An excellent example of how generalizations don't always match outcomes.
Glad to hear your transfer went great!
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On Jun 4, 2007, at 3:55 PM, Christie Peterson wrote:
> 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 . . .
> Christie Peterson
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