capstan motors?

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capstan motors?

Post by bedbug » Wed Feb 16, 2005 9:33 am

Hi. I swear I posted this 30 minutes ago and the thread disappeared. Anyway ...

Does anyone know how much it would cost and how much trouble it would be to replace the capstan motor on a Tascam 238? Thanks.


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Re: capstan motors?

Post by kayagum » Wed Feb 16, 2005 9:46 am

My reply disappeared as well....

Tascam support:

Given that the current price tracking for a 238 is $245, I wouldn't go for it unless you get it for basically free.

Plenty of 238 decks show up on EBay, so I would wait. They're a ton of fun, and pretty hassle free.


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