Re: OT: labelling CD/DVD disks

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On Monday 23 October 2006 04:27, Carroll Grigsby wrote:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Sunday 22 October 2006 21:59, Carroll Grigsby wrote:
>  >>> snip
> >>
> >> At some point in time it was reported that the inks commonly used in
> >> marking pens contained solvents that could degrade the disk material
> >> over time, which led the Sharpie people to market a special CD/DVD
> >> marker for the purpose. Yeah, I bought one.
> >
> > Humm, never have seen one of those, but OTOH, never looked specifically
> > for one either.  BTW, how did it work, and did it last a decent time
> > period?
> I got them at Office Depot (or similar) last spring, so it's way too
> early to tell. One thing that I learned is that the pen will become
> clogged if it is used to write on paper, so I always mark the paper disk
> cover with some other type of pen _before_ I insert the disk.
Yes, I buy CD/DVD marker pens.  If I can't get them (rare now) I buy projector 
marker pens.  They seem to be equally OK.  I did take it that the reference 
to 'felt tip' pen was referring to the physical type, not the ink type,


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