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Wood glue is one thing,but rubber cement?? How does that work?
 
I have simply neither cleaned nor played shellac records that need a heavy cleaning.I know wood glue is not supposed to be used on shellac records.
 
Roger
 
> Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:12:54 +0100
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] WSJ article on vinyl playbackl equipment
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> Hello, Tom, Don,
> 
> I would also like to know if there are some advantages of using rubber 
> cement for cleaning records. Anyone from the list tried it with 
> shellac/lacqers? I've only read on Audiokarma forum from one single person 
> that it works great on shellac as well on vinyl.
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Don Tait ([log in to unmask])" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2014 1:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] WSJ article on vinyl playbackl equipment
> 
> 
> > 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]
> >>
> >>