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I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.

75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.

What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?

There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.

If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.
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On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"
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I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.

75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.

What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?

There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.

If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


Most such concoctions used a little Kodak Photo Flo.
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On Jul 15, 8:34*am, Bret L wrote:
On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"

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I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


Most such concoctions used a little Kodak Photo Flo.


That's just a surfectant. The Dawn covers that.
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On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"
wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.

75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.

What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?

There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.

If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All).
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On Jul 15, 11:23*am, Boon wrote:
On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"

wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All).


Armor All would actually leave a coating? I'd never heard of that as
an LP cleaner before.


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On Jul 15, 11:26*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"
wrote:
On Jul 15, 11:23*am, Boon wrote:





On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn..


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All).


Armor All would actually leave a coating? I'd never heard of that as
an LP cleaner before.


No, I meant it as an example of a cleanser that could actually do
damage to plastics over a long period of time. But after the CD
cleaning debacle, I did hear of a few people using it on LPs.

I think I've heard something bad about Windex as well. I've been
looking online but can't find anything, though.
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On Jul 15, 12:52*pm, Boon wrote:
On Jul 15, 11:26*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"





wrote:
On Jul 15, 11:23*am, Boon wrote:


On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All)..


Armor All would actually leave a coating? I'd never heard of that as
an LP cleaner before.


No, I meant it as an example of a cleanser that could actually do
damage to plastics over a long period of time. But after the CD
cleaning debacle, I did hear of a few people using it on LPs.

I think I've heard something bad about Windex as well. I've been
looking online but can't find anything, though.


It may be that ammonia uses heat to clean and that could lead to
record damage, as probably also would bleach.

The thing is to get it off the LP ASAP with the solution and VPI 16.5.
If it's not on the LP it cannot create any damage. It's also a one-
time use to remove fingerprints.
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On Jul 15, 7:35*pm, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"
wrote:
On Jul 15, 12:52*pm, Boon wrote:





On Jul 15, 11:26*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
On Jul 15, 11:23*am, Boon wrote:


On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All).


Armor All would actually leave a coating? I'd never heard of that as
an LP cleaner before.


No, I meant it as an example of a cleanser that could actually do
damage to plastics over a long period of time. But after the CD
cleaning debacle, I did hear of a few people using it on LPs.


I think I've heard something bad about Windex as well. I've been
looking online but can't find anything, though.


It may be that ammonia uses heat to clean and that could lead to
record damage, as probably also would bleach.

The thing is to get it off the LP ASAP with the solution and VPI 16.5.
If it's not on the LP it cannot create any damage. It's also a one-
time use to remove fingerprints.


After researching a bit on the Internet, I've found that quite a few
people use Windex with no ill effects. So carry on, sir.

I'll keep using the pro stuff only because I have gallons of it lying
around.
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On Jul 15, 10:44*pm, Boon wrote:
On Jul 15, 7:35*pm, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"





wrote:
On Jul 15, 12:52*pm, Boon wrote:


On Jul 15, 11:26*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
On Jul 15, 11:23*am, Boon wrote:


On Jul 15, 12:54*am, "Shhhh!!!! I'm Listening to Reason!"


wrote:
I just whipped up a batch of fluid for my VPI 16.5.


75% distilled water, 25% isopropyl alcohol (91%), seven drops of Dawn.


What other home-brews are out there, or favored commercial products?


There's an old wives tale our there about not using Windex, but I find
it removes fingerprints and if washed immediately with the above does
not seems to damage anything.


If a record is really dirty I use windex and a soft, lint-free cloth,
then immediately spray a bit of the above solution on the LP and
gently work it in with a brush, then use the VPI.


In regards to Windex...be careful. Many cleaners do a great job on
vinyl initially but cause long term damage over time (i.e. Armor All).


Armor All would actually leave a coating? I'd never heard of that as
an LP cleaner before.


No, I meant it as an example of a cleanser that could actually do
damage to plastics over a long period of time. But after the CD
cleaning debacle, I did hear of a few people using it on LPs.


I think I've heard something bad about Windex as well. I've been
looking online but can't find anything, though.


It may be that ammonia uses heat to clean and that could lead to
record damage, as probably also would bleach.


The thing is to get it off the LP ASAP with the solution and VPI 16.5.
If it's not on the LP it cannot create any damage. It's also a one-
time use to remove fingerprints.


After researching a bit on the Internet, I've found that quite a few
people use Windex with no ill effects. So carry on, sir.

I'll keep using the pro stuff only because I have gallons of it lying
around.


You'll use the "we think" stuff because you're a sheeple.

What a moron. LoL.
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