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Author Topic: Just bought a refurbished Otari. How difficult the tape path upgrade?  (Read 2227 times)

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Offline tfrei

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How difficult is the tape path upgrade for the Otari mx 5050?  I've built one bottlehead kit before, so I'm thinking this would be easier since it is mostly a mechanical upgrade?


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Re: Just bought a refurbished Otari. How difficult the tape path upgrade?
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2015, 09:22:49 AM »
I just ordered it, so I will let this thread know how it goes.  I don't anticipate problems.

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Re: Just bought a refurbished Otari. How difficult the tape path upgrade?
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2016, 04:23:56 PM »
Hope all went well. With all the tiny spacers it is smart to line a baking pan (cookie sheet with sides) with white paper to lay out and assemble the guides. Finding the spacer that fell on the floor is time consuming.
Neal P.

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Re: Just bought a refurbished Otari. How difficult the tape path upgrade?
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2016, 05:35:55 PM »
... Finding the spacer that fell on the floor is time consuming.
Bwahaha! Best line of the week, right there!!
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