A box of Mr Clean Magic Eraser. I am not joking. Search the archives.
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Get the Fremer Turntable setup DVD. Get a digital VTF gauge for 79 from Music Direct. Setup is everything. Good brush and cleaner is essential--I am using the spin clean now which is a good low cost entry for someone with a few records. The magic eraser is a great stylus cleaner for sure. And then put your efforts into finding the best vinyl you can. Enjoy!
My collection has collected a great deal of dust which a good static brush should resolve. However, it seems as though more emphasis is put on cleaning than I had expected. My collection is in remarkable condition given that these records are about 60 years old. Many of them look as if they've never been played, all the more reason to take good care of them.
Brf is exactly right, the grooves of your 60-70 y.o. records are caked with all sorts of historical grunge. You need to make a plan as to the best way to clean them before you get to enjoy them. Playing them as is, even though they may appear clean to the eye, will certainly degrade the records and probably damage your cartridge. They are not making 70 year old recordes anymore so treat them kindly.