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The tape is original and the sleeve is a new reproduction with rear finger pull cutout. The rear case RCA Victor ink stamp number is PC8S 524 337 2237. It leaves some graphite (carbon) dust deposits while playing.
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The Auto 8-Track Shack repairs all 8-track tapes with the discriminating classic car owner or collector in mind. 8-track tapes are carefully disassembled before repair. The repairs include tape tension adjustments as necessary, new front and rear sensing foil splices, roller replacement as required and cleaning, roller switch outs from plastic to rubber, replacement pads, felt pad adjustments or replacement, rear case rivet replacement when applicable, ironing out tape crinkles, and lubricating hub and roller shaft. The inside and outside of the tape case, all labels and sleeve are cleaned. The 8-track tapes are tested on a Pioneer RH-65 home 8-track player. They are played completely on all 4 programs. All 8-track tapes are checked to ensure they flip programs properly after being repaired, are not copied over and sound good from the left and right channels. Tapes that leave the Auto 8-Track Shack's garage are ready for play, show and your listening enjoyment.
Note also that early auto demonstration 8-tracks leave black graphite (carbon) dust deposits on the inside of the 8-track cartridge and the 8-track player head after playing only one program. This represents the gradual loss of the graphite coating material that was placed on the back of the magnetic tape to ease the slip between the continuous tape layers. The cartridge inside and tape player must be cleaned frequently to avoid tape damage and provide good playback sound fidelity.