Now Wait A Minute!!
Why is it when I asked this question I was accused of trying to bypass copy-protection???
In any event, I put as many tapes as I could on to DVD using a stand-alone VHS machine and a stand-alone Panasonic recorder. I was able to put most of the tapes on DVD but for those that wouldn't allow copying, I just kept the tape and use the VHS machine.
One thing I wouldn't do is put a label on the DVD. For some reason it causes tracking errors.
It would also help to do a search to see if your VHS movies are now available on DVD. If so, there are plenty of sites that would have them cheap.