A much safer way to check is to hold the reel out in front of you like the 
steering wheel of a car and turn the reel so the tape end starts to unwind 
under gravity. Even a small amount of stiction should show up as the tape 
adhering to the next wind.  A non sticking tape should unwind straight down 
with no sign of adhesion. At least that's the advice I've followed.

Tim Gillett
Western Australia

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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] ISO a photo of "sticky shed"

Here is a video of a ½”eight-track tape that had sticky tape.

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