Cow magnets won't be enough. You need a magnet that's not steady so an A/C magnet is the best with a very very strong field.

Fire is easy and thorough.

Shredding/cutting is very very good.

Microwave won't do anything unless you get the media hot enough to melt, the waves themselves do not affect the tape, same with diskettes.


- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

www.Frankeni.com
www.iDevCloud.com - Personal Development IBM i timeshare service.
www.iInTheCloud.com - Commercial IBM i Cloud Hosting.

On 7/31/2015 4:30 PM, Nathan Andelin wrote:
I removed the reels from the cartridges, placed the plastic and mental
remains in the recycle bin, then used a knife to cut through tape.

Would passing the tape between a couple of strong cow magnets be just as
effective as shredding the tape?


This thread ...

Follow-Ups:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].