[rescue] QIC tape resource
jjhudak at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 08:11:03 CDT 2017
"or finding newer 6150 cartridges for donor belts."
I'd suggest new from It may be a little pricey, but the time and
aggravation it will presumably save will be worth it, IMHO.
Did you check Athana?
Thanks for the updates.
On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 6:49 PM, Richard <ejb at trick-1.net> wrote:
> WOW! thanks to everyone for some great resources, insights and comments.
> So will try the donor belt scenario first. My concern here is that the
> donor belt may give in at some point also. I have a box of tapes to
> choose from.
> What I do know is that the DC300 and DC600 tape lengths are different
> and therefore the belt is different. I think the theory will be as long
> as the tape is the same length then the belt should be the right size.
> Depending on success rate that may do it or I might go down the boiling
> the bands option or finding newer 6150 cartridges for donor belts.
> Again thanks for the great responses and I will keep you all posted on
> On Sat, 9 Sep 2017, at 03:18 AM, David Bryant wrote:
> > There is a great resource for QIC tapes that I just stumbled upon.
> > http://qicreader.blogspot.com/
> > With a specific section on tension bands:
> > http://qicreader.blogspot.com/p/drive-belts.html
> > He's also built a stand-alone tape dumper:
> > http://qicreader.blogspot.com/p/hardware.html
> > Best of luck everyone!
> > David
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