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Old 01-21-2010, 06:14 PM   #1
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Question What do you do with old VHS tapes?

I have a ton of old VHS tapes from the past 20 plus years and most I can probably just throw out but some stuff I really want to transfer to DVD. If anyone has done that before, what's the best way to go about doing that? I'm looking into buying a DVD/VHS recorder combo, but I also know that some companies will do it for you when you send it to them. Any help or suggestions would be great!
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I have a ton of old VHS tapes from the past 20 plus years and most I can probably just throw out but some stuff I really want to transfer to DVD. If anyone has done that before, what's the best way to go about doing that? I'm looking into buying a DVD/VHS recorder combo, but I also know that some companies will do it for you when you send it to them. Any help or suggestions would be great!
I'm in the same boat as you. I have hundreds & hundreds of tapes in boxes, but I wouldnt dare get rid of them even after puttng them on dvd. I guess i'm too much of a pack rat

I just got a Magnavox dvd recorder with an 160 GB Hard Drive.. It's really neat, you can put your VHS tapes on the hard drive and delete scenes(like commercials) that you dont want. It's not a DVD/VHS recorder, but you can hook an old vhs to it. I highly recommend this, the price is a little high, but worth it.

Or this might be more of what your looking for : http://www.magnavox.com/p/index_player.php?id=28

I cant give you my input on the dual recorder, other than Magnavox is a great company. Hope I have helped.
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i RECOMMED PICKING UP DVD/VSH TAPE COMB. MY MOMS GOT ONE. I WOULD CHECK AT MAKAYS OR GRUMPY USED BOOK STORE. YOU CAN GET MONEY. YOU MAY NOT GET TOO MUCH MONEY. MY UNCLE WENT AND HE GOT 60 DOALLORS FOR VSH TAPES AT MACKAYS USE BOOK STORE. I WOULD CHEK OUT IN YOUR TOWN TO SEE IF THEIRS MACKAYS OR GRUMPYS TRADE IN STORE. OR YOU CAN TAKE TRADE OR REAGULER MONEY ITS UPTO YOU . SOMETIME YOU GET MORE IN TRADE.. TRADE IS LIKE MONEY YOU CAN ONLY BUY ANYTHING IN THE STORE.
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I have this same problem. A DVD/VCR combo is a great idea, but I have owned two of these and I don't really want to spend the money for another one. But I do have a lot of VHS tapes that I am clueless about what to do with. My wedding from 1996 is on VHS and I've asked around at places that do DVD transfers. They all want a release form signed. I can't get in touch with the person who video taped my wedding. For all I know he's no longer around, so I'm hoping I can find someone to do it without the legalities.
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Or you can get a pci tuner card and i you happen to have some commercial,promos and anything rare,upload them on youtube!
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I'm thinking of having a DVD Recorder that can have 6-8 hours of Disc rather than the 2-4 hours.

But this is once when I get some $$$....I also want to get The Marx Brothers all on DVD.
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For some TV shows that I recorded on VHS, I transferred them to DVD-RW using my combo VHS/DVD recorder, since I can edit out the commercials. The quality is not as good as a commercial DVD, but you can get 6 hours on one disc easily. The most recent show I had done this with is Knots Landing, since that show is not very much out on DVD yet commercially (just seasons 1 and 2).

I have loads of various Star Trek VHS from Columbia House that I will unload at some point since I have them on DVD, either on Ebay or a local pawn shop.
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For some TV shows that I recorded on VHS, I transferred them to DVD-RW using my combo VHS/DVD recorder, since I can edit out the commercials. The quality is not as good as a commercial DVD, but you can get 6 hours on one disc easily. The most recent show I had done this with is Knots Landing, since that show is not very much out on DVD yet commercially (just seasons 1 and 2).

I have loads of various Star Trek VHS from Columbia House that I will unload at some point since I have them on DVD, either on Ebay or a local pawn shop.
I might do that to my Loopy de Loop cartoons...put them all on one DVD since Warner Home Video hasn't released any of his cartoons on DVD. And that'll happen when Cleveland wins a Championship.
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I sold all mine to a local comicbook shop they don't pay that well but it was extra money that came in handy.
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I still have most of mine...they are stored away in my loft. I dont think I'll ever sell them or throw them away!
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Yeah I have tons & tons of stuff. I'll never give them away, you just never know when somebody might want to trade.
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i have tons of vhs tapes too
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I took my old VHS tapes to the book sale at the library and donated them for the Friends of the Library.
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