Akai or Roberts 7- 1/2 IPS Capstan Sleeve/Bushing  

 for Reel to Reel tape recorders. $44ea.  (shipping included in the USA)

#1 Capstan sleeve for 7 1/2 IPS with dovetail catch,not quite pushed in all the way.#1 Capstan sleeve with dovetail catch.

 

#1: Capstan Sleeve for 71/2 ips with dovetail catch fits these models and more.

Akai:

M-6, M-7, M-8, X-100D, X-150D, 1700, 1710-W, X-2000S, X-5000-W

The following Akai may take a shorter sleeve because the pinch roller has an outside ridge. I do not make this shorter sleeve.  ( M-9, 1800, X-1800-SD, 1800-DSS)

Roberts:

1680, 1725, 8L III,

The following Roberts may take a shorter sleeve because the pinch roller has an outside ridge. I do not make this shorter sleeve. (770X SS, 771X SS)

 

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# 1 Capstan Sleeve   makes the tape speed 7 1/2 ips. This sleeve fits over a 3mm capstan shaft. The outside diameter is 6mm.   The total length is 13.40mm including the dovetail catch. $44 ea.( includes shipping in the USA)

All sleeves are in stock and ready to ship.

All sleeves are machined out of brass in our machine shop by Tom Cureton and each is measured to insure that they match the originals. I prefer brass for the bushings because it is non magnetic and it is softer than the capstan so there is little chance of damage to the capstan caused by the bushing.

 

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