Blue tape retainers

ben bfranchuk at
Tue Jun 9 22:21:52 CDT 2015

On 6/9/2015 8:55 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>> It's one of those tape collar-seals breaking spontaneously, at which
>> point the hung reel falls to the floor and takes off across the room,
>> generally unwinding the tape as it goes.
> If it is generally UNwinding the tape as it goes, the reason is exactly
> the same as why buttered toast always falls buttered side down:
>        It is NOT due to the aerodynamics during the fall.
>        It is NOT due to the center of gravity.
>         It is because you are winding it the wrong way around - (or
> buttering the wrong side)
Also would not a fall like that damage the tape reel?

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