On Feb 26, 2012, at 4:57 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> ....The author of these pages encountered two very nasty reels of
> one-inch Agfa PEM 469 in 2012-02 (recorded in 1988-01) that shed a
> waxy clear-to-slightly-yellow exudate from the mag coat. The mag
> coat was also transferring slightly to the back coat which was then
> coming off on the capstan (which presses against the back coat side
> of the tape).
Interesting mode of SBS, this dry shedding. Was the tape B-wind or
was the mag coat actually coming off on the pinch roller?
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