Hi! You could try this guy. He repairs reel to reels and sells them. I've heard good things about him. http://www.angelfire.com/electronic2/vintagetx/ this site is also worth browsing: http://www.obsoletemedia.com Erik Dix Notre Dame Archives At 08:06 AM 6/7/2005, you wrote: >A few hundred dollars has become available to purchase a ree-to-reel tape >deck so that we can audition what I believe are mostly 1/2 track and >possibly 1/4 track stereo reels playing at >3 3/4 or 7 1/2 ips. It's conceivable there are some 15 ips, but most >likely not. I'm assuming we will need two decks, one for each head >configuration. > >Any recommendations as far as units, dealers, re-builds, etc? We are not >planning on using the deck for transfers, but we'd like something that >will have a long useful life and won't be a huge maintenance headache. > >With any luck, transfers will be done by an outside specialist. We need a >unit that can give us some indication of what's on the tapes and will have >minimal impact. Luckily the tapes have been stored under cool, dry >conditions and none appears to have sticky-shed or surface/support >breakdown even though some are acetate rather than polyester. > >RA Friedman >Assistant Project Archivist >Historical Society of Pennsylvania > > >--------------------------------- >Discover Yahoo! > Stay in touch with email, IM, photo sharing & more. Check it out!