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On 10/11/2020 5:52 PM, Mickey Clark wrote:
> Gary-Alcohol (99%) is safe to try on vinyl - but never on shellac-Mickey

If this is a one-pf-a-kind (instantaneous) recording, it's probably not 
vinyl; it mat be acetate. I wouldn't go near it with alcohol of any sort.

Yes, probably Irene is the safest bet.

Peace,
Paul

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> Mickey Clark
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> -----Original Message----- From: Gary A. Galo
> Sent: Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:14 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Plastic sleeves leeching
> 
> Our school has a couple of LPs that were stored in plastic inner sleeves 
> that leeched, leaving little balls of sticky gook on the vinyl surface. 
> Has anyone had any luck cleaning vinyl records with this problem?
> 
> Thanks,
> Gary
> 
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
> 
> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> Arnold Schoenberg
> 
> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> Igor Markevitch
> 
> "If you design an audio system based on the premise that nothing is 
> audible,
> on that system nothing will be audible."
> G. Galo

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