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A far simpler, safer and widely employed method is to turn the tape end over
the takeup reel and affix with masking tape.

DDR

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Darren Ingram <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I don't know. Not found any online yet but the ones here seem to be
> not tight not loose. Had not thought about archive use but to protect
> tape when on the bench or in workflow.  If an
> Y one sees these on line, do tell.
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> On 18 sep 2011, at 17:27, "[log in to unmask]"
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > I've heard that many pros declined to use these as they can damage the
> tape edge? Is this so?
> >
> > joe salerno
> >
> >
> > On 9/18/2011 3:22 AM, Steven Smolian wrote:
> >> It's a tab.  3M made them.  You'll hve to find a bubch of old accessory
> >> catalogs to get the product number anf the beginning word that makes it
> >> specifically THAT.
> >>
> >> Steve Smolian
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> >> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Darren Ingram
> >> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2011 3:06 AM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Reel to Reel "thing"?
> >>
> >> Hi.  Can someone give me the term for the little bit of plastic that, if
> >> pushed into a tape reel, holds the loose end a bit more stable.  I'm
> trying
> >> to locate a source of these but the term eludes me and my attempts at
> >> various keyword searches is yielding nearly everything except what I
> want !
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks Darren
> >>
> >>
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> > Joe Salerno
>



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