Replace roller rubber on HP 9825 tape drive
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 14:17:28 CDT 2005
On 6/18/05, Allison <ajp166 at bellatlantic.net> wrote:
> I'm the one that posted maybe ten years ago about using Tygon Vinyl
> to repair the gooey rollers of TU-58 drives. I can say for a fact
> that those drives so repaired still work fine. The only problem
> I've found over time is flat spotting if the tape is left in place.
> Even if it did harden in say five years.. a foot of that is enough
> to fix a few dozen drives easily and it's widely available in both
> thick and thin wall types.
I'll second that - I've refurbishd several drives over the years...
the vinyl tubing works great!
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