Clean the Stylus First Before You Replace It

Learning how to clean record stylus is probably the most important thing you can do if you’re a big time fan of playing vinyl discs. I’m a huge, old school vinyl fan and even I didn’t think about cleaning my stylus. Thinking back on it, I’ll bet I’ve spent a bundle of money on just replacing this part than thinking about cleaning it. That’s very stupid and quite costly. I can say that I spent a lot of time cleaning my records. I would wipe them down regularly and spent a lot of time learning how to do that correctly.

What I didn’t do is worry about the stylus unless it was obvious there was a problem.  Continue reading