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Chain skipping, rear derailleur adjustment problem.

[IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]Hi. I have installed a new chain and a very good condition freewheel on my bike. Both Regina and 5 -speed. The drivetrain system shifts well.
The problem is when the chain is on the smallest sprocket of the freewheel. it keeps skipping.
A mechanic in LBS, who is not very familiar with vintage bikes, assumed it's because of the inappropriate angle of the rear derailleur, caused by the lack of tension of the spring in it. and there is no tension adjusting screw available on this models of RD. so I was suggested the RD should be replaced.
What do you think? Is this vintage rear derailleur really in a wrong angle? and if this is the case of the chain skipping?
Thanks in advance for sharing your ideas.

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