[Videolib] 8mm film reels

deg farrelly (deg.farrelly@asu.edu)
Tue, 21 Sep 2004 16:39:42 -0700

Sounds like a job for Ebay!

A quick search for GAF 8mm projector returns 27 items. GAF 8mm Reel returns

deg farrelly, Associate Librarian
Arizona State University West Library
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> From: James Scholtz <jimscholtz@sdln.net> > Reply-To: "videolib@library.berkeley.edu" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 16:44:30 -0400 > To: Videolib <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: [Videolib] 8mm film reels > > Hi Guys - I need help. I have an old GAF 888Z 8mm/super 8mm film projector > that our library uses/loans occassionally (yes, really!!). However, I have > no film take up reels. The GAF unit doesn't use the standard 8mm/super 8 > reels. The center hub spindle measures about 3/8" diameter and extends > about 1" out from the casing. I've not seen any 8mm film reels like it > except for the older Bell & Howell plastic reels. Can any one give me any > guidance on what type of reel for which I should be looking and, if so, > where I might procure 2-4 such reels (take-up and play). thank > immeasurably. What a relief from the copyright questions, huh? Jim > Scholtz.