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Ooops--looks like I conflated two threads...this was referring to the 
WCBS tape.

On 2013-04-01 4:29 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> Randy,
>
> Mark or I could run this on our A80s for you, if you really wanted the 
> best reproduction. I am amazed at what these machines can do. It 
> sounds as if it's an important LB find--when I listened it sounded 
> like something he would come up with. I grew up with the Symphonic 
> Dances from "On the Waterfront" and "West Side Story" as well as WSS 
> show and film soundtracks.
>
> A client, Hannah Frost, Preservation Librarian for Digital and Media 
> Collections, Stanford University Libraries gave me permission to post 
> this quote on my website referring to a damaged full-track 7.5 in/s 
> tape from the 1975 Monterey Jazz Festival that I used an A80 with 
> full-track head to transfer for her:
>
> "This sounds superb. Much better than I ever could have anticipated. 
> Thank you! Also, you should realize that this is an important 
> recording. We are thrilled you were able to capture it."
>
> It really does make a difference.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Richard
>
>
> On 2013-04-01 2:39 PM, Mark Donahue wrote:
>> Also, Machines with forced guidance and static lifters in the wind mode
>> will exacerbate the problem. This really only leaves the A-80 and A-820.
>>
>> All the best,
>> mark
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> 
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I would also try a wide roller machine for this tape like an A80 or an
>>> ATR-100. The small rollers and guides on the mx could be aggravating 
>>> the
>>> effect.
>>> Shai
>>>
>

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