tape baking

Mark J. Blair nf6x at nf6x.net
Thu Jul 6 13:09:46 CDT 2017

> On Jul 6, 2017, at 10:59 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> That's what I do when baking doesn't do the trick; e.g. binder
> bleed-through.  But, as Al says, don't overdo it.  I used a thick felt
> wiper to deposit a thin film on a 2400' reel of tape.  I added more to
> the wiper about halfway through.  Perhaps 5 ml or less for the whole tape.

Did you apply it to the whole tape prior to reading it, or did you apply it in place on the tape drive while reading the tape?

> It worked--I retrieved a tape of line printer art from Princeton quite
> successfully.  Oddly, nobody was interested in a copy of the files.

Are they online anywhere? I wouldn't mind taking a look at them.

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>

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