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Paramount Mx+ RA worm block belt failure

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#1 jkfrazier

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Posted 01 December 2021 - 07:29 PM

The belt on my Mx+ has basically disintegrated.  The mount is only 2 1/2 years old and hasn't been used more than 30 times.  Bisque believes it is a manufacturing defect of the belt.

 

Anyhow, has anyone replaced the belt on an Mx+?

 

Thanks,

Joel



#2 Ken Sturrock

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Posted 01 December 2021 - 08:20 PM

I have not, but have you see this video yet? It covers more than you want, but there is some belt info in there. This one may also be useful.

 

(I'm also moving this over to the Mounts Forum)



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Posted 01 December 2021 - 08:47 PM

And for tensioning the new belt... this video...

https://youtu.be/156WGexDYYc



#4 jkfrazier

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Posted 05 December 2021 - 06:34 AM

Thanks so much.  Bisque sent me a video.  It is super simple to replace the belt.  I've done so and the mount is working again.

 

Thanks,

 

JF


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Posted 05 December 2021 - 07:50 AM

Congrats on fixing it.




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