35 Things Vinyl Collectors Love

I found this great compilation of things that collectors of vinyl just love

Hope you enjoy it 🙂

1 Finding the perfect record player for your room.

2. Getting an amazing set of speakers to really complete the experience.

Getting an amazing set of speakers to really complete the experience.

3. Randomly stumbling upon a sign like this and suddenly changing your plans for the next hour or two.

Randomly stumbling upon a sign like this and suddenly changing your plans for the next hour or two.

4. Supporting independent record stores.

5. Searching on eBay for deals on rare and out-of-print records.

Searching on eBay for deals on rare and out-of-print records.

6. Colored vinyl.

Colored vinyl.

7. When the vinyl color is matchy-matchy with the record sleeve.

36 Things Vinyl Collectors Love

8. Picture discs.

Picture discs.

9. White label singles.

10. Rare test pressings.

Rare test pressings.

11. 45 rpm singles.

45 rpm singles.

12. Especially soul 45s.

13. Crate digging.

Crate digging.

14. Flipping through records in a used bin and having no idea what the next thing you see will be.

36 Things Vinyl Collectors Love

15. A lot of wonderful albums can be found for just a dollar.

A lot of wonderful albums can be found for just a dollar.

16. Or hey, a 50-cent bin! You can really luck out by digging through these things.

Or hey, a 50-cent bin! You can really luck out by digging through these things.

17. Meeting someone cute while browsing through records. This really does happen; it’s not just in movies!

18. Those big plastic dividers in record stores, and the super-specific genre names the clerks write on them.

Those big plastic dividers in record stores, and the super-specific genre names the clerks write on them.

19. Finding truly bizarre old album covers.

20. Arranging albums in alphabetical order.

Arranging albums in alphabetical order.

21. A perfectly sequenced album side.

A perfectly sequenced album side.

23. Inheriting your family’s old records.

Inheriting your family's old records.

24. Separating stems and seeds from weed on gatefold sleeves.

Separating stems and seeds from weed on gatefold sleeves.

26. When new albums come with free download coupons.

When new albums come with free download coupons.

27. Framing album art.

Framing album art.

28. Being a DJ.

Being a DJ.

29. Record fairs.

Record fairs.

Especially the WFMU Record Fair!

31. 45 adapters, in all their forms.

45 adapters, in all their forms.

32. Those cute little boxes for 45s.

Those cute little boxes for 45s.

33. Just watching the record spin and being sorta amazed that you’re hearing music stored on tiny little grooves.

36 Things Vinyl Collectors Love

34. Having a huge wall of nothing but records.

Having a huge wall of nothing but records.

Living the dream!

35. And, of course, this feeling.

And, of course, this feeling.

Once again thanks for this great collection and credit to these guys
Dave