Good source for write-protect/enable tabs

Steve Thatcher melamy at
Tue Nov 1 13:35:20 CST 2005

seems like you could use one of Avery's small labels and put a rectangular piece of foil on part of the sticky side. You should be able to "cover" the slot and have a label that stays in place.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Wheeler <bdwheele at>
Sent: Nov 1, 2005 2:23 PM
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at>
Subject: Re: Good source for write-protect/enable tabs

Its not pretty, but I've used electrical tape in the past. 


On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 10:35 -0800, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I used to have a big stockpile of write enable/protect stickon tabs for
> diskettes but it's gradually getting whittled down to a precious few dozen.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on where more can be obtained?  Note that
> these have to be the removable opaque BLACK tabs.  (I've got a bunch of 3M
> clear red tabs that don't work at all on some drives.)
> Cheers,
> Chuck

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