This is topic Elmo TRV-S8 belts problem? in forum 8mm Forum at 8mm Forum.
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Posted by Arno Featherstone (Member # 6953) on April 30, 2019, 11:40 PM:
OK...after the cleaning the film path, the audio head, everything worked for a few reels, then this scrapy sound, not pulling thru properly, i took the back cover off - there is a lot of debris with the grease and the belts probably could do with replacing, i don't know how much play there should be in them...i did notice on the inside back cover some gritty black residue like something is grinding. this is a new feature. I don't have a lot of experience with this projector, any advice would be helpful. I don't own this unit, it's on loan and owner hasn't cared for it properly it seems to me.
Posted by Arno Featherstone (Member # 6953) on May 02, 2019, 06:02 PM:
geez...did i offend someone? not a single reply to my post...
Posted by Clinton Hunt (Member # 2072) on May 02, 2019, 06:10 PM:
I don’t have any experience with this projector but I have learn’t a few things over the years about belts
If they’re too loose then they will work sometimes and if they’re too tight they will either struggle to turn the wheels or will break faster than usual.
I also noticed on my Raynox silent dual projector that when the belt was too tight it made a new noise,like a rattle,so I put a slightly bigger one on.
This may not answer your question totally but at least you know someone is “out there” lol
Posted by Arno Featherstone (Member # 6953) on May 02, 2019, 11:18 PM:
yes, i do suspect the belts, they look worn and not as taut as they should be. they're cheap enough, you just have to know how to tinker to replace.
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