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The 7 Essentials of Vinyl Record Care

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The 7 Essentials of Vinyl Record Care

You’ve just received your first vinyl purchase in the mail. With adrenaline pumping through your blood, you open the package carefully, making sure not to damage the jacket. But like any good love affair, your care and compassion doesn’t end there. You soon discover the ins and outs of caring for vinyl go far beyond making sure not to crack the plastic. If you want your vinyl to literally last a lifetime, then consider the following 7 expert tips. Whenever possible, use lint-free, white clean gloves when touching vinyl Vinyl is extremely sensitive. If you aren’t careful you could easily...

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7 Sins of Vinyl Record Care

Posted by Josh Dolin on

7 Sins of Vinyl Record Care

Vinyl lovers undoubtedly cherish all the vinyl in their record collection. However, some people unknowingly damage their vinyl because of ignorance. Today, we’re taking a look at the 7 sins of vinyl record care and how you can avoid them. Stacking Records Even if your records are wearing their jackets, never, ever stack them on top of one another. It can cause warping, cracking and permanent damage to your vinyl. Cleaning them with a t-shirt Regardless of how soft you think a shirt or towel may be, vinyl records are sensitive. Using the wrong cloth simply moves dirt across the...

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7 TIPS FOR GETTING THE BEST SOUND FROM YOUR VINYL

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7 TIPS FOR GETTING THE BEST SOUND FROM YOUR VINYL

Not getting the best sound out of your vinyl records? Then it’s time to make some improvements. Liberate your vinyl from all the dirt, dust, mold and fingerprints it has gathered from over the years, and give your equipment an upgrade. Here are 7 tips and products that will help you get the best sound from your records. Music Hall Mat For vinyl collectors, a music hall mat may be just the thing needed to improve sound. It’s a thin, lightweight cork circular matt, dotted with 12 isolated discs that are slightly elevated and support long playing. The cork material produces clearer sound...

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