time sink 42
jra at baylink.com
Thu Feb 16 15:53:20 CST 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Randy Bush" <randy at psg.com>
> ok, this is horribly pragmatic, but it's real. yesterday i was in the
> westin playing rack and stack for five hours. an horrifyingly large
> amount of my time was spent trying to peel apart labels made on my
> portable brother label tape maker, yes peeling the backing from a little
> label so remote hands could easily confirm a server they were going to attack.
> is there a trick? is there a (not expensive) different labeling
> machine or technique i should use?
1) You should make sure you're buying the newer crack-n-peel labels, on
which the backing is scored along the center.
2) If you have the older stuff, bend a corner sharply from the plastic
side (front) towards the paper side (backing). The plastic label has more
spring in it, and will spring back away from the paper -- which will stay
bent -- and you'll have some separation that you can peel from.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates http://baylink.pitas.com 2000 Land Rover DII
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