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Re: semi-OT query

>i know that some of you all do your own CD-R releases for selling at 
>gigs, etc.
>i've heard that there is an issue of longevity with this medium (as 
>opposed to regular CDs) - - errors, decay, etc.
>anyone have any comments?
I've distributed about 400 copies of my 2 CDR releases, and have yet 
to be contacted by anyone to have one replaced, for whatever that's 
worth. The general rule of thumb I use is that if you treat CDR's the 
way you *should* treat CD's, keep them in the jewel case when not 
playing, handle on the edges, etc, and avoid the bargain basement 
brands (I use Taiyo Yuden for master copies, sony/maxell/TDK for 
dupes), they should last as long as regular CD's.
Dave Trenkel                                New and Improv Music
http://www.newandimprov.com         improv@peak.org