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Steve Yohe



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just watched this:
#1027—THE DESTROYER TAPE #3
--THE DESTROYER VS DICK MURDOCH (5-6-78)
--THE DESTROYER & JUMBO TSURUTA
VS (5-26-78)
BILLY ROBINSON & ARWIN SMITH
--THE DESTROYER & JUMBO TSURUTA
VS (6-1-78)
BILLY ROBINSON & MARIO MILANO
--SHOHEI BABA & THE DESTROYER
VS (6-10-78)
ARWIN SMITH & MARIO MILANO
(PWF US TITLE)
--THE DESTROYER VS MIL MASCARAS 2/3 FALLS (TITLE CHANGE)(8-18-78)
--THE DESTROYER & JUMBO TSURUTA
VS (8-31-78)
MOOSE MOROWSKI & RANDY TYLER

Dan---You did a great job on the 8-18-78 title change with Dick vs Mil. You can see everything in the first two falls now. It has roll marks & some noise, but the picture doesn't roll & it's very watchable. All mat work. I'm very happy with it. The 3nd fall is perfect. Thanks...you made an old man happy. I didn't think it could be done. Please send it everywhere.--Yohe
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DGinnetty



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:52 am    Post subject: Aw shucks... Reply with quote

I will spread the word.

Glad you enjoyed it. I have been converting old vhs
tapes for about 16 years now, and have a trick or two
up my sleeve. :-)

Dan Ginnetty
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Steve Yohe



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

--THE DESTROYER SPECIAL (6-14-79)
--SHOHEI BABA VS THE DESTROYER

I was really disappointed in this. Didn't remember my copy being so bad. Maybe it got worst laying around for 20 years.--Yohe
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DGinnetty



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let me see what i can do. As tapes age, they will degrade, but i can double check for you.

Dan
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DGinnetty



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let me see what i can do. As tapes age, they will degrade, but i can double check for you.

Dan
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Steve Yohe



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just work on the match with Baba. The clips of the Rikidozan & Toyonobori matches isn't worth it.---Yohe
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DGinnetty



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I reconverted the Baba vs. Destroyer portion of the special.

Video keeps going in and out, regardless of which VCR I play it on.

There are some streaks on the screen, which means the videotape was probably dirty when your physical copy was made.

I knocked down the audio hiss as much as I could, using just the left side audio feed.

Looking at the first conversion I did for you, this new conversions does not appear to be improved at all.

I do have some tricks up my sleeve though. I might be able to track down another version of this match.

Stay tuned!

Dan Ginnetty
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Steve Yohe



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think it's something rare.--Yohe
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey....all you guy sitting on your butts....lets sign to get The Destroyer into the WWE HOF. Dick says he wants to go.

https://www.change.org/p/enshrine-the-destroyer-dick-beyer-in-the-wwe-hall-of-fame
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khawk20



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

signed it this morning.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Destroyer twice wrestled Bob Backlund for the WWF World Title. The first was a draw (DCOR) in Toronto on Jan. 13, 1980, and the second was on March 1, 1982 in Montreal (a loss). To me it seems a guy who wrestled for the WWF Title is in the WWF.---Yohe
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Toronto, Ontario - Maple Leaf Gardens - January 13, 1980 (14,000)
Sweet Daddy Siki fought Chris Tolos to a 15-minute draw
Klondike Bill defeated Joe Marcus at 5:47
Pedro Morales defeated David Patterson at 10:29
Greg Valentine defeated Johnny Weaver at 14:16
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund fought the Destroyer to a double count-out at 16:40
Canadian Heavyweight Champion Dewey Robertson & Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Jimmy Snuka & Ray Stevens at 19:14
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