HP 7970E - interest to split?

Anders Nelson anders.k.nelson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 23:44:58 CDT 2017

Hi Chuck,

Yeah I could try that but unless I can separate the reel halves from the
hub I'd have to make a jig of sorts to absorb the laser beam on the bottom
side of the cut. Can the sides be separated? And is it possible to cut down
a dust cover?


Anders Nelson

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On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 12:12 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> On 09/28/2017 08:57 PM, Anders Nelson via cctalk wrote:
> > Update: I bought the Kennedy 9800 as it pushed all my buttons at once.
> >
> > Now I'm looking for 8" mag tapes/reels that will fit! Anyone know where I
> > can find these, maybe 3pcs? I could laser-cut some frosted acrylic or
> > machine some frosted polycarbonate I suppose but I'd rather just buy it,
> > plus that would include a dust cover.
> Why not just laser-cut down a 10.5" reel?  The hub dimensions are the same.
> --Chuck

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