[rescue] Dumping SunOS tapes

Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Fri Sep 8 09:34:39 CDT 2017

> Ok so I think the biggest issue is going to be the internal belts.

> I have tried 5 tapes tonight (only 1 vendor tape - FrameMaker) and 3
> of them had the tension belt give in.

> Not going to run anymore tapes until I find a solution/replacement
> belt.

I've seen it said that opening a good cartridge and transplanting the
belt to replace a broken one is workable, provided the two cartridges
in question have identical tape lengths and thus identical belt lengths.

Never had occasion to try it myself.


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