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Old 8th April 2005, 06:31 PM   #1
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Hi people.

I have this record that I bought its mint looking but seems to be full of static. It has those silly sleeves with the plastic on the inside and it crackles like a bugger. Without buying a milty zerostat or other bizare equipment is there any way I can remove the static build up ?
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Old 8th April 2005, 06:34 PM   #2
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Have it washed. Static charge will be gone for a long time
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Old 8th April 2005, 06:59 PM   #3
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And be prepared for the bad news that much of that "static" isn't actually static but damaged vinyl. But a good cleaning will work wonders and get you the best that the disc can give.
"You tell me whar a man gits his corn pone, en I'll tell you what his 'pinions is."
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Old 8th April 2005, 08:22 PM   #4
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The standard carbon brushes often have a metal body this is done so that some static can be drained.
If you can see the speaker cone's not hifi.
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