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I'd worry not about anything falling apart, but about the solvent migrating
up the cantilever to inside the cartridge, where stuff is a lot more
delicate.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 7:15 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I agree that's a good one. Can you get the fluid anymore?
> Another good one is the LAST cleaner -- some sort of smelly solvent with a
> nail polish brush.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Shai Drori" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Cleaning stylus
>
>
> I have been using the Discwasher stylus brush that came with my kit that I
>> bought around 1986. Still works wonders.
>>
>>
>> Cheers
>> Shai Drori
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>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 1:50 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Don't you have to submerge the stylus assembly in liquid to do an
>>> ultrasonic cleaning? I'd worry that they whole thing would fall apart,
>>> definitely possibility that the diamond would get rattled loose or fall
>>> off.
>>>
>>> I've used this thing for years:
>>> http://www.amazon.com/ZERODUST-ONZOW-STYLUS-TIP-CLEANER/dp/B00ERPWAK2
>>> does remove grime that brushes won't, does not damage the stylus.
>>>
>>> Steve knows this, but to those less familiar with record playing -- the
>>> best way to preserve your stylus AND your records is to clean the records
>>> correctly before you play them.
>>>
>>> -- Tom Fine
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steven Smolian" <[log in to unmask]>
>>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 3:28 PM
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Cleaning stylus
>>>
>>>
>>> Has anyone cleaned styli and cantilevers ultrasonically and, if so, with
>>>
>>>> what results?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Steve Smolian
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>