It does look sort of fibrous.. Which makes me thing mold, but I think mr.
Seva could be right. If all of the tapes were stored together, it could be
a leeching out of whatever chemical/glue the paper/fiber insert inside the
cassette mightıve been put together with?
Have you wiped any of the material off yet to see if itıs bonded with the
My tiny .02,
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On 7/1/14, 1:25 PM, "Karl Fitzke" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Anyone care to venture any guesses on these photos and what to do about
>it? For the time being, I will hold my tongue and not prejudice the
>jury. June 1987 recording on 3M/Scotch AVX90 cassette. There's eight
>more where this one came from, recorded from 2nd through 3rd quarter of
>1987, and two Scotch AVM cassettes recorded in early 1988, with similar
>but significantly less on edge of tape.
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