Needed: 1 IBM 8" alignment disk.

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Date: Mon Nov 29 19:32:57 1999

John B. wrote:

>P.S. The sooner the better.. this thing is eating original IBM software
>diskettes from the early '70s

Dick wrote:

>Having aligned about 25 8" drives over the last 6 months, I can tell you
>that if your drive is "eating" your diskettes, the problem isn't with

It depends on the rate of "eating", but for 25-year old floppies it's
not unusual to have a fair bit of flaking of the emulsion on the head
(lower) side. If there's any damage on the *top* side, that's definitely
the head load pad.

Received on Mon Nov 29 1999 - 19:32:57 GMT

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