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Old 12-07-07, 08:21 PM   #1
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8-Tracks

Any other 8-Track Collectors here? I have over 250 as well as 3 unopened and 2 players, one of them was never used too, until I got it, not is a box or anything though
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Oh lord, now I've heard everything!

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Wow, move on dude. 8-tracked sucked then, which is why it quickly moved to cassettes.
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Heh. I have a nice collection, though not an active one. Rather, it's one that kinda came with the merged territory.

Nonetheless, there's a nice tree full of 8-tracks, all of which will eventually make it to the digital realm, complete with hisses and track jumps, as I'm used to hearin' such when I play them.
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I used to have a small collection (formerly my mother's collection). I think my brother is in possession of them now.
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exactly why I collect them, they will be valuable. Plus, with an 8-Track player, you can play anything, just get an 8-Track to cassette converter and a cassteet to headphone jack converter
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OK, you like the AMC Eagle and have 8-tracks. It all coming through clear now.
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Heh. He's in it for the money, jaxgtr, not for the nostalgia.

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Actually, that is my excuse for people who don't understand it. I use my 8-Tracks every single day! I like things the way they used to be, I also collect record and occasionally cassettes
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Vinyl I can see. Vinyl is good stuff.

All eight track had going for it was the funky space-helmet-shaped players.
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I've been looking for a portable one for years, but I can never find any good ones I can afford
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Vinyl I can see. Vinyl is good stuff.

All eight track had going for it was the funky space-helmet-shaped players.
Um. What that? Never saw anything but a car 8-track or a console 8-track. <curious Vega look>

I still has me lots of vinyl, some of which is not available on cassette or CD. I'm also gonna transfer this to digital format, complete with vinyl hisses and pops with which I'm familiar for each album.
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DUDE. You have a Stingray? Pics PLEASE!
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as someone who tried to get into girls pants to the sound of David Gates and Bread on the 8-track...I have to agree. 8 track sucked then when it was new...
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as someone who tried to get into girls pants to the sound of David Gates and Bread on the 8-track...I have to agree. 8 track sucked then when it was new...
Hah! It musta changed tracks at the moment you were about to make major inroads!
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Heh. He's in it for the money, jaxgtr, not for the nostalgia.

Quarters add up quick I hear
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Dammit! Now I have that song in my head!
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Used to.
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I just remember listening to The first Boston 8 track, lol. I think I had some KISS too. Even Billy Joel. I also remember having to shove a matchbook or other similar sized objects under the tape to make it play correctly. Yep, they sucked then, and still do.,,,,BD

Bonus points if any of you had a Sears solid state stereo. 8 track, cassette, receiver, and turntable, all in one.
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No, BD. Panasonic ss stereo receiver, 8-track, and tt, with a Sony cassette-tape deck.

Edit: bonus points if you still have it and it works.

My tt's belt needs replacing, and my Sony deck plays only forward (and recording to it is pointless). But the stereo receiver and 8-track still work just fine.
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I just remember listening to The first Boston 8 track, lol. I think I had some KISS too. Even Billy Joel. I also remember having to shove a matchbook or other similar sized objects under the tape to make it play correctly. Yep, they sucked then, and still do.,,,,BD

Bonus points if any of you had a Sears solid state stereo. 8 track, cassette, receiver, and turntable, all in one.
Mine was a Technique. High quality stuff when I was 9.
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Um. What that? Never saw anything but a car 8-track or a console 8-track. <curious Vega look>
Yeah, there were a bunch of weird portable eight track players. I see them once in a while at thrift shops and the like.





Also, there was apparently eight track porn!

[edit: oops, the image contained nudity that I didn't notice at first. Go here to see a few tapes. Somewhat NSFW, of course.]
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Yeah, there were a bunch of weird portable eight track players. I see them once in a while at thrift shops and the like.





Also, there was apparently eight track porn!

[edit: oops, the image contained nudity that I didn't notice at first. Go here to see a few tapes. Somewhat NSFW, of course.]
mmkay. I just had a flashback to something that I had forgotten had existed.

Someone please pass me the eye-bleach, and the memory-erase-wand.

Damn, x, and to think you're a mod....
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