RA Friedman wrote:
> I'm dealing with the setscrew that holds the counterweight on a 3012R.
> Apparently these allen screws have a delrin end to prevent marring the arm. I
> think it's worn away, so it doesn't stay tight. Any suggestions for a work
> around or replacement? Right now I have a tack of clear tape preventing the
> weight from rotating around on its axis and bumping the arm's upright.
I presume you are talking about an SME 3012-R arm, although you didn't say
SME is still in business and you can get parts from them for everything
they have made. They are very friendly and helpful.
Buy a new set screw from them, and get the proper part for the job.
Go here to find them
... Graham Newton
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