I see your hundred and raise you two hundred !
We have tons of them lying around too.
One possibility - a year or two ago I asked IBM Canada if they could 
recycle them and they said yes.  Don't know of this is the case in the US,
but in Canada when IBM ships software of PTF's on tape (or even CD) they
include a mailing label to return the media (which is all marked LOAN 
MEDIA -PROPERTY OF IBM).  They recycle/reuse the tapes - it beats 
throwing them in the garbage.  Don't know if they want the media returned
in the US.  They don't really care if you don't in Canada, but they ask for
it back for tax reasons, to save us customers money.  The government ruled
that the software was taxable because it included physical media that the
customer kept, so IBM designated it Loan Media, asked you to return it, and
avoided having to charge tax on the software.




On Tue, 7 Oct 1997, Steve Raisor wrote:

> Does anyone on the list have a use for reel to reel tapes.  My company
> has around a hundred reel to reel tapes that they would like to get rid
> of.  If anyone is interested, please e-mail me privately!!  Thanks!
> 
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