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Offline Meddle

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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #90 on: May 02, 2016, 08:51:32 PM »
I use Magic eraser to clean my stylus. Works great.
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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #91 on: May 02, 2016, 09:11:46 PM »
It works well for caked on crud, don't drag, just dip. 
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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #92 on: August 26, 2016, 12:35:57 PM »
I managed to find the magic eraser after looking for it every time I went to checkers/PnP but found mine at Game by the mops. It works like a champ!

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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #93 on: January 13, 2017, 06:43:12 PM »
Hi all
can you clean your records with only a mixture of
distilled water/isopropyl alcohol or must you add
a wetting agent as well
what are the pros and cons
many thanks

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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #94 on: January 13, 2017, 06:59:28 PM »
You can, but it is a pain in the harris because the vinyl is naturally hydrophobic so it will not easily get into the grooves.  A surfactant (wetting agent) allows the liquid to get into the grooves. IPA reduces the surface tension somewhat but you would need to add more and therein lies the problem.  Kleen Green is available easily and some swear by it.  Just a couple of drops in half a litre of IPA/Water works wonders and is better than sunlight etc.
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Re: Cleaning vinyl
« Reply #95 on: January 13, 2017, 07:05:06 PM »
Will get some Kleen Green
to add to the mixture
thanks