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