At 12:17 PM 2006-12-08, David Breneman wrote: >--- Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > > > I did switch to water-based pens a couple of years ago, once I > > started doing more work for paying > > clients. Any clients of mine on this list, rest assured no Sharpies > > were used on your disc media I've done for you. > >Can you pass on some brands to look for? With all the ones >I've tried, the ink just beads up and smears off. I've taken >to writing with Sharpies around the outer edge (past the area >that's recorded) or, with disks that are almost full, in >the hub area (yeah, I have to write pretty small). David, I've used the TDK CD-Marker pens for a long time. BUT, I have now switched to a baby Primera Signature Z1 (which now appears to be discontinued) that still prints 'em faster than I can burn 'em. It is superior to the Casio in some ways. Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.