Re: ecological disposal of 1/4 audio tape

Subject: Re: ecological disposal of 1/4 audio tape
From: David Mooney (
Date: Fri Oct 08 2004 - 09:08:55 EDT

Have you checked the contents of the tape? Any old recorded
material could be a gold mine of source material for some
folks--and from the communications department? Could be all
kinds of good stuff on those reels.

Bret Battey wrote:
> Also, don't be TOO quick to discard old tape. If there is any unused tape,
> still in shrink wrap, there appear to be people out there collecting this
> stuff (go figure). This summer on eBay I was able to sell a reel of Type I
> Maxell that I bought in the mid-80's. I sold it for about $12, I think, when
> I originally paid about $2 for it. Probably the only thing in my studio that
> actually appreciated ;-)
> -=Bret
> Bret Battey
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Senior Lecturer: Music, Technology and Innovation
> De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

David Mooney

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