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Old 8th October 2007, 07:23 AM   #1
Shae is offline Shae  Australia
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Default Basic ML TQWT Questions

Thanks to this forum my TQWT project is coming along very nicely. All the advice I have received on driver and timber selection has been incredibly helpful for someone as new to this as I am! So here are some further newbie questions -

For connecting the FE167E driver to the speaker terminals I'm thinking of using this product -

will this work well as a hook up wire? am I way off?

likewise for damping I am planning on using this stuff -

good idea? Since I really have no experience in speaker building, even the most basic advice will be helpful! thanks a lot!
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Old 8th October 2007, 08:14 AM   #2
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Originally posted by Shae
For connecting the FE167E driver to the speaker terminals I'm thinking of using this product
Silver wire has its adherents (as does cryo). My experiences with silver speaker wire so far have not been all that positive... for your 1st build i'd just use 2 strands of solid core Cat 5. If you "upgrade" later you will at least have a reference.

likewise for damping I am planning on using this stuff
ouch... paying $20 for 125g of sheeps wool in Australia (aren't there more sheep than people?).

Polyfluff is fine, doesn't get eaten by moths and stays where you put it. Ans costs a lot less.

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