Re: Video Rewinders

Oksana Dykyj (oksana@vax2.concordia.ca)
Mon, 8 Nov 1999 06:51:09 -0800 (PST)

Video preservationists do not recommend those cheapie rewinders as they
tend to be very hard on the tapes in terms of tension. If you have an older
VCR that you're not using which still has a functionning rewind feature,
that's your best bet if cost is an issue.
Oksana

At 01:22 PM 11/7/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Dawn,
>In my experience there ain't no such animal as a sturdy rewinder unless you
>count RTI Machines. I'd buy a $12 cheapie and expect to replace it often.
>They do seem to last longer if you keep them closed when not in use.
>
>-Chuck
>
>dawn porfirio-milton wrote:
>
>> 11/6/99
>>
>> To all in Video Library Land!
>>
>> I need some advice on which video rewinder to purchase. We are looking for
>> a sturdy rewinder. Any suggestions???
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Dawn Porfirio-Milton
>> Chula Vista Public Library
>>
>> mrsfalbo@hotmail.com
>>
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