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Boby
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
2:16 pm U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

K.Lambert many thanks for your advice. // MY TIPS TO AVOID THE REPLICATION OF YOUR IDENTITY IN THE FUTURE, LIKE THIS SPAM/scan/terorist DID TO TIMMY.

POINT YOUR MOUSE POINTER OVER THIS PAGE THEN RIGHT CLICK OF YOUR MOUSE BUTTON AND A SMALL POP-UP WINDOW WILL APPEAR, CHOOSE ' view source ' THEN A NOTEPAD WINDOW WILL APPEAR DISPLAYING A DYNAMIC HYPERTEXTMARKUPLANGUNGE TEXT.

THERE'S AN IDENTITY TO EVERY end of each POST ON THIS PAGE like this ;

<!-- 1 / 1244775599 / 123.123.456.456 --> this is your ID = the identity of your PROVIDER

from that ID you'll know who has made a post.

Thanks for your kind attention.

Regards,Boby.

K .Lambert
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
1:22 pm U.K.

kn2000@talktalk.net

Hi Mark:I'm glad you noticed that too.A bit annoying to say the least.

Boby: You've no need to justify yourself here.It would seem someone here does'nt get all the attention in his life he 'feels he deserves', so throws his rattle from the pram.My advice... IGNORE :)

Noel:Great tips for the resurrection of the pinch roller rubber.I use a small amount of isopropyl alcohol on a lint free rag and rub of the tapes deposits and it brings the rubber up like new.The Sanyo Beta's don't suffer in this area too much, of the many i've worked on and seen.......................Kevin

K .Lambert
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
1:19 pm U.K.

kn2000@talktalk.net

Hi Mark:I'm glad you noticed that too.A bit annoying to say the least.

Boby: You've no need to justify yourself here.It would seem someone here does'nt get all the attention in his life he 'feels he deserves', so throws his rattle from the pram.My advice... IGNORE :)......................Kevin

Mark
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
11:25 am U.K.

mark@beta.com

Can somebody sort out the page resolution on this forum. Surely you shouldn't have to scroll from left to right in 1680x1050 mode?

ED Beta
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
11:21 am U.K.

personality is everything@hotmail.com

Boby,

That was your best post ever. Your apologies are accepted by me and I'm sure by everyone else who might have take offense at what you have said.

Let's put all this bickering to rest. Once and for all.

BOBY: I recently was given a PAL SL-HF950. Everything operates fine, just one glitch.The VU meter has missing green and red LED'S. You once said on this board that you had a fix for it and would shortly make known what the repair was. I realize it is complex and hard to put into words. Would it be possible to give a brief overview of just what goes wrong and a sketchy word or two on what to do?

Thanks so much, young man. I appreciate all you do and have done for the Beta community over the past 6 years. You are nothing but the best.

Again, let me know your thoughts on what I have so humbly asked of you.

Best regards, ED

Boby
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
10:51 am U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

Dear Betafellas;

I've been in this site for about 6 years. Sold beta parts worldwide by placing ads on E Bay.My prices is very low and far beyond Market real price. I'm glad that buyers are satisfied with their items.I'd posted Betamax Head cleaning methods last year on my Ebay review and guides, and you all guys/gals/folks can have a peek if you're interested in. I also did post that guides on this site last time.

I also gave 1 to 1 replacemnt guarantee to my friends in GB on buying specific items.

Hope this post will be helpful to betafans worldwide.Thanks for all your appreciation.

My deepest apologize if there's something that I've said inappropiriate, there no single bad intention other than just my second nature limitation.

Kindly regards, Boby.

Noel Higgins
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
9:39 am U.K.

noelmh@nospam.tpg.com.au

Rob,

A working SLO1700 should be worth heaps. It would be worth getting fixed.

regards Noel

rob
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
6:32 am U.K.

robbestwick@yahoo.com

Hi , ive owned a slo1700 for about 10 years now and its always given a stirling porformance , until about 6 months ago it chewed a tape up ! im now looking to sell it and im not quite sure what its worth (the tape is still stuck inside and when i say stuck i mean stuck !!!!) anybody know what its worth ? cheers , rob

Noel Higgins
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
6:00 am U.K.

noelmh@nospam.tpg.com.au

General Information on something that has worked for me.

Capstan rollers are becoming hard to get for most beta machines and are very expensive.

A tip for those wanting to try and restore a capstan roller in a VCR.

The rubber rollers become hard on the surface and can even get a build up of tape or other deposits on them. Assuming the top and bottom bearings of the holder have not collapsed or worn too much and that the rubber is not stone hard or has large cracks or holes in it, the surface may be able to be restored.

Remove the roller assembly from the machine.

THE SOFT TOUCH METHOD

1/ Smear undiluted detergent onto the surface of the roller but try to avoid the sides (ends) of the roller to keep it out of the bearings.2/ Work it into the surface with your finger nail or a hard edged surface like the back of a knife and make sure the the roller surface has an even coat.3/ Sit the holder down on its back (or whatever works if it's not a late model SONY capstan roller assembly) and allow it to soak into the rubber for 10 minute or so.4/ Use a damp cloth or rag to remove the detergent and as much rubbish from the rollers surface as you can. The use a dry rag to rub the surface up to a dull finish.

refit the assembly to the machine.

