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LP Cleaning...with Wood Glue

Whoa... woulda never believed it, but the theory and accompanying video definitely seems to work.

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As an accomplished woodsmith, you've got to love this technique.

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True- but I also know that that stuff ain't cheap and I'm not so sure it's as cost effective as they are saying it is.

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For the occasional "barn find" out-of-print gem that is truly filthy it might mitigate some of the abrasiveness of pad and solution cleaning. Deeply embedded mold and grunge is difficult to scrub away. But it certainly wouldn't be a routine I could live with.

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I got the same link from someone, came here to see if it was being discussed yet. Anyway, I was *way* skeptical (green sharpie on CDs anyone?), but the video was very intriguing. I would love to find out if someone had tried this yet, or if one of the resident experts could poke some holes into the technique.

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I got the same link from someone, came here to see if it was being discussed yet. Anyway, I was *way* skeptical (green sharpie on CDs anyone?), but the video was very intriguing. I would love to find out if someone had tried this yet, or if one of the resident experts could poke some holes into the technique.

Someone is skeptical of green sharpies on a CD? Would you be less skeptical of purple sharpies on a CD? How about purple sharpies on an LP? I'm guessing you'd be skeptical.

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True- but I also know that that stuff ain't cheap and I'm not so sure it's as cost effective as they are saying it is.

Well, Titebond II ain't exactly cheap. But you should be able to use most any PVA glue which can be had rather inexpensively.

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Whoa... woulda never believed it, but the theory and accompanying video definitely seems to work.

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Actually not too far off from the method that Reg Williamson used in Audio Amateur nearly 30 years ago. They still sell the kit (which might be more economical, depending on the cost of your wood glue):
Old Colony Sound Labs

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