At 11:31 AM 3/1/2015, Tom Fine wrote:
>Regarding the modern blue-colored splicing tape. There is an older kind,
>which was sold in the 90s and in more recent times. It's semi-translucent
>and as is thin as the white-colored tape I use. It is the same thing, in
>fact, as far as I can tell. One kind was white-colored and another kind
>was blue-colored but I think they are just about identical otherwise. Then
>there is a modern darker blue, completely opaque and thicker kind of tape.
>I do not like that at all because it's so think it causes a little bump in
>the tape pack.
And, when played on an ATR, it's too stiff to bend properly around the
tension rollers, so it creates a brief wow when it passes over the
roller. Plangent processing will of course remove the wow, but we'd be
happier if the splice didn't do that.
-- John Chester