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Old 21st July 2003, 07:22 PM   #1
Al Garay is offline Al Garay
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Default Help: Soft dome tweeter pushed in

We finished a couple of birthday parties for my 6 year old daughter. I checked one of my Eton 19SD tweeters had it's dome pushed in. Any tips on how to pull the dome back out?

Does having the dome pushed in affect the sound?

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Old 21st July 2003, 07:26 PM   #2
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I used to use a piece of tape to grab onto them and pull them back out.
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Old 21st July 2003, 07:31 PM   #3
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Good idea. I'll try painter's blue tape.
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Old 21st July 2003, 07:48 PM   #4
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yeah that is what i use. ALso a little piece of tape on a pencil too works.
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Old 21st July 2003, 08:04 PM   #5
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Hi,

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Does having the dome pushed in affect the sound?
Oh, yes it does.

Is this a softdome, textile type of tweetie or a metal dome?

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Old 21st July 2003, 08:06 PM   #6
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i used a hoover once ok it was a kenmore
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THAT IS IT i'm telling your kenmore you called it a HOOVER.. it is never going to work for you again..
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Help: Soft dome tweeter pushed in
if its a cloth soft dome, use a pin -- just bend the pointy end a tiny bit to make a bit of a hook. if it's a plastic dome you can also use a rolled up piece of cardboard to fashion a tube and a little suction will pull the dome back!

my oldest son pushed a small "teddy bear" through the port of the first set of reflex speakers I built with KEF B139's -- when I took them apart I found all sorts of kiddie crud --- a zwieback toast, a teething ring, and those mechanical robots which used to be called "transformers" ... it all comes with parenting ... further, he also wrecked the differential of my first Mercedes when he learned to drive.
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Kids that what we are good for : O )
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Old 21st July 2003, 08:13 PM   #10
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The Eton 19SD has as soft silk dome... the rest is aluminum.

I have a central vacuum with a 5hp motor. I'll try the tape first.

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