THE HEAVY HANDED METHOD (Wear suitable clothing and glasses this could get messy)

Get a Dremel super tool or similar with a fine grade stone grinding wheel of approx 8mm to 10mm diameter. Run the tool at half to two thirds speed and while holding the capstan rollers metal mount between your thumb and index finger with the side of the rubber roller (capstan pin side when fitted) most exposed facing up. (I have assumed it is a roller from a late model SONY. Other model holders may have to be held differently)

TAKING GREAT CARE NOT TO TOUCH YOUR FINGERS apply the tool gently to the edge of the capstan roller at a 45 degree angle to the surface so that tool imparts spins to the roller up to a very fast speed and move the grinding stone across the surface slowly and evenly to the other edge keeping the pressure and motion constant until you get right to the other edge and then lift. Check that the resulting "wear" to the surface is even and has the right effect of roughening up and cleaning the capstan rollers rubber surface.

Repeat the procedure until you are satisfied that the roller surface is even, clean and grips reasonably like fresh rubber. Do not take so much rubber off the roller that it significantly loses its diameter and cannot press onto the capstan when refitted.

I HAVE DEVELOPED THESE METHODS OVER TIME AND THEY ARE GIVEN TO YOU WITH ALL CARE AND NO RESPONSIBILITY.

DOCTOR, TIMMY, ED, TWIT, WHATEVER, time you gave a USEFUL CONTRIBUTION to the BETA HOBBY.

To the REAL beta enthusiasts - enjoy, but take care. Cheers Noel

Boby
Wednesday 2nd April 2008
12:49 am U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

Yes Noel, these are complete waste of time.

Cheers,Boby

___________________________________________________________________________________________

ED Beta
Tuesday 1st April 2008
11:37 pm U.K.

personalityiseverything@beta.com

Thats right bobby as Noel said dont waste your time.

The damage to me and my family is done as Noel has said,

Noel should spend more time trapping poor slobs into his website to rob their pockets and You Boby from the pits of the world are selling things that god only know where you got them.

Noel I knew was a scammer , but Boby, you turned into a typical denizen of the turd (third) world.

Boby, why is it when you are asking a question that you already know the answer to, your english suddenly becomes very good and understandable? You type like a Rhoadea Scholar.

When you are caught in your filthy lies, you become a jabbering muslim monkey.

Noel Higgins
Tuesday 1st April 2008
11:12 pm U.K.

noelmh@nospam.tpg.com.au

Boby,

Don't waste your time when you know he is talking rubbish. cheers Noel

Boby
Tuesday 1st April 2008
10:35 pm U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT, YOU'RE INSANE.

YOU'RE WAY OUT OF YOUR MIND, you'd better find a shrink before it's too late.

ED Beta
Tuesday 1st April 2008
5:59 pm U.K.

personalityiseverything@beta.com

Boby, you and Noel have tracked me down like a bunch of dogs, because I asked you a question about your LED'S.

Your doing a great job of trying to get out of it, but that wont work because the damage has been done.

What ever happend to that sweet boby? That boby we all know. You have been hanging around with that money hungry Noel and now you have to live with what you did.

Want to know what my wife ate for supper? or her work address also..

STOP TRYING TO FIND MY NY HOME ADDRESS. ALL I SAID WAS THAT YOU ARE FROM INDONESIA, ACCORDING TO EBAY. IS THAT WHAT SET YOU OFF TO DESTROY ME?

Boby
Tuesday 1st April 2008
4:35 pm U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

of course by your guide on that privately...thanks. (sorry folks for subsequent posts)

Boby
Tuesday 1st April 2008
4:22 pm U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

PS; I meant I'll know what to do next time.

Boby
Tuesday 1st April 2008
4:19 pm U.K.

bobymc@hotmail.com

Dear Noel,

I recall myself that I did that a couple years ago and there was one thing I didn't know what to do. Learning at your post, I think I see a bit of light. Hope I did like you did in the near future.

Cheers,Boby---------------#-----------Hey Ed Beta ...what was that all about ?

ED Beta
Tuesday 1st April 2008
12:10 pm U.K.

personality is everything@hotmail.com

Noel, I had a sick feeling that you are the one or are involved with placing the city where I and my family reside published on this webpage.

All because I asked about a VU meter, first politely and then with some anger when I was met with sarcasm and then filthy language.

To have you and I believe, Boby threaten me in this manner is reprehensible.

Let's hope I am not physically damaged because of your vitriole.

As a show of good faith, rather than reveal your website Noel, where you make all your money there and on this Palsite sucking people in to your seemingly helpful demeanor, why don't you give your city and street address for all to view? You have nothing to hide behind, right?

This is for every potential poster...IF YOU POST A QUESTION AND IT IS NOT TO THESE FOLKS LIKING, DO NOT BE SURPRISED IF THEY ATTACK YOU PERSONALLY AND EVENTUALLY POST THE CITY WHERE YOU LIVE. Just a word to the wise.

Noel Higgins
Tuesday 1st April 2008
1:36 am U.K.

noelmh@nospam.tpg.com.au

For general information,

My website is betaheaven.com and I have never made any secret of where I live. I don't think anyone who does the right thing would have a problem with people knowing where they live - would they? Hmmmmmm, unless they were hiding behind the internet!

cheers Noel

ED Beta
Tuesday 1st April 2008
12:06 am U.K.

personalityiseverything@beta.com

ATF ...Hey, this is not right.

He now has told everyone where I live because I asked too many times for help with my HF950 VU meter?

Is this the result of asking Boby a simple question?

If something happens to me or my family...well, my friends now know who may have hurt me.

That goes for you NOEL, BOBY, KEVIN, K LAMBERT///you will all be responsible if this guy goes further and actually publishes my home address in NY.

This is a damn shame...all you guys allowing this to happen.

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