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New TTE Cartridges

sstweed

Gold Supporting Member
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I bought some TTE tapes over a year ago to use on an EP-3 and the tape is fantastic, but the reels spin on plastic and the squeek some thing awful, and drag badly. I want to try the ball bearing cartridges (this is the first I have heard of them) Heck if you just bought one and re-wound it with tape from the crappy plastic ones it would be worth it. Assuming you can do that.
 

Hiwatt Bob

Member
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1,008
sounds promising.

i had a fulltone cartridge freeze up on me in my echoplex, up until then it sounded good but was very sqeaky. i bought one of those aluminum ones from orbit electronix--same tape, no squeaking.
 

charmboy

Member
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1,690
I actually like the squeak. Odd I know, but it just sort of comforts me in an old fashion way.
 




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