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Terry is my go to guy as well. 
If all these do not restore your deck you might have oxidation of the tension potentiometer. Don't remember the part number but it's on the board behind the supply reel. 

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> On 16 בפבר׳ 2016, at 12:17, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> I'll vouch for Terry. He's done replacement pinch rollers for my fleet of Technics reel decks. It's very important to have good rubber rollers on all of the capstan-drive tape machine (ie just about all of them ever made). The rubber needs to be soft enough to clamp into the tape somewhat and rough enough that the takeup tension doesn't pull tape through the capstan, or holdback tension doesn't allow for smooth driving of the tape across the heads..
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Erik Dix" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 12:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] TEAC X-1000R
> 
> 
>> Hi Ben!
>> 
>> I had a similar problem with a teac x-10 reel to reel. I got new capstan rollers from terry's rubber rollers and the problem went away.
>> 
>> http://www.terrysrubberrollers.com/
>> 
>> Hope this will help,
>> 
>> Erik
>> 
>>> On 2/16/2016 11:19 AM, James Roth wrote:
>>> Greetings, everyone
>>> 
>>> We (the RSA) have a TEAC X-1000R giving me a bit of trouble.
>>> When playing tape in forward direction the tape sometimes slips of the head, however, when playing the tape in reverse direction it plays just fine.
>>> Can anyone perform a remote diagnoses?
>>> 
>>> Thanks.
>>> 
>>> Ben Roth
>>> Recorded Sound Archives
>>> Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
>>> 
>>>