dpi at dustyoldcomputers.com
Tue Jan 16 12:04:11 CST 2018
On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 7:34 AM, David Bridgham via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> I've wondered if you might not make DECtape tape from 3/4" video tape.
> I know that DECtape has mylar on both sides but what if you somehow
> glued two strips of video tape together with the mylar backing on the
> outside. Probably want to build a jig of some sort and I'm not sure
> what glue to use.
I have read on several occasions about the mylar on both faces of the
tape. I have over 300 reels of DECTape in my collection. Most of these
are 3M Scotch branded but around 30 of them are DEC branded in the blue
plastic boxes. I have never seen one with mylar on both sides. This may
have been something that existed early on but certainly wasn't the norm.
PDP-8 SN 1175
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