papertape repair tape or kit wanted

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Mon Nov 30 03:42:37 CST 2015

> I have a box of the repair material somewhere, but I suspect the
> adhesive would be useless with the material.  Better to manufacture your
> own with Williams suggestion, or a simpler one like mine.  BTW, we only
> used this method with tapes to be read on an ASR33.  We didn't have high
> speed machines.

I remember there being the remains of a pinch roller from the KDF9 high speed tape reader that had been destroyed by a bad join in a tape in University of Newcastle data prep room.
There was also a warning to re-punch tapes for that reader......

> You can use scotch tape sometimes on units with optical readers, and
> dupe the tape from what you read if you need to have a copy w/o a break
> in it.
> thanks
> Jim

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