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Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Thank you! 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Thanks! I have brushes, magic erasers, and various things. I read that the SAS styli just scoop up stuff and the tip now looks like it is inside a micro snow ball with the just the very tip of the diamond protruding. An ultrasonic jewelry cleaner ... 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Any thoughts on ultrasonic cleaners? My wife has one suitable for jewelry. There are also those Flux HiFi Sonic devices that purport to employ some not-so-ultra frequencies. 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Thanks, I'll add LP9 to my growing collection of stylus cleaning stuff, I appreciate it.As to what I use for cleaning, it's the humble Spin-Clean. I always use the prescribed amount of surfactant, not washing a record until it seems well distribut... 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Thanks, but no, it is clearly a buildup of some sort. The 2014 thread about this noted that vinyl shed from records looks like this and consists of short rods in shape. My listening tastes are not very mainstream. Some of the pressings I listen to... 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
OK, for everyone that offered practical ideas for a solution, thank you! I appreciate that. My problem is somewhere in the mechanical-chemical range and pragmatic ideas are welcome.For the various people that assumed that I don't clean my records,... 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
Thanks, I actually have a bottle of that exact stuff (at least it was 91% a couple of years ago, and I have used it regularly. Whatever is stuck on their seems impervious to alcohol, though, so I'm exploring other options. I appreciate your response. 
Build-up on stylus - any new cures?
OK, thanks. I just ordered the Audio-Technica AT-617a so that should do the trick. 
Diffuser or absorber behind listening position....and is it worth doing??
As an option to consider, Jeff Hedback is a designer who has created several hundred studios and also a large number of high end personal listening space designs. I've used several of his studio designs myself. Jeff basically works from his home, ...