Blue tape retainers

Tue Jun 9 16:57:45 CDT 2015

never owned an auto load  drive.... nor  do I want to!
always afraid  of  anything autoload....things  getting  eaten!
In a message dated 6/9/2015 2:54:36 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,  
drb at writes:

>  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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