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Blue tape
« on: March 26, 2013, 10:39:02 pm »
Anyone have any idea about this blue base tape?
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Re: Blue tape
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2013, 12:04:33 am »
I have (or had) a reel of tape with white backing around here somewhere.
IIRC, it was Agfa. It had the tape formula printed on the backing.
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Re: Blue tape
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2013, 07:51:20 am »
This came on an Audiotape reel with paper Scotch leader on the tail and plastic Scotch leader at the start. Was 1/2 medium brown base with light brown oxide (Scotch 111?) and was recorded 1/2 track 7 1/2 ips with Civil War music and a reading of the Gettysburg Address. I saved the blue tape to a 7" reel.
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Re: Blue tape
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2017, 04:46:35 pm »
I have a reel of tape with blue backing and I believe it's Zonal tape. It could also be Scotch?

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Re: Blue tape
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2017, 05:43:28 pm »
I have some 3M tape with green backing from RAI Italy.