dannybgoode

Should you repair album sleeves?

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Never quite sure about this. I am slowly working through my record collection - much of inherited from my dad - to decide what to keep and what to move on. 

Some of the sleeves are a little worse for wear and have come apart at the seams and the odd box set has a broken lid. 

Should I repair these or am I better leaving them as is? 

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I have more than a few records where the glue has gone on the seams, but up to now I've been too lazy. As vinyl is my only real medium I need to pay more attention to it.

I vow to repair those records that can easily be repaired.

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I repair the sleeves where the glue has dried out because it gets on my nerves putting records back into awkward sleeves. A bit of double sided sticky tape sorts it.

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Yep Pritt Stick 

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Never quite sure about this. I am slowly working through my record collection - much of inherited from my dad - to decide what to keep and what to move on. 
Some of the sleeves are a little worse for wear and have come apart at the seams and the odd box set has a broken lid. 
Should I repair these or am I better leaving them as is? 

I’ve not read the thread .. sorry, I don’t play sleeves , so not that bothered , it’s just music for me


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Pritt isn't always that strong.

For paper or card, 'school glue', which is basically weak PVA. Need to leave it to completely dry though, as it has a habit of getting where it's not wanted.

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