On 3/14/2011 10:46 PM, Steven C. Barr wrote:
> From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
>> 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?
> There IS a Scotch "Magic" tape still made and sold. Unlike "scotch
> tape" it has a matte' surface which can be written on; as well, it does
> NOT seem to turn into a "sticky mess" after a few years. Dunno if
> that is what you're looking for?
> Steven C. Barr
It's not. He asked for WHITE tape, not clear. How could clear tape be
"perfect for covering up old writing on tape boxes"? He also needed
something that would release without residue. But while we are on the
subject of clear tapes, Scotch makes one in a blue box that is like the
green box magic tape except that it has an easy release glue for
Mike Biel [log in to unmask]