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From: "Steven Smolian" <[log in to unmask]>
> I used to do this paint trick but with a grease pencil. Of course you had
> to clean the heads occassionally.
A "grease pencil," or "china marking crayon," will effectively eliminate
audible evidence of cracked records...and also can be used to reduce the
effect of needle digs or records which skip or stick...but, of course,
only on the cracked phonorecord itself...
Steven C. Barr