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Don,Google wood glue for cleaning records.I've been doing it for years with great results.Vinyl records only,not shellac.
 
Roger
 
> Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:24:31 -0400
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] WSJ article on vinyl playbackl equipment
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> Hi Tom --
>  
>   Rubber cement on records (your last paragraph)? How? Pour  it on, let it 
> dry, peel it off, and your problems are solved? (Sure -- speaking  of 
> solvents!) As an old collector I thought I'd probably heard the goofy  theories 
> that abound, but that's a new one. Thanks. Let us know if you feel  like it. 
>  
>   Don Tait
>  
>   P.S. During the 1970s I met a crazy "collector" who claimed  that the 
> very best treatment for 78-rpm records was black shoe polish. Kiwi,  
> specifically. One was to smear the polish on the record's grooves, rub until  there 
> was a high polished gloss. And then all sound and surface problems  were 
> solved. Sure....
>  
>  
> In a message dated 3/15/2014 4:45:53 P.M. Central Daylight Time,  
> [log in to unmask] writes:
> 
> Hi  Duane:
> 
> Could someone use one of these things to do the method you  describe, 
> rather than having to find and 
> then make the space for an old  turntable?
> http://www.sleevecityusa.com/All-Media-Disc-Cleaning-Mat-p/cd-506.htm
> 
> They  also sell cleaning cloths which I'll say are good for CDs, haven't 
> tried on  vinyl:
> http://www.sleevecityusa.com/Phoenix-Record-Cleaning-Cloth-p/phx-cloth.htm
> 
> One  thing I DON'T recommend is trying any of the foolish DIY "conversions" 
> for a  shop vac into a 
> record cleaner. I expect you'll ruin a few platters on the  way to figuring 
> out that's a bad idea. 
> There also seems to be some  mythology out there on the web about using 
> rubber cement. Good luck with  
> that.
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "H  D Goldman" <[log in to unmask]>
> To:  <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2014 3:10  PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] WSJ article on vinyl playbackl  equipment
> 
> 
> > Hi Tom,
> >
> > From my perspective, you  need to keep in mind that the way fluids are 
> removed is secondary to the  
> > actual cleaning.  Cleaning is performed by the fluid, applicator  & 
> method.  The same end result 
> > can be reached whether using  vacuum-assisted fluid removal or pure 
> cotton terry cloth rags to wick 
> >  fluid from the groove.  An ultrasonic bath is not a substitute for a  
> properly configured blend of 
> > surfactants.  Our own approach has  been in public view for over 25 yrs.
> >
> > A quart of our QuickWash  Record Cleaner w/ 4oz. dispenser [no-rinse 
> required], a single wet 
> >  cleaning brush w/user replaceable pad & a set of cotton drying cloths is 
>  less than a Spin-Clean.
> >
> > A pint of our premiere product, the  Miracle Record Cleaner w/ 4oz. 
> dispenser [makes up 1.5 pints 
> > working  strength], a pair wet cleaning brushes w/user replaceable pads & 
> a set of  cotton drying 
> > cloths are is within several $ of the Spin  Cleaner.
> >
> > The only other items we recommend for cleaning are an  old changer with a 
> rubber mat configured 
> > with a concentric circle  design as a work platform & a vinyl covered 
> dish rack.
> >
> > The  QW solution is for vinyl pressings only.  The MRC has a long track 
> record  of superior cleaning 
> > of lacquer, shellac, acetate, Diamond Disc &  vinyl surfaces.
> >
> > It's all about setting a standard for the  quality of recorded sound  
> ..... it's always been about 
> > the  MUSIC!
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Duane Goldman
> >
> >  ps  we hope to have available a safer & more effective approach to  
> cleaning lacquer masters prior 
> > to plating before years  end.
> >
> >
> > On Mar 15, 2014, at 11:49 AM, Tom Fine  <[log in to unmask]> 
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi  Duane:
> >>
> >> Agreed that the Spin-Clean is not on par with  something like a VPI.
> >>
> >> So what are your recommendations  "for less money"?
> >>
> >> -- Tom Fine
> >
> > H D  Goldman Lagniappe Chemicals Ltd.
> > PO Box 37066 St. Louis, MO 63141  USA
> > v/f 314 205 1388 [log in to unmask]
> >
> >