Studer A807 1/4" reel to reel

Discussion in 'Tape Recorders' started by lozz, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. lozz

    lozz Guest

    I have a Studer A807 and I need to replace the pinch roller because the old one just "melted" and thick sticky rubber ran down the front of the machine whilst it was in storage.

    Can anyone explain this?

    I haven't put chemicals on it and its just a mystery to me.


  2. Link555

    Link555 Well-Known Member

    Mar 31, 2007
    North Vancouver
  3. jazzbob

    jazzbob Guest

    Certainly heat can cause the rollers to deteriorate, however, this can also be caused by using improper chemicals to clean pinch rollers if you did not purchase the unit new. If you purchased it used, the previous owner may have caused this problem.


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