ogre downstairs -- behold the crap edition! (lengthy, and spoily)
crachelwright at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 16 07:55:12 EDT 2002
--- christian nutt <ferricide at hotmail.com> wrote: > >
"I wonder you can hear these," he said. "They're
> coated with dust. Hasn't
> anyone ever told you to keep LP's clean? You're
> ruining them and your
> stylus." here caspar says he's lost his 'cleaner'.
> "You can borrow mine, if
> you're careful with it. I've got one of those
> attachments now. Thanks,
> anyway. I'd better go and give these a clean."
> for what it's worth, since i started on tapes as a
> kid, save for when i was
> really tiny -- i was born in 1977 -- i have no clue
> about anything decent
> when it comes to turntables. so "one of those
> attachments" is meaningless to
> me, except to assume it automatically cleans records
> as they play, or
> something. =)
As you supposed, it is something that cleans as you
play the record - not hard to figure out at all, so a
big fat chiz to Macmillan! My father has one on his
70s turntable - it's attached to the head of the
needle arm, and is a small roller which dusts up after
IIRC it's 'discotheque' in the UK version (the Puffin
pb) - I remember thinking how funny and out-of-date it
sounded (I too was born in 77).
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