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Cleaning LP records

Wharfedale Diamond 11.2 Speakers

soulforged

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Hi, if you search the forum, you'd find multiple answers. Here is a quick recipe -

  • Distilled water
  • Pure isopropyl alcohol (not the usual 'rubbing alcohol' you get at the chemist's)
  • Kodak photoflo

  • Mix the distilled water and alcohol in 80:20 proportion. Add 2-3 drops of Kodak photoflo (it will act as a surfactant).
  • Spray/apply on the record and leave it for a few minutes.
  • Scrub with a cleaning brush or a lint-free cloth in circular motion.
  • Rinse thoroughly with distilled water
  • Let the disc dry before you play

PS: shake well before use ;)
 

wlg

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To clean records, first wash with mild detergent then dry with a soft cotton cloth
best and cheapest way
 
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