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Posted by Billy Blair (Member # 6068) on February 22, 2019, 06:45 PM:
I have a Silma S101 Dual 8mm projector but no instructions on how to replace the belt. It seems like its locked in and would require a fair amount of disassembly. Anyone know how or have instructions for it? Attached a couple images of it (One is with motor removed for a project).



Thanks all.
Posted by Bill Sherren (Member # 6743) on February 22, 2019, 11:52 PM:
Silma seem particularly bad at making easy to replace drive belts! When my Silma Bivox needed to have a new belt it never worked again! Got a correct new belt for it and after seeing if I could replace it myself gave up. Sent it to service centre that existed in those days and they made a complete mess of it! With the flywheel that helped control the sound never refitted correctly. After several more attempts gave up!
Posted by Leon Norris (Member # 3151) on February 23, 2019, 11:34 AM:
Billy, that looks like a nice machine! Good luck with it! Leon.
Posted by Billy Blair (Member # 6068) on February 23, 2019, 11:54 AM:
@Bill Sherren: That's a shame. Cant think why they'd make it so hard. So people would have had to return it to them for repair??

@Leon Norris: Thanks. Although its been converted to be my telecine machine so doesn't look like it once did! [Big Grin]

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