Tom Fine wrote:
> If someone sent me a Scotch cassette, particularly a Highlander type,
> I'd first transplant it into a new housing. Then I'd see how it
> played. As long as it didn't squeal or obviously wow because it was
> mechanically un-sound or stuck together, I'd make the transfer and
> count myself lucky.
As you were typing, Tom, I was making a digital copy of a Highlander
brand tape from 1971 that played perfectly. As it turned out to contain
some pretty historically valuable material, I'm going to count myself
double-lucky today (one: I found it; two: the transfer worked). Maybe I
should buy a lotto ticket on the way home tonight . . .
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