New wires? - Mayware Formula lV tonearm
OK so going over my set up, I noticed (stumbled upon) the fact my arm had "built in anti skate" - in other words even with no bias weight attached , if I set it to float, it would swing back to the arm rest by itself. Sarcasm alert - there's no built in anti-skate. Check the level, adjusted, nope. Something else was going on. Took the arm apart enough to notice the wires were a bit bunched up where they enter the swing arm. Carefully straightened them out ,pulled the excess thru to the front of the arm, leaving enough to make a nice bend going into the tube down toward the base. All seemed well.
A couple weeks later I checked it and , though less, its drifting back toward the arm rest again. Rechecked the level to be sure.
I'm thinking maybe the wires are to old, stiff, and retained some "memory" so to speak?
Looks like a pita but I can't see anything else to cause it. Thoughts? Bob
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