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What do you do when a reel is so warped...
« on: October 12, 2009, 10:49:08 PM »
that the tape rubs against it? I'm specifically referring to 7" plastic reels from old prerecorded tapes. I guess the options are either to replace it and loose the sticker or live with the rubbing noise. Just would like to know what others do.
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Re: What do you do when a reel is so warped...
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 03:23:41 AM »
I've got a few like that. The reel can be so out of whack that it'll damage the tape eventually (so you won't get a decent wrap and eventually the tape will curl). I replace the reel but store the original with the box.
 I also have some records that I do a similar thing. Sometimes the inner sleeve is really cool looking but since it's old, it sheds lint like crazy. I get a nice new inner sleeve and save the original so I can look at it.
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