Warped Vinyls

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  1. cholden

    cholden Member

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    just wondering, how do vinyl's become warped, ive had loads of my tunes become warped and bendy over past month, left some out of cases, not sure if thats why? can anyone shed some light on this
     
  2. dj-dusty

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    if they are left in the sun, or near a radiator, try to keep em in a cool dry place
     
  3. Code:Red

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    well there made out of quite robust plastic..but there still melt if they get a bit warm!
     
  4. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    maybe not exactly why, but it certinaly doesn't help.
    keep 'em stacked up straight again'st a wall or in a box, and don't lay them on top of each other in a tower formation. ya na.
     
  5. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    Look how q Bert does it. He gets a glass table and anither on top with the vinyl in between. Then he puts it in the sun
     
  6. dizzzeejungle

    dizzzeejungle Junglist Down Under..

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    i put my warped vinyl under a big speaker in my room for a month or so and forgot about them, now they are all good !
     
  7. Nick-ep

    Nick-ep RudeFM/In-Reach

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    Could try the old hair dryer trick. Make sue you get 2 flat surfaces with the diameter bigger than a 12" vinyl.
    Heat the vinyl up, place in sleeve, sandwinch the vinyl between the 2 flat surfaces.

    Hey presto youv got an unwarped 12" ;)
     
  8. dose.bs1

    dose.bs1 THE DADDY

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    Ive loast £££ from leaving my vinyl on a window seal or rested against a radiator, sad times, but yeah heat is what I found does the damage
     
  9. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    made a nice ash tray out of a warped vinyl once....
     
  10. dose.bs1

    dose.bs1 THE DADDY

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    Shit i coulda made a load lol, good idea
     
  11. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    it was one of those glorious accidents ya know... vinyl warped itself into a bowl shape, all i had to do was bung up the middle hole (and in doing this i added a base i think?)

    not great when people leave straights smouldering away in them though... nasty smell, burnt ash tray and a shit tasting cig!
     
  12. DJ Hannibal

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    fill the centre whole with little bits selotape and it should feel a lot tighter and easier to use. i once paid like 40 odd quid to get a album shipped from the states and when it turned up every tune was warped! magic! but i just used selotape to fix it.