> How true!
> I transferred some home recordings last year from six 8
> track tapes and every
> one suffered from the problems that Tom mentions below.
> What a PITA! I started
> to sketch out some ideas for mounting an 8 Track head on a
> reel-to-reel deck
> but decided there isn't the demand for the format.
> You can find cartridge repair parts on ebay but I chose to
> do he repairs myself.
> Maybe next time.
There's a nice site devoted to 8-tracks that has articles
and links for those wishing to rejuvenate their aging