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Thanks. I was being slightly fascetious about CDs, and by glass and  
crdboard, I meant the substrate of 78s... I did not realize you  
didn't know! Interesting challenge. I only do tape so sorry I can't  
help either. Good luck!

Lou
Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio
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On Jan 27, 2009, at 3:48 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Lou:
>
> I don't know exactly what they have other than some are older  
> Edison 78s and
> most are more modern 33s.  I didn't specify, as the thread I was  
> following
> up on was talking about vinyl or shellac platters-not CDs or glass  
> masters.
>
> To be a little more specific, this is an archive that wants to job  
> the work
> out.  We don't do platters at our lab (We just do tape- and the  
> occasional
> CD, DVD or MO).  They have about 50 boxes of "records" with fungus  
> and are
> looking for potential vendors to handle the cleaning.  As an  
> archive, they
> are also particularly interested in saving the album covers and  
> labels as
> well as the discs.  They consider the entire "package" as worth  
> saving-not
> just the recorded content.  Also, I don't know just how many discs  
> they have
> in the boxes but I figure, maybe 10 to 20 discs per box?  50 boxes  
> could add
> up to a reasonable amount of cleaning and the archive really  
> doesn't want to
> do this in-house.
>
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