Blue tape retainers

Dennis Boone drb at
Tue Jun 9 16:54:31 CDT 2015

 > foam blocks ... hated the things we just tucked one end of the tape
 > under the tape ring and snapped it shut seems things stayed in place
 > nicely and no foam outgassing under the seal of the tape ring.

Those of us with autoload drives despised you. :)

Well, ok, the 3420 drives probably did ok regardless; you do get
something for the money (and mass) of a blue drive.

The Cipher streamers often choked on these, though.


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