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Forum topic by Blackie_ posted 07-19-2014 09:20 PM 1136 views 0 times favorited 21 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Blackie_

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07-19-2014 09:20 PM

Using Titebond to clean a record, how many of you have ever heard or tried this?

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madts

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 10:07 PM

If that is true, then a boon too mankind. Lots of old LP’s as new again. I will try it.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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Tooch

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 10:13 PM

thats crazy…. definitely worth trying, but on an old/bad record first!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 07-19-2014 10:16 PM

Wow what a difference!

Also, I wonder if you put the glue disc on the turntable and play it, will you hear the music BACKWARDS???

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 10:52 PM

I was thinking the same thing as Joe! :) Way cool!

Sheila

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 11:28 PM

I just sand mine with 600 grit.

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#6 posted 07-19-2014 11:36 PM

Just turn it upside down Joe…. LOL.. and, Randy….........how’d you find out about this trick.. Did u try to play the glue?? I’ll bet it would play backwards… hahahahaha. That made a significant improvement to how it sounded for sure….. but, that was a lotta glue too.

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#7 posted 07-19-2014 11:57 PM

Clever thinking! I never heard of anything like that before! But I do know that latex paint peels off my plastic Roller Paint Tray just like that when it dries. I guess somethings just don’t stick to vinyl or plastic.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 07-20-2014 12:39 AM

Amazing!! Who woulda thunk that??

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#9 posted 07-20-2014 12:53 AM

well i have a gallon in the shop, i bet he used maybe a 1/4 cup of glue for one album…going to try this myself, thanks randy….now i know what your going to be doing in your spare time….:)...its better then sniffing it.

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#10 posted 07-20-2014 01:11 AM

All my records are 30-40 years old but I’ll give a shot.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 07-20-2014 12:35 PM

I should try this on my 45’s.

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littlecope

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#12 posted 07-20-2014 12:47 PM

That’s an outrageously cool idea!
Don’t know if I’d try it on the old Victrola at 78 rpm though… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Gene Howe

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#13 posted 07-20-2014 01:17 PM

Hmmmm…..Bet super glue wouldn’t work.
I got no LPs sadly. Would it work on CDs? (-:

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 07-20-2014 03:10 PM

I’d sure want to make sure is fully dried. I can’t imagine trying to get glue residue off the needle itself.

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#15 posted 07-20-2014 04:47 PM

I have a Sony turntable with USB, connects direct to my computer. My earlier turntable came with incredible software for eliminating clicks and pops, same as the Sony. It’s the software that revived the vintage vinyl market; I can now buy an LP in less than stellar condition, and expect to hear it as if it was new.

wish I knew about the glue trick years ago! Sticky Fingers by the Rolling Stones comes to mind.

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