You're welcome, always happy to help a fellow junkie :)
Here's a link to one of the best articles on record and stylus wear that I've found. It was written in 1952!
Look pretty easy! Funnily enough my ska 7" are my only real treasured items in the "collection".
Don’t use cheap pva!!!
Now you're going to say I need audiophile PVA :-(
There is an audiophile version! Michael Fremer tested it somewhat unsuccessfully.
Do use cheap pva! Or rather, use the kids PVA.
the stuff i used didn't peel off in one go and was an absolute pain in the ass. i still have a big bottle somewhere if anyone wants it...
Another link to some vinyl junkie related stuff. A meandering interview with Chad Kassem who runs Acoustic Sounds. Answering a lot of questions about the record pressing business.
When I've done it before, I think I've used stuff from The Works. The washable, non-toxic stuff. More glue is better, for peelability. As long as you leave it to dry for long enough.
A mate did it with wood glue once! Luckily it wasn't one if his raers, of which he has some very £££.
Ha, reminds me of the mate who sprayed the insides of his lovely new vintage hi-fi amplifier with WD40 and was then surprised when it went up in flames... I laughed about that one for weeks...
Yikes! Stupidest I've been with hi-fi equipment was taking an old amp apart with it still turned on (I forgot it was plugged in). It had a piggy-back power supply, which I took a tasty jolt from.
Not sure what you mean?!?
Most vinyl junkies know Acoustic Sounds (store), Analogue Productions (label), QRP (Pressing plant). IMO they are better quality than MOFI despite being slightly less well known outside of that world.
There are 2 interviews where he covers in depth the process of high quality pressing, the tribulations and the story behind his ownership of the company. He's been in the business since the advent of CD's.
I was just joking about the pleonastic name.
I'm in a very literal mood, got there eventually though. If you listen to the interview it gives you an idea about the man behind the name. Somehow he has found himself running this 100 employee company out of his vinyl habit.
I’ve listed some vinyl for sale in the classifieds.
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