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Old 19th November 2009, 09:17 AM   #21
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Some translation may be required (assuming the
lingo is the same across India) -

T-Nut - the local shop calls it a Tiger nut
Threaded insert - they call it a D-type nut

If you want 6mm ones, PM me and I'll mail them out to you.
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Old 19th November 2009, 10:32 AM   #22
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haha
thanks quadtech that what i really needed. its tough for me to explain what i want because they know everything by some other name...
will check at the shop today and if i don't find it will ask you to mail them to me. thanks again
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Old 19th November 2009, 01:12 PM   #23
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i Managed to find only 6mm T threaded inserts ..will go with these i suppose.
quadtech, what did you use as a gasket between the driver and the front baffle?

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Old 19th November 2009, 02:49 PM   #24
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My drivers were new in the box, and a adhesive-backed
closed cell foam gasket was included in the box.

Check around with car audio guys if they sell
speaker gasketing tape. Looks like this -

Amazon.com: Speaker Gasketing Tape 1/8" x 1/2" x 50 ft. Roll: Electronics

Worst case, you can probably make a gasket out of
the white closed cell foam cloth which most
electronic gadgets are packaged with (LCD monitor/TV, for ex).
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Old 19th November 2009, 07:12 PM   #25
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How wide was the sticky gasket -- or was it a strip?

Here i get FE167 and FE207 with really nice special made gaskets. FE166 & FE206 come with a thin strip of weather seal (draught exclusion tape). I always substitue a wider tape of the same sort. I use neoprene (black) closed cel faom tape used by the building indutry to seal the openings of doors & windows... here mostly to keep the heat in on cold days, but equally usful keeping the heat out in places where it gets hot.

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Homedepot.ca - Search - foam - Building Supplies,Indoor Living,Outdoor Living,Tools & Hardware,Value Centre,LePage,TAGO,TUNDRA,MONO,GE Silicone,Goop,Nailtite

I note that Home Despot calls it foam tape... as per mymindinsides's earlier post, maybe we should start a wiki page with the various names that are used to describe the same thing, to make it easier for people to hunt things down.

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Old 19th November 2009, 07:36 PM   #26
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My drivers came with a really thin gasket, i think it was 3mm wide.
dont think that is good enough..will look around for something
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Yes that is the factory gasket. I still haven't found a good use for them.

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Old 19th November 2009, 09:15 PM   #28
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Dave the idea of a wiki multi-name multi-regional dictionary for the same things would be great! and would become a reference for diyers worldwide
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Old 20th November 2009, 05:48 AM   #29
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going off to work on the speakers...
just wanted a word on the internal wiring. should i us cat5e or regular speaker cable...
thanks guys
EDIT: did some deep searching...think ill go with cat5

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...think ill go with cat5
That would be my choice.

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