Tape Drive Capstans

Matt Patoray mspproductions at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 17:39:03 CST 2015

Rubber rollers and wheels can be rebuilt, if you know the dimensions of the
pinch roller. You can contact Gary Stork at www.thevoiceofmusic.com They do
customer idler tire rebuilds and have expressed interest in also being able
to do Pinch rollers.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 4:02 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>

>     > From: Al Kossow
>     > I just bought a big selection of difference sizes of Norprene tubing
>     > from US Plastics to see how they work on various QIC drives. The
> first
>     > ones I'm trying are the HP 9145 and TU58.
> If/when we get our wiki up, the outcome of your work would be a great
> thing to
> record there. (If you're too busy, I would be more than happy to scribe for
> you!)
> I, for instance, have a TU58 I'd like to get running some day, but given
> that
> I have about 173 higher-priority things on the list in front of it, I'm
> sure
> that by the time I get to it, I'll have some dim memory that it was talked
> about here, but short of good luck with Google, or a voluminous search
> through the archives, I won't be able to find what I need - and I'll have
> to
> ask... :-( Had we all that kind of stuff in a wiki, on the other hand...
> :-)
> Yes, not everyone will be diligent enough to check the wiki before they
> ask,
> but hey, if they don't, you all can enjoy yourself flaming them for not
> being
> willing to exert themselves to learn how to fish, before asking to just be
> given some.. :-)
>         Noel

Matt Patoray
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