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Re: [ARSCLIST] Acetate tape discolours tape box

At 04:51 PM 10/19/2006, you wrote:
Richard, In the tape that had problems, was the problem caused by the dimensional changes brought about by VS that made it difficult for the tape to get through the transport or make good head contact? Like severe warping, curling, shrinkage and the like?

Yes...see http://richardhess.com/notes/2006/10/19/circa-1943-german-acetate-tape-anomaly-or-mine-canary/

It was exciting to see some of these tapes jump by the head.

David Seubert

Richard L. Hess wrote:

I have seen VS that is bad enough to affect playback and thank goodness the tapes with it were 30 in/s full-track.

Richard L. Hess email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX
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