Any Reel guys interested in a tape swap?

Discussion in 'Tape' started by Wardsweb, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. stoutblock

    stoutblock If it sounds good, it is good... Subscriber

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    I am tempted to get in on this. (I know I have said that before). I would have to dust off my Akai GX635D to do four track recording.
     

     

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  2. I sent off the 4 track recording headblock for my Technics to JRF for re-lapping and should have it back next week so I'm ready to go for such a swap!
     
  3. Jim Santoro

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    Count me in also please. Have not read the 200 post prior, but I can do 10", 7.5" 7.5IPS 4 track.
    Jim
     
  4. safebet

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    Interested too in a 7" 7.5I IPS 4 track swap. Biggest challenge will be thinking about and picking some good cuts to record. Strictly vinyl or whatever we got goes?
     
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  5. Catcher10

    Catcher10 Prog-tastic!

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    As previously stated, there are enough for a swap but need someone to step up and run it. I don't have time for such a task, too much going on with travel and HS lacrosse starting soon that I coach.

    I only make tapes from vinyl, but others do vinyl, CD, digital files.....so yea whatever.
     
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  6. safebet

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    I'd like to be a hero and step right up but work is pushing a lot of projects for completion. I value follow through for this group effort but also my paycheck. :rolleyes:

    For what it's worth I see the following have expressed interest:

    mkuhl2000
    LAB3
    Skylab
    AlexanderEli
    phantomrebel
    Catcher10
    rs732
    stoutblock
    Jim Santoro
    safebet
     

     

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  7. Catcher10

    Catcher10 Prog-tastic!

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    I would be in, but need time to make a tape. Leaving town on Feb 9th thru the 20th.........
     
  8. safebet

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    I'd need a little time too.
     
  9. stoutblock

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    Right now I can only do 2 track. My 4 track recorder is out of rotation right now.
     
  10. SoundGammon

    SoundGammon New Member

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    I've got an Akai 630D-SS that I've been planning to do some 4-channel tapes! I plan to mix-down a few DTS 5.1 cds to 4-channel Quad sound. Moody Blues-Days Of Future Passed, Steve Miller-Fly Like An Eagle, Steely Dan-Aja, Steely Dan's Two Against Nature DVD live, Police-Greatest Hits. Also some DVD-Audio discs to 4-channel sound, Eagles-Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Metallica-Black album. Then I have a nice collection of quad 8-tracks including Edgar Winter Group-They Only Come Out At Night, Judy Collins-Best Of, Gordon Lightfoot-Sundown, Jeffferson Airplane-Worst Of, Bachman-Turner II and others. Also just picked up Best Of The Guess Who by Mobile Fidelity on cd with the original quad sound remastered!
     
  11. jdwk

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    what a great idea as long as you have great heads on the akai.
     

     

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  12. safebet

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    I can do quad too, 1/4 inch 7.5 or 15, but was still hoping to get this current 7.5 ips 4 track stereo swap off the ground. There's close to a dozen or so with interest and I've begun making selections based on that format.

    Might be wrong, but my guess is there would be fewer takers for a quad swap but that may be to advantage; to get a smaller group rolling more quickly.
     

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