Hi, Steve, Just what I need! You may have noticed that we have some analysis going on of these failing tapes. This is good to have a live version of a non-backcoated SSS tape. I will dole out samples. Can you please mail it to me: Richard L. Hess 6-14845 Yonge Street, Suite 124 Aurora, ON L4G 6H8 CANADA (647) 479 2800 Thanks, Richard On 6/2/2016 12:44 PM, Steven Smolian wrote: > I'm preparing a group of pre-recorded 4-track tapes to be sold. > > > > I was just rewinding a Barclay-Crocker 7" reel, Bruckmer. 4 Orcyhestral > Pieces; Requiem I D minor, UNC D 0210. The tape is black, no backcoating, > and feels like 1.5 mil. > > > > It exhibits the signs of sticky-shed. It slows, then stops. > > > > I've no idea of what stock they used. If anyone can use it for testing, let > me know by thFriday, close of business or it migrates to the landfill. > > > > Steve Smolian > > > -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800 http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.