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#1 Hisrudeness

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Posted 22 June 2019 - 05:05 AM

Picked these up at £0.50 whilst waiting for my tyre to be changed nearby
4 Used metal and 4 used chrome.

Not used an Osawa cassette before.

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#2 Fatdog

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Posted 22 June 2019 - 03:10 PM

I bet those Metal tapes are still sound good after all these years.  :yes:



#3 Van Presence

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Posted 22 June 2019 - 04:12 PM

Ah what. Can never find decent tapes here in second hand stores. Well ive found 1 place with tapes, trawled through 5 banana boxes for 2 metals and about about 20 cro. Rest was junk. Even our auction site bidding wars have gone insane. 20 used Maxell XL-Sii sold this week for $200. Didn't even get a bid on. Crazy

#4 T-STER

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Posted 22 June 2019 - 04:28 PM

Nice score! Getting hard to find metal tapes now



#5 Hisrudeness

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Posted 23 June 2019 - 03:39 AM

I bet those Metal tapes are still sound good after all these years.  :yes:


Previous owner seems to have been an opera and classical enthusiast. After picking the labels off acne cleaning them up they seem pretty good.

Ah what. Can never find decent tapes here in second hand stores. Well ive found 1 place with tapes, trawled through 5 banana boxes for 2 metals and about about 20 cro. Rest was junk. Even our auction site bidding wars have gone insane. 20 used Maxell XL-Sii sold this week for $200. Didn't even get a bid on. Crazy


The 20 chromes is a good haul. How big is a banana box?

#6 Van Presence

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Posted 23 June 2019 - 02:01 PM

Probably 200-300 tapes in each box. Took me about an hour.
I asked at the recycle/dump shop about a month ago what they do with tapes. Claimed they don't resell them because of copyright infringement. Landfill most likely. 😥

#7 MesaAZGuy

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Posted 23 June 2019 - 08:08 PM

It's a shame how society went so far about infringement. 



#8 Hajidub

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:17 PM

Posted on another site, but just snagged 8 TDK (blue) High Bias (sealed) for $3 bones last week. Can't wait to try them. My sealed blank collection, chrome or metal, is up to almost 50, usually 49 cents at the local thrifts. 



#9 Van Presence

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 07:25 PM

Posted on another site, but just snagged 8 TDK (blue) High Bias (sealed) for $3 bones last week. Can't wait to try them. My sealed blank collection, chrome or metal, is up to almost 50, usually 49 cents at the local thrifts.

Some of these? Even $3 for 1 is a good deal. Lovely looking tapes, sound pretty good.
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Posted 28 June 2019 - 04:51 PM

 

Posted on another site, but just snagged 8 TDK (blue) High Bias (sealed) for $3 bones last week. Can't wait to try them. My sealed blank collection, chrome or metal, is up to almost 50, usually 49 cents at the local thrifts.

Some of these? Even $3 for 1 is a good deal. Lovely looking tapes, sound pretty good.
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Close, but these might be later; TDK SA-90 (Tape made in Japan, assembled in USA).