Blemishes on records / damaged vinyl - PLEASE READ!

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  1. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    I ordered records from dnbarena (juno), including Twisted Individual rmx ep an when it came to play em, there was a white smudge on one side of the record. It looks like tippex, an makes a ticking-noise when the needle runs over the area.

    Ive tried water - an its no good, i might have to send the record back, which means extra cash for postage!

    Has anyone else came across this with tunes they have bought?
    Can anyone suggest a cleaning fluid that wouldnt damage the record an remove the smudge?
     
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    moriaty Active Member

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    urm..if its actually tipex, you might as well use tipex thiner. Is a quite soft solution, so it wont damage the record. Otherwise, pure alcohol might do the job..and im pretty sure is ok for vinyl. Never tried it, but a mate of mine, whos an old vinyl collector, uses it for really expensive records with out breaking sweat, so it ll do.
    :thumbsup:
     
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    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    Boh - Cheers Gordo :thumbsup:
     
  4. Eska

    Eska android funkster

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    I've seen that on a couple of my records, but it doesn't affect the quality.

    But i have been getting some warped shipments as of late :finger2:
     
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    Affliction thought size didnt matter

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    Re: Re: Blemishes on records / damaged vinyl - PLEASE READ!

    yep defo (ethanol)... but dont dare try drinking it (i know what you were thinking), that shit it toxic and lethal :tehpepsi: :sick: :dynamite:

    another thing worth trying is lighter fluid...

    anyways, just had to give the public health warning about ethanol... cos i know what the average junglist is like... :eek:
     
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    Nah man..ive been drinking that shit for ages and its fine..

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Mowgli

    Mowgli BASS INVADERS CREW!

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    no shit the guys in avid records- oxford use mr muscle window cleaner on their records

    works a treat!
     
  9. technic1210

    technic1210 ''VINYL VINYL VINYL''

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    my advice mate send it back thats what i do make em pay the postage why should we pay 4 damaged goods!!!!!
     
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    Nutek movement junglist

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    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    5 year old threads FTL.
     
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    Why has a 5 year old thread been resurrected?

    I'm pretty sure that Jay sorted these records out years ago
     
  13. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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