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Yes, I said that in jest.-Bruce


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-------- Original message --------
From: John Haley
Date:07/11/2014 9:03 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Removing sticky residue from tape

I think Naptha might kill you if you drank it!  I was referring to
Everclear, which somebody mentioned, a drinking alcohol that is nothing but
pure alcohol.  That's a serious drink too, of course!

I'm glad you got something that worked well on your tape.

Best, John


On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Bruce Whisler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thanks everyone - I just got back to this tape and the Naphtha worked
> great.  I just completed a much better transfer thanks to your expert tips!
>  Since I used Naphtha I probably should not drink it as John suggests.......
>
> Bruce Whisler
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of John Haley
> Sent: Monday, July 07, 2014 9:25 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Removing sticky residue from tape
>
> 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
> > >=====================================================================
> > >===
> >
>