Blue tape retainers

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Tue Jun 9 17:27:59 CDT 2015

> On Jun 9, 2015, at 15:20 , Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:
> I remember when the self-threading vacuum column drives were introduced.  The usual procedure was the clip off the last inch or two of the leader before using them.  Of course, if you carried the same tape between auto- and manual-threading drives a lot, that leader could shrink pretty quickly.

Speaking of which, I would love to add one of those little tape end trim-and-crimp tools to my collection.

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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