I've never used one of these and have no clue if it's any good but it's a
relatively inexpensive option.
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] Cleaning moldy video tape
Given the mechanical fragility of the base material in VHS and Beta video
tapes, is it possible to manually wipe mold from such tapes without
rendering them unplayable?
And what does anyone think about the chances of success of removing the head
drum from a video transport and building in some sort of fabric wiping pad