vcr

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by nobs, May 16, 2005.

  1. nobs

    nobs Well-Known Member

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    When you put a movie in the vcr spits it right back out. Won't play or anything. Spits it out and shuts off. Any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. 2story

    2story Well-Known Member

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    How old is it?
     

  3. nobs

    nobs Well-Known Member

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    About 5 years old. Orion brand. I know I can buy a new one for $40 or so but I don't want to!
     
  4. Ozarks_1

    Ozarks_1 Well-Known Member

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    I asked my uncle, the family "electronics guy", about VCR repair. His reply ...

    Unless you're good at repairing electronic stuff yourself, toss it and get another one.

    He gave up repairing VCRs and CB radios professionally because the total cost of repairs - parts plus labor - made it unprofitable. Folks simply don't want to pay almost double the price of new to repair the old item.
     
  5. 2story

    2story Well-Known Member

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    [get a combo from w-mart for 80 bucks and forget about it.