Instead of scrubbing why not get a Hand held Steam cleaner which will oviod scrubbing and do a better job..You can still use your RCM either before or after steam cleaning if you feel the need........I have found that Stean cleaning ( at least for me ) has eliminated any other form of cleaning.........
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I have had my 16.5 mounted on a printer stand for years and it works great. What I did is take the rollout printer table and mount the 16.5 on it held in place with graveti and a peice of masonite that I drilled 4 holes to accomadate the feet of the 16.5 This keeps the 16.5 from moving as I move the stand. I use the keyboard (also rollout) drawer to hold my Record guard mat that I scrub on. Although truth be spoken I do most of my scrubbing on the VPI platter as VPI has indicated that it built to take that pressure. But the stand I bought at OakExpress for about 100.00. I really like this setup as I just sit there and pull out the 16.5 and go to work when I cleans stack of LPS.
Do you want 'furniture', or 'utility'? What's your budget? I assume you'll want it at least table height (28") up to counter height (36"). The casters will probably need to lock, since it sounds like you do some vigorous scrubbing.
IKEA has several different kitchen work centers such as this, and this that may serve your needs.
Home Depot has a Rubbermaid product here that is more industrial, and doesn't seem to have locking casters, but gives you an idea.
Of course, you could add casters to any table to provide mobility. Sometimes, when you're looking for something absolutely specific to your needs, you need to think outside the box, and be prepared for some DIY. But hey, that's all part of the 'fun'. Right? (-:
I like the FÖRHÖJA model. Definitely a contender. Not sure the spacing of the shelves is right, but it even allows for storage of "to be cleaned" records. I'd say you set the bar pretty high for less than $100. I'm not afraid to go higher, but obviously something more expensive will have to deliver something worthwhile. Thanks for taking out the time to reply. You get 10 free record cleanings.
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I used two of the record rack modules, a table top and a dolly base. You could have two racks of records and put the VPI on top.
As for steaming, I use it on really dirty LP's before I clean with my Disc Doctor fluid and brushes or on my VPI 17. I've never had a problem with "melting LP's and ruined labels."