Reading MT/ST Tapes
jwsmail at jwsss.com
Sat Jul 31 23:36:19 CDT 2021
On 7/31/2021 8:12 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 7/31/21 6:23 PM, Steve Malikoff via cctalk wrote:
>> A practice still observable on Youtube where you can marvel at a grimy oily
>> ASR33 being stripped down and restored, all the while whilst wearing a spotless
>> crisp ironed long-sleeve pin-striped business shirt... :)
> Another one comes to mind--picking out bits of shredded ribbon from a
> line printer type train.
A friend told me of guy who prided him on the white shirt and tie sort
of dress code
despite it being unnecessary at a place he worked. People would just
heads and just let it go.
One morning, a lady he worked with stopped him short of going into a
the printer were, and a burster. "Johnny (or whatever)" is in there,
you don't want
to go in.
He peeked in and a burster had shot carbon paper from about half a case
of 4 ply
all over the room and he was having to pick up the mess.
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