The vast majority of 111 still plays fine. As Ted says, some
brittleness, some shedding, a very slim chance of vinegar syndrome (but
nothing like Kodak acetate tapes).
DO NOT BAKE!
I did see one reel from Vermont that had spent several winters behind a
wood stove. The edges were fused and the tape tore once per revolution.
I did not proceed.
On 2017-08-29 9:51 AM, John Gledhill wrote:
> scotch No. 111 A 1958 / 1958 - should I expect problems?
> Willing to read a good link if you have one.
Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800
Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.