at manual centering, with the motor off, was not
successful - no better results than the normal mounting process,
possibly even a bit worse.

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