An IV bag, tubing, piano felt, windsheld wipers and tape deck

When I read this article, I wanted to stand and cheer: Restoration Tips & Notes | Wet playing of reel tapes with Loss of Lubricant. Marie O’Connell guest writes at Richard Hess’s Tape Restoration blog on what to do when tapes don’t respond to baking. Bizarre? Well, yeah, sorta. But I just wanna cheer at the sheer ingenuity, and in that light I post it here.