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So my Rowe change machine bill acceptor belts melted the other day. After scouring the internet to find replacements they finally came in. I replaced them all. Probably one of the hardest tasks I’ve ever completed since there was no diagram to go by or old belts to take off. But when I reinstalled the acceptor now I get a reject speed code and a late reject. Anyone know what’s going on?
 

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I hate to tell you this. The best advice I can give is to get rid of the BA-50 validator and get a Mars validator conversion kit. Or better yet get rid of the Rowe changer and get something better. There is a lot more to replacing the belts on the BA-50 validator. We won't service them anymore, does that tell you anything.
 
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I hate to tell you this. The best advice I can give is to get rid of the BA-50 validator and get a Mars validator conversion kit. Or better yet get rid of the Rowe changer and get something better. There is a lot more to replacing the belts on the BA-50 validator. We won't service them anymore, does that tell you anything.
Damn man!!!! Where can I find this mars conversion kit you speak of? I’m trying to do cryptopy on everything so I don’t think my changer demands are going to be crazy once I go to CC.
 

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We will have a nice Hamilton RNS with a Mars conversion kit (from Randy) in it for sale in the near future.
 

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Now all you need to do is put on new sticker to brighten it up and make it look new. It'll have to be a custom made decal.
 

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As a minimum I’d polish the front of the changer and clean up or have the bezel chromed so it looks like a million bucks. A nice colorful lexan decal would also make it look nice.
 

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I hate to tell you this. The best advice I can give is to get rid of the BA-50 validator and get a Mars validator conversion kit. Or better yet get rid of the Rowe changer and get something better. There is a lot more to replacing the belts on the BA-50 validator. We won't service them anymore, does that tell you anything.
Who do you recommend buying the mars conversion kit? Thank you.
 

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We have the rowe bc-200 & bc-1400 machines. Bc-50 inside

we clean them every day and have changed the cables. But, they are still annoying!
 

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I have a BC 1400 that is annoying to say the least.

I also have a Standard Bill Changer BCX1010RL that I'm happy with for the most part.

What is the changer(s) people would want to consider in replacing these problematic Rowe's?
 
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