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Or maybe just forget about the tape and drink the Everclear.

John Haley


On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 1:43 AM, Jeff Willens <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I had great luck using Everclear. Depending on which state you live in, you
> may not be able to get it. Used sparingly, it's never damaged acetate tape,
> or polyester tape for that matter. Dries quickly. And the bottle looks
> pretty cool in your studio too.
>
>
> On Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:21:12 +0000, Bruce Whisler <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> >Hello all:
> >
> >I am working with an acetate tape from 1970 that has had some previous
> breaks and splices.  It appears that splicing tape was not used, but
> possibly off-the-shelf adhesive tape was used and trimmed for width.  This
> has resulted in some sticky goo adhering to the adjacent layers and the
> tape
> drags on playback, even though I have redone the splice with proper
> splicing
> tape.  Can anyone advise on how to clean off the sticky residue?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Bruce Whisler
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>