That's the product! Thanks Scott. Still sold and available at Amazon. They also make a light-green
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Scott D. Smith" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, March 14, 2011 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Scotch brand write-on tape
> We usually use 3M 256 tape.
> Also made by Permacel, Pro Tape, Alvin and others. Tends to dry out a bit after being applied for
> a long period of time, but great for short term.
> *Scott D. Smith C.A.S.
> Chicago Audio Works, Inc.*
> On 3/14/2011 6:51 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
>> Is this the latest iteration of Scotch's long-used "console track ID writing tape"?
>> The old roll I have that's running out, circa 1980's, says on the inside of the cardboard center,
>> Scotch Brand Core Series 2-4600. Nothing comes up under that info searching 3M's website now.
>> What I'm looking for is white write-on tape that doesn't leave glue residue when it's pulled off
>> and doesn't take paint with it. The use is to market mic/track id's on a recording console. The
>> Scotch tape is also perfect for covering up old writing on tape boxes and writing new
>> information. It doesn't dry out and peel off or leach glue into the cardboard like other tapes
>> and stickers. Oh, and it's also just as effective as the day it was made 30-ish years later.
>> So is this magic tape type made anymore?
>> -- Tom Fine