First RV is Nitty Gritty's environmentally friendly, propellant-free
pre-cleaner for vinyl records. Due to its high specific gravity and low surface
tension, First RV flows into the record grooves, dissolving mold-release
compounds and fingerprints, and reduces stylus friction and/or poor tracking.
(It also removes fingerprints from CDs and DVDs!)
1. Place the record on a clean, flat surface, or on the record support platter
of the Nitty Gritty cleaning system.
2. Apply First RV liberally to the applicator (sold separately). Immediately
brush the grooved section of the record, following the curvatures of the
3. Follow with a normal cleaning on your Nitty Gritty (or any other) wet/vac
NOTE: DO NOT put First RV in the pump, if you have a fluid injection system!
Vinyl pre-cleaner; must be applied with separate applicator.