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Help! Cleaned vintage Ludwig white cortex wrap and now it looks different


I was doing some maintenance on my 1977 Ludwig kit with white cortex wrap, and all I did was wipe the wrap with an only very slightly damp paper towel and now the wrap has sort of a cloudy look to it, almost like the texture of paper when you hold it up to a light. Before it looked like solid white plastic. luckily I stopped when I noticed, but the same thing happened with both lightly soapy water and just plain water. I don't know what I did wrong, I watched multiple videos on cleaning drums and that's what they recommended. Is it somehow stained or did the water seep into the plastic somehow? I am really confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Posted on 1 year ago
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Please post some detailed pictures so that we can take a look at exactly what you are trying to describe.

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Posted on 1 year ago
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As O-Lugs mentioned, please post pics...It`s hard to believe that ordinary soap and water would do that to the wrap...


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