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VHS Tapes - Were they as bad as we remember?

VHS Tapes - Were they as bad as we remember?

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Support this channel on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/8bitguy1 In this episode, I take a look at VHS tapes and find out if the quality is as bad as we remember.



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