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Whew! They're not warped!

Posted: 28 Nov 2019 05:51
by akak01000101
I pulled out a set of records from storage in my garage where in the last 25 years it was hitting 120 degrees throughout the summer months. I thought for sure they would be warped and ruined, but I had them packed real tight in the milk crates. To my surprise not a single one was ruined. The covers were full of dust and I had to clean each and every cover and record, and they still sound fantastic!
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Re: Whew! They're not warped!

Posted: 28 Nov 2019 07:20
by mvno_subscriber
^^ This so much is why I love go dumpster diving. It's incredible how much abuse, rain, snow and sunshine records can be exposed to and still, 20-50-70--100(!) years later, be picked up by chance and sound AMAZING after a good clean.

Congrats with your find! You have to be in nostalgia heaven by now :)

Re: Whew! They're not warped!

Posted: 29 Nov 2019 07:13
by vinyl master
Just a thought, but if you want to do the milk crate thing and still stack them, I found these, which may fit the records a little better...

https://www.milkcrates1.com/products/sp ... yl-records

https://www.amazon.com/Farmplast-LLC-Su ... 037&sr=8-6

Re: Whew! They're not warped!

Posted: 05 Dec 2019 16:33
by PioneerFan
Maybe I am slightly confused, but, why would they be warped? They were certainly stored upright, not flat.