Reel 2 Reel - bottomless pit of faff, expense and hisssssssss


#1667

All yours Guy. I think I bought them with a view to spooling them onto some 10" reels, but couldn’t be arsed in the end. Nice tape apparently, no SSS with BASF either.


#1668

Why is that R2R deck about to fall off the shelf?


#1669

Because of '70s rock God insouciance reasons.


#1670

Vibrations from Robbie William’s swimming pool dig :+1:


#1671

Page & Plant


#1672

You watching Catchphrase :unamused:


#1673


#1674

Looking forward to this one.

7.5 ips, Contemporary Records & I always like everything Shelly Manne is involved in. Sounds good enough on Spotify!


#1675

The floater
A profound gass
Fallout

Is this a @Jim record?


#1676

Another round of cleaning the tape guides and capstan on the Technics. Getting the crud off, albeit very slowly.


#1677

What are you using Wayne? IPA, Acetone? This stuff is good on rubber parts: https://www.officestationery.co.uk/product/af-platenclene-print-roller-cleaner-and-restorer-100ml-pcl100-AFI50079/?showVat=1&gclid=Cj0KCQiA37HhBRC8ARIsAPWoO0w3iJS-_mUxUMN7WYPHsNqcc1P1hYSC4weIZ2Sdd5wq1-h3TaaQsYYaAmqwEALw_wcB


#1678

Its the metal tension rollers and capstan which have the most heavy deposits. I’ve given them a go with IPA, and again today with D5 Deoxit.


#1679

Try the acetone/nail varnish remover.


#1680

Tacaway adhesive remover, not tried it on rubber residue but for sticking plaster residue it is the best thing we have found


#1681

image


#1682

Because prog?


#1683

Ampex MR-70


#1684

Carefully. It will attack many plastics


#1685

With the aid of

And an oscilloscope plug-in on the pc, heads are now aligned. They were close anyway but it’s nice to make sure.


#1686

@murrayjohnson have I imagined this, but do you also have a copy of this?