It's been a while since I've rapped at you...
DISCLAIMER: I am not a paid spokesperson for the microfiber cloth industry just
someone who was impressed with how well they clean records.
market guy was at his stall Saturday - normally he has someone run it
for him - and he told me how he cleans almost all of his records (not
for 78rpms or shellac). He has a spray bottle filled about an 1" or so
with alcohol and the rest with distilled water. He sprays the record
and uses a microfiber cloth to clean. Across the street was an auto
parts store so I bought a dozen small cloths and tried it. I was amazed
at how much dirt that cloth pulled out. It was a lot.
I was also
the first person to dig through two new crates of 45s. I pulled out a
lot of small Southern labels from Nashville, Texas, Alabama along with
the usual Stax, Chess, etc. There were a lot of gospel 45s in the
crates too. Good haul - picked up just shy of 100 - but no discount this time due to me popping the crates' cherries so they were a straight $0.50 a piece. He did throw in a mint picture sleeve for a Creedence 7" I have so that was cool. Here are few that I got.