Thanks guys. If I start with an empty tank on the VPI, do you think I'd do OK with a mixture of
Ivory liquid and distilled water? I'd think I want highly dillute soap but a little bit to cause
soaping action in the grooves.
The regular VPI fluid has isoprop, right? So it shouldn't be used?
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From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] cleaning laquer LPs
> They clean up well on the Monks, and I use a mix of PhotoFlo and steam
> distilled water for everything on that machine (never any alcohol). If palmitic
> acid is appearing, Windex..then rinse and clean with whatever you'd normally
> use (again, no alcohol, except for recreational purposes).
> phillip holmes wrote:
>> Soap and water. NO alcohol based anything. I'd use a mild dishwashing
>> liquid and rinse several times with distilled water. I've heard this from
>> several people.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
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>> Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 5:13 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] cleaning laquer LPs
>> > Can LP laquers be run thru a VPI? Will the fluid damage the laquer? I
>> > think it just eats shellac but I figured I'd better ask.
>> > -- Tom Fine