What does NM mean on discogs?

What does NM mean on discogs?

nearly perfect record
A nearly perfect record. A NM or M- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. Many dealers won’t give a grade higher than this implying (perhaps correctly) that no record is ever truly perfect.

How do you tell if a vinyl is a bad pressing?

If wet cleaning doesn’t clear things up, you could have a bad pressing. Arguably, you can put some surface noise down as just the nature of the beast, but heavy surface noise on a new record is clearly unacceptable.

Should I keep a warped record?

It is safe to play warped records. They have no major effect on the stylus but sometimes the sound produced can be unpleasant. If the record is extremely warped then the stylus might skip across the grooves and damage your record further. Just because you CAN play a warped record doesn’t mean you should!

What does VG mean Discogs?

Very Good
Very Good (VG) – It’s seen a bit of life, but is still usable. Light pops and clicks, an edge split, light visible scratches. You can still listen to it and enjoy looking at it, but it is visually and audibly USED.

What is vg condition?

VG means Very Good. Marks and scuffs will be visible, the record should play very well. Possibly some pops or slight noise may be heard. Even at this grade, the record may play perfectly with no noise and/ or pops.

Is playing warped records bad?

Playing a warped record may damage the record further if the warp causes the stylus to skip. A skipping stylus can scratch the record grooves causing irreparable damage. So, if you want to protect your records, don’t play them when warped.

Can you flatten a warped record?

Preheat the oven to its lowest temperature setting. Put your vinyl & glass sandwich in the oven for 30 minutes. Turn the heat off. Let the record cool down to room temperature.

How do I complain to discogs?

ChrisEfterklang over 5 years ago

  1. Do not complain here on the forum, but get in touch with the seller.
  2. If you can’t come to an agreement (refund or something else) then get in touch with Discogs: https://support.discogs.com/en/support/tickets/

Does discogs do refunds?

Can Discogs Give Me A Refund? Discogs is not able to provide refunds for orders. Sellers are expected to work with buyers professionally and courteously to provide a solution in accordance with their Seller Terms and our Sales & Transactions Policy.

Is Discogs cheaper than eBay?

Sellers on Discogs enjoy unlimited listing on Discogs as there is no listing fee involved. The only fee which Discogs has is the selling fee which is applicable only when a product is sold. On the contrary, eBay features 200 fee listings per month exceeding which sellers are charged with a fee of $0.35 USD per listing.

Which is better mint or very good?

Mint Condition: When we say mint, we mean mint. No wear, like new out of the box. Excellent Condition: Very clean, might have some minor wear, dings, scratches, or finish cracks, but otherwise very close to new condition.

What does FN mean in comic book grading?

Comic Grading Tutorial

10 Point Grading Scale
5.0 VG/FN Very Good/Fine
4.5 VG+ Very Good+
4.0 VG Very Good
3.5 VG- Very Good-