HP-85A tape drive conversion

geneb geneb at deltasoft.com
Tue Mar 31 15:38:48 CDT 2015

On Tue, 31 Mar 2015, Smith, Wayne wrote:

>> Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:20:04 -0500
>> From: "Jay West" <jwest at classiccmp.org>
>> So. two questions: What SHOULD the outer diameter of a good capstan roller
>> be on that drive, and does anyone have other suggestions for how to make the
>> capstan roller "taller"?
> I would try gluing an extender piece on the end of the existing capstan roller, perhaps
> using wood which is easy to shape.  Once you wrap it with a piece or two of heat
> shrink tubing, I would think that it would all stay in place.

Jay, if you can get me the specs on the right size roller, I'd be happy to 
print you one to see if it would work.


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