----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, March 10, 2006 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 120 minute tapes
> Does it fast-wind? If so, it should play in _some_ machine, probably one
> with dual capstans.
> If I had this cross my doorstep, I'd send the job to Richard Hess or
> someone else with the specialized gear and skills to do it. And spring for
> a high-quality transfer because you may only get one playing out of it.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Loy" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, March 10, 2006 2:35 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] 120 minute tapes
>>I have a 120 minute cassette tape that simply will not play in any
>>cassette player we have because the tape doesn't move inside the machine.
>>I have already swithched out the shell twice and some other unorthodox
>>tricks I am interested in seeing what kind of ideas everyone here may have
>>I can try to get this thing to play. Of course as luck would have it it is
>>a one of a kind with no available copy. All replies are appreciated.
>> John A. Loy
>> Southern Folklife Collection
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