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Old March 29th, 2007, 03:45 AM   #16
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Let me clarify; I've never done a paid job on recycled tapes. I'm just saying that you will burn through a lot of tape at the average wedding. When I'm shooting a friend's wedding, I'm not going to buy new tapes for it considering that I've never dropped a single frame using recycled tape. I've got a ton of old tape and I'm not going to let it go to waste.
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Old March 29th, 2007, 08:06 AM   #17
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I don't reuse any tapes for any paying shoot. To me, the cost of the tapes is cheap compared to the cost of a lost shoot due to bad/reused tapes.
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