tape baking

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Tue Apr 28 23:33:16 CDT 2020

On 4/28/20 1:14 PM, r.stricklin via cctalk wrote:
> On Apr 28, 2020, at 11:47 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctech wrote:
>> Rather than try to clean the gunk off the tape, which is probably a
>> fool's errand, I coat the tape with cyclomethicone
> Just as a word of caution, I've had at least one catastrophic outcome trying this with a QIC tape. Use too much (when "not enough" isn't cutting it), the belt can't do its job, and what I ended up with was a big knot.

Never tried it on QIC tapes; only 1/2" open-reel.   I despise QIC-family
(and by extension) Travan tapes.  Lots of frustration and heartache.


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