If you're interested in a Keith Monks machine our fellow ARSC member Seth Winner is the authorized seller of the machine. We used them at The Paley Center (Museum of TV and Radio), Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives, and VidiPax. It's a great machine. You can contact Seth, [log in to unmask]
It's a bit pricey, but it's sturdy and easily repairable if need be. At Rodgers & Hammerstein we must have cleaned 100's of thousands of records and last I heard they are still working.
On Monday, April 23, 2018 2:33 PM, Aaron Coe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
IMO the best record cleaning machines are those that utilize a thread-type vacuum design. Unfortunately they aren’t cheap:
Keith Monks = $ 4,950.00
Pristine Vinyl = $ 2,500.00
Loricraft = $ 1,825.00
I have used a Loricraft for almost a decade without little to no complaint. Here’s a video of me cleaning a 16” lacquer on my Loricraft:
There are some excellent reviews of all of these units on YouTube that I invite you to check out.
> On Apr 22, 2018, at 9:23 AM, Joel Bresler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Apologies for cross-posting.
> I would be very interested in any opinions on and reviews of the better record washing devices on the market, such as the Monks and VPI units. Personal experience and online links both very welcome. I need to clean and digitize a few hundred 78s so a machine that is at least semi-automated would be great.
> Thanks in advance for your insights and help,
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