HP82161 tape repairs and failure modes.

From: r. 'bear' stricklin <red_at_bears.org>
Date: Thu Aug 3 14:49:14 2000

On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Tony Duell wrote:

> At one time RatShack used to sell replacement pressure pads for cassettes
> (!), but not any more. But assuming I can find something that will work
> here, it may be possible to recover other marginal or unreadable tapes.
> It looks like this is the common failure mode, not the tape itself.

FWIW, many audio cassettes use a felt pad there. Think it may be worth
cutting yourself a bit of felt to glue in place of the deteriorated foam

Received on Thu Aug 03 2000 - 14:49:14 BST

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