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Offline ironbut

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Birth of the 3M M56
« on: August 05, 2014, 11:47:59 PM »
I worry sometimes that there's some bit of info that would prove critical to answering the "Meaning of Life" and the last guy that knows it is 95 and about to visit Kaiser for his yearly check up (maybe it would be more PC to say the VA hospital now days).
Luckily, there still are enough of the guys who developed the legendary tape machines walking around to tell the tale of what really happened.
Here's a great article from Wally Heider's web site, written by Dale Manquen about the M56.

http://wallyheider.com/wordpress/2014/08/the-birth-of-the-3m-m56-16-track-audio-recorder/#more-709

And if you've never been to the site, it's just plain awesome!
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Re: Birth of the 3M M56
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 07:27:55 PM »
Steve you've done it again! That was a great read. Thank you so much.
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