Tape Drive Capstans

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Jan 29 14:22:44 CST 2015

On Thu, 29 Jan 2015, Al  Kossow wrote:

> Punched card readers are all going to fail because of all the rubber 
> rollers in the tape path. I've been told there is a place in LA that 
> still has newly manufactured rollers for Documation, but thanks to the 
> fiasco in 2000, they're being retired. That's why they keep showing up 
> on eBay.

    Is it time to lay in a supply of spare rollers for the Documations?  I 
imagine the rollers would cost more than the readers.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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