with a microscope made for styli - depends on how much you use them, but
once a month wouldn't be a bad idea, unless you hear something going wrong
Whenever I clean mine, I look with a photogs loop
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From: "RA Friedman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 10:17 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Examining styli for wear.
> What's the best way? An economical way? When do you replace?
> After how many hours of use should one check and re-check.
> For 78s? For LPs For "Acetates"?
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