NO, he is not entitled to the original tape, tell him you will make a copy or you can make a copy in his presence by he is not getting the original. If he has issued an excessive amount of admissions, you need to respond without answers in a general denial that Defendant objects to these request for admissions in that they exceed the number provided for in the rules. And you would answer that for each admission.
If you never mentioned the transcript, which I thought you were going to do, then you can even file an objection to the request for the tape as well since it is not relevant to the proceeding and let him file a motion to compel to let the court order you to turn it over.
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