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Help,

Before i start to bake some vynal cakes in the oven, does anyone have a half reliable method for taking warps out of records? :thumbsup:

Try Ironing them with a steam Iron between teetowels

Jon Buck

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Sit it down..then ask if he/she feels sure about the direction they are taking........i know this isn't relative to the thread.....but i feel it helps me.

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If its not too rare and you feel confident, microwave for between 10 & 15 seconds, then place on a flat surface and cover with a pile of albums or books, leave it for at least a few hours.

I just did the same with my spare but slightly warped copy of Gerri Diamond 'Only You' and the warp is barely recognisable now!

Dont overcook it, the label will peel!

cheers

Paul

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Sit it down..then ask if he/she feels sure about the direction they are taking........i know this isn't relative to the thread.....but i feel it helps me.

Yes mate, but they're talking about minor warps :thumbsup:

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If its not too rare and you feel confident, microwave for between 10 & 15 seconds, then place on a flat surface and cover with a pile of albums or books, leave it for at least a few hours.

I just did the same with my spare but slightly warped copy of Gerri Diamond 'Only You' and the warp is barely recognisable now!

Dont overcook it, the label will peel!

cheers

Paul

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would this work when a record has more of 'bubble' than a warp....my joe jama is otherwise mint but i'm shit scared of wrecking it...the bubble is near the intro and causes it to jump even when there is a bit more weight on the needle...

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Allright peeps, I've gone and done it! I offered one of the wife's singles to the cause and I've just put it under a pile of books after the microwave treatement. This better work or I'm dead. Watch this space...

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would this work when a record has more of 'bubble' than a warp....my joe jama is otherwise mint but i'm shit scared of wrecking it...the bubble is near the intro and causes it to jump even when there is a bit more weight on the needle...

:thumbsup:

surely if it's jumping then to have to try something .....

my alice clark album has a storage warp i could do with removing

Davie

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Well, after tests...my advice is this:

If your record is warped a little then leave it.

If its warped a lot...then buy a new one.

Now we know...and I need to hide from the wife :thumbsup:

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Dead cert as follows.... put disc between 2 pieces of 10" x 10" x 8mm thk plexi glass or polycarbonate. Clamp edges using wooden battons. Stick out in sun for a couple of hours. Bring in leave clamped, and allow to cool right down slowly.... Presto, good as new, this will take out serious warps most of the time

Ahhh but remember Andy we live in the UK, sun and good weather is often hard to find, moreso in the wee highlands of bonny Scotland where fiends like the Gasher put up with warped record cos they're too bloloody tight to but flat ones :thumbsup:

By the way PM me about the Universals, had no luck elsewhere :unsure:

Mark

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EASY NOW..

DID YOU KNOW COPPER WIRE WAS INVENTED BY TWO ABERDONIANS FIGHTING OVER A PENNY??

WHEN I DROP A COIN I BEND DOWN TO PICK IT UP AGAIN

SO FAST IT HITS ME ON THE BACK OF THE HEAD.

THE GASHER..TIGHT AS A DUCKS ARSE

BUT AS MOIST AS AN OTTERS POCKET.

WARPED ONES ARE MORE FUN..

Edited by The Gasher

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If it's a northern soul 'r&b' record, a house brick dropped from about 10 feet should sort it. :thumbsup:

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bakes @ 60 faren. for 4 hours to correct any warp

sold only in Japan around $900

if anyone needs an important record fixed i can provide contact for very trusted dealer

cheers,

Tenyu

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Dead cert as follows.... put disc between 2 pieces of 10" x 10" x 8mm thk plexi glass or polycarbonate. Clamp edges using wooden battons. Stick out in sun for a couple of hours. Bring in leave clamped, and allow to cool right down slowly.... Presto, good as new, this will take out serious warps most of the time

Alternativly you could purchase a flat hot plate from a Brewing shop and place the Record between the glass onto the hot plate. My dad used to have one for keeping his demijons warm...... :thumbsup:

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Try Ironing them with a steam Iron between teetowels

Jon Buck

excellent idea...................my Athens Rogues is now F+++++d, my fault I know,

is the 2 bits of poly the next best then or do I try and micro it ?

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Well, after tests...my advice is this:

If your record is warped a little then leave it.

If its warped a lot...then buy a new one.

Now we know...and I need to hide from the wife ph34r.gif

So are you going to fill us in on what you did and what exactly the result was??! :unsure:

Rich

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Dont do any, if they play OK leave them if they dont well your fucked :unsure:

I tried the glass trick in the conservetry with alot of weight on them, did f**k all.

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I placed a sue ep between two bits of cardboard and then put it over night in my trouser press...I can now play the inner tracks on both sides...the first tracks on both sides are still unplayable :angry:

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I placed a sue ep between two bits of cardboard and then put it over night in my trouser press...I can now play the inner tracks on both sides...the first tracks on both sides are still unplayable :angry:

You're just showing off cos you've got a trouser press :unsure:

QoF xx

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bakes @ 60 faren. for 4 hours to correct any warp

sold only in Japan around $900

if anyone needs an important record fixed i can provide contact for very trusted dealer

cheers,

Tenyu

Hello Tenyu; please email me at mikevague@hotmail.com; I would like to purchase this machine, if possible! Thanks. whistling.gif

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