Generally speaking--the take up reel (inside the casing) often has a nut
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which can be tightened or in your case loosened to reduce friction on a
continuously rotating spindle-this allows the take up to rotate at different
speeds depending on the amount of film on the take up spool.
"Phil Morganelli" wrote in message
> I just bought a used B&H model# 465 regular 8 (sorry, but this was the
> closest usenet group I could find) projector, and it runs fine, except
> for one problem... The take up reel seems to exert too much torque on
> the film, as everything looks great up until the film threads around
> the reel. After that, the picture gets extremely shakey and makes an
> incredible racket. Oh yea, it also sounds fine when I snap open the
> lens housing (but of course there's no picture).
> I don't really know too much about film projectors, but do any of you
> guys have any ideas?