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by Graeme
Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Groove Width On Old 45's
Replies: 5
Views: 604

RE: Groove Width On Old 45

Very early 45's had a groove dimension of 0.001" (one thousandth of an inch). Most cartridges today have an elliptical stylus of slightly smaller dimensions and that will tend to sit in the bottom of the groove of these early records. Your 78 stylus is really too big :) , so I suggest you try and ge...
by Graeme
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Do you think used records are dirty?
Replies: 7
Views: 609

RE: Do you think used records are dirty?

You might be surprised at the amount of muck you can get out of the grooves of a brand new record - never mind a used one.
by Graeme
Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Report Problems
Topic: Attn: moderator...daohuo is posting spam
Replies: 2
Views: 1595

RE: Attn: moderator...daohuo is posting spam

He's gone!
by Graeme
Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: eBay Related Questions
Topic: I hate this
Replies: 5
Views: 2239

RE: I hate this

Well, it's only 24 hours before you either get the money or not. I'd wait and see how the situation evolves. Although I (sort of) understand your reluctance to trade with zero bidders, just deleting them seems a little unfair - we all had to start somewhere. AIR, the first winning bid I ever made on...
by Graeme
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Transferring Vinyl to Digital Media
Topic: Cleaning records...newbie questions..
Replies: 5
Views: 2171

RE: Disc washer

I'd pretty much go with RidinTheWind 's advice. Nothing wrong with paint pads, I've been recommending them for years as a cheap alternative to more expensive options. You don't need the Dawn - and there seems to be a unnecessary amount of surfactant around. Also, you should definitely use distilled ...
by Graeme
Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Record Cover Gallery
Topic: Ice Cream Covers!
Replies: 6
Views: 1208

Hah - should have checked eBay first, much better picture here http://www.ebay.com/itm/THE-SOFTROCK-ic ... 1066261880

Wouldn't have thought it was worth 58 quid!!
by Graeme
Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Record Cover Gallery
Topic: Ice Cream Covers!
Replies: 6
Views: 1208

Here's one for you - not too many of these around ;) .

Sorry about the quality, quick shot with my camera in poor light.
by Graeme
Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Which ECM Original Viny Issues were Digitally Recorded?
Replies: 1
Views: 1747

RE: Which ECM Original Viny Issues were Digitally Recorded?

I can't answer the question specifically, but ECM was an early adopter of digital recording - starting in 1981 - so it's a fair bet that 1983 recordings were digital
by Graeme
Mon Oct 06, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Records
Topic: 1 inch Master Tapes
Replies: 3
Views: 474

RE: 1 inch Master Tapes

Are you sure these are masters? Masters were rarely produced on 1" tape and I think it more likely they are multitrack - anywhere between 4 and 16 tracks.
by Graeme
Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Ask Neal Umphred
Topic: One post right after another a problem?
Replies: 2
Views: 649

RE: One post right after another a problem?

That's normal. Not sure how long the delay time is, but it's quite short.

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