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Watsky, Lance wrote:
> I was hoping that someone can tell me if the following statement is
> true or incorrect:
>
> A colleague was telling me that you can tell the difference between
> an audiotape that was recorded on an acetate tape, versus one that
> was created on a polyester base, by holding the tape up to a light
> source. The colleague went on to say that light will pass thru the
> acetate tape, whereas it will not pass thru polyester tape.
>

She knows of what she speaks.  Hold the reel up to light, you should see
light through the edges on an acetate tape.

Angie Dickinson
www.avocadoproductions.com