The photo actually misrepresents my tip of the week, but I couldn’t resist using it once I saw it. Many of you in restoring your own turntables may be faced with sticky residue from adhesives left on metal surfaces. (For example, someone having used a glue to adhere a dust bug to a Thorens metal plate.) I have found WD-40 to the best at removing that residue. It takes some elbow grease, but with a clean cotton cloth and judicious use of WD-40, you can remove many types of adhesive residue without harming the surface. As residue is transferred to the cloth, keep turning the cloth to a clean area. As always, be careful to keep the WD-40 off of the surfaces of the pulley and drive platter. And, always test in a small inconspicuous area, if possible.