I love the new Tape Op Design

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I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by markjazzbassist » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:24 pm

Just got the latest edition and I wanted to say I really dig the matte finish, spine, and what seems like recycled paper(?) Stock.

Looks and feels great! Keep up the good work
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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by winky dinglehoffer » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:54 am

Agreed. I like the matte finish quite a bit.

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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by Scodiddly » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:03 pm

Smells kinda funny, but I like the matte finish a lot.

And of course the content, can't forget the content. Good stuff as usual.

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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by TapeOpLarry » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:05 pm

Thanks everyone! John has been fine tuning this for a while, and the Jan issue actually had 2 runs, one with a spine and one the old way! Collectors look out.
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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by emrr » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:56 am

Yes, it looks good!
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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by kslight » Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:25 am

I think it is more durable than the previous way. The previous printing format often arrived somewhat damaged or would fall apart pretty soon after. And the ink often would offset as well.

The only thing negative i noticed about the square bound issue is that opening the magazine the text towards the spine is tougher to read, you have to crease down a bit to get it to be flat.

But I’m not gonna complain about a free magazine, I’ll take it any way I can get it.

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Re: I love the new Tape Op Design

Post by markjazzbassist » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:09 am

good point, mine did arrive absolute mint whereas i usually got the old format ones partially torn, beat, battered, etc.
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