Correction to my post, the CR7 reel drive isnt direct drive. It uses
one rubber idler tire, a typical arrangement in many brands and
models. It needs replacing periodically, but still no belts in the
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Second Thumbs-up for Wiilie. Good belts are taking a long time to
get. I think it was six months for us recently. He had some
stock already, given the volume of work that he does.
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On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 1:06 AM -0500, "Gary Barclay"
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Willie Hermann sold me a restored Dragon a few years ago. He is
professional and pleasant to work with. Highly recommended.
On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 10:01 PM Tim Gillett
> Someone highly experienced generally in tape machine service
> especially cassette but who doesnt advertise as being just a Nak
> specialist might also be worth considering.
> Tim Gillett
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> Sent:Tue, 5 Nov 2019 23:52:32 -0500
> Subject:[ARSCLIST] Nakamichi Repair
> Hello ARSC list. I'm hoping for some input.
> We have several Nak CR-7's that need an overhaul. Does anyone have
> experience with any Nakamichi Cassette repair places? I've found
> to a Willie Herman Services, and also ESL (Electronic Service
> Does anyone on this list have any experience with these companies,
> or bad? Any other Nakamichi Cassette repair places that you can
> Thanks in advance for any input.
> Kind Regards,
> John Schroth
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