The Cassette Collector
Collecting Cassette Music Tapes!
Recorded music on cassette tapes had their hayday between the early 1970s and late 1990s. You can find a ton of them at garage sales and bargain bins, and for the collector this is a great time to start or build on your collections.
Cassette tapes have a lot in common with records when you collect. With records, you want a good playable record but the sleeve is what's really important. With cassettes, you want a good playable cassette but the cardboard insert is what really counts.
There are some really great inserts (covers) that come with your cassettes. You can always splice a tape but if the insert isn't in great condition, all it's good for is a filler.
Hope you enjoy this site and find some useful info. Maybe you'll get hooked on collecting cassettes if you aren't already.
Converting Cassette Tapes To CD!
While I enjoy collecting vintage tapes, you can ruin them by over-playing them. You never know when one is going to catch in your cassette player and they can be a real pain to get rewound. To avoid ruining my tapes, I only play them once, and that is while I am transferring them to CDs.
If you want to transfer your music from cassette tape to CDs, you can download a free program for doing this. The free download only lets you do it three times, then you'll have to purchase the program to continue using it.
The free download converts the music to digetal so it can be recorded on a CD and it also tells you how to connect your cassette or record player to your computer. It's works great and can be downloaded from cnet.com.
Here's the link for going directly to the "Spin It Again" download page: Download Spin It Again!
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Future Section Of Cassettes For Sale
Stop back often as I'll be listing collectable cassettes here!
Looking For Collectible Cassette Tapes? You Might Want To Check Out This Cassette Tape Garage Sale!
There's nothing more fun than a "garage sale" for the collector, and this one has over 7000 cassette tape related items! Just click on this link to check them out: Collectables Cassette Tape Garage Sale!
All of these items are from people just like you and me who have a shop on Bonanzle. The link above only gives you the "cassette tape related" items and their prices. Like a garage sale, if the shop owners happen to be on-line, you can dicker the price because each shop has it's own "chat board".
Who knows! You may enjoy checking out these items so much that you'll want to open your own shop. And why not! It's free!
Here's The Link To My Bonanzle Store!
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How To Make A Cassette Tape Wallet!
So! You don't want to collect tape cassettes or you've got a few dupes that you don't know what to do with. Here's an idea for those of you who have nothing better to do.
Make a cassette tape wallet!
I won't copy the insructions here, but you can find them at this link: Make A Cassette Tape Wallet! Thanks to sugarhigh for the article!
Got any more ideas for tape cassettes? Let's hear them!
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