This is a general terms and conditions page regarding repairs, sales and tape transfers

Mr. S. E. Blacklock

Electronics engineer by trade


Hello, I have been collecting for some time and as most will guess, my interests are reel to reel recorders. Currently I have just under 600, I enjoy repairing these recorders and bringing them back to life from small cheap recorders to full blown studio master multi-track recorders.

Mr. J. A. Blacklock

Professional photographer and web designer


Hello, My main interest is photography, I also build web pages to order and styles such as this one.





  1. You must have permission to submit any material you send. Responsibility and liability for materials submitted to us remains with submitter (Sender)

  2. You must be the sole copyright holder of any images submitted

  3. You must be the sole copyright holder of any textual material submitted

  4. We will not accept any audio materials

  5. Vintage recorders reserves the right to manipulate, transmit and store submitted material on its site

By submitting material to Vintage recorders, you agree to all terms listed in the TAC (1,2,3,4,5)


  • Vintage recorders cannot take any responsibility or liability for copyright breach caused by submitted materials, but will remove on request.

  • Any lost of revenue due to materials submitted to this site are the responsibility of the submitter.

  • We cannot be held responsible for the validity of contact details give by submitter


We reserve the right to change TAC and/or Disclaimer with no notice

Last updated 33.11.08

  • The producers of Vintage recorders do not take any responsibility for what is said on the forum

  • If its believed that information on the forum breaches copyright, it will be removed

  • Each member takes responsibility for what they add







  • All auctions must be paid for within 7 days or the bidder must contact me to tell me if there is going to be a delay

  • We do our best to describe our auctions as best to our abilities but we will not issue refunds for slight discrepancies


  • All sales of recorders come with a one month warranty

  • All items are described to the best of our  abilities, if you have any questions prior to buying please email me.


  • Warranty does not cover damaged in transit items

  • Items accepted for refund must be returned for test, if the item is found not faulty, there will be no refund and the Customer will need to pay for return shipping

  • Shipping in either direction is not refundable

  • Refunds are not given for items not wanted

  • Dead on arrival's must be notified within 24 hours




  • All items must be inspected before signing for goods, if a item has been damaged in transit and this has not been signed as such we can not process a refund

  • If an item is damaged in transit, you must notify me within 24 hours.

  • All claims take time, anywhere between 4-8 weeks, patience will be required, we can not offer a refund till our couriers have issued it to us.

  • All items come with a £50 insurance cover as standard on UK items, all other areas are covered for £25 , if you require extra cover you must request it.

  • Europe shipping covers Austria, Belgium, Channel Isles, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden



  • Collections are always more than welcome

  • Please notify me 24 hours before attempting collection

  • Demonstrations of the equipment can be given upon request


  • If you believe the item is not as described and we have agreed this is correct, a refund of the item will be given upon return.

  • Post and packing either way will not be refunded






We do not offer a picture hosting service for other enthusiasts for their recorders nor offer a web page for their machines, all the recorders photographed on this site belong to Mr. S. Blacklock.
  • All repairs come with a 1 month warranty unless otherwise stated

  • Warranty of the repair is on the repair itself not any additional faults which may occur

  • Warranty does not cover damaged in transit

  • Prices are charged for the hour, 20 minutes will also be counted as 1 hour

  • the contents of the tape is not guaranteed to be what you expect but of what is on the tape itself

  • we will transfer the tapes but do not offer a pre recording unless otherwise agreed