That's funny. I just reread that myself and wondered why I used that abbreviation.   For the record, I do avoid (actual) IPA.  Too hoppy for my tastes.   Now don't go asking why I avoid using IPA for  records!

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IPA? You wash them in beer? That was just my first thought. Isopropyl Alcohol is abbreviated IPA? First I heard that.

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so much for the googlenet.
Lou Judson
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> On Jul 3, 2019, at 12:12 PM, Karl E. Fitzke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've been warned off of IPA in the past, being told it could prematurely dry out rollers.  Not hard to imagine if used a lot.  It is valuable to hear you've had success at your rate of use, Shai.