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janbb 7th November 2012 11:33 AM

Repair speaker
 
I have some slight damage to the speakers and I need advice thus given speaker without damage to undo, no set speaker only drivers

Mooly 7th November 2012 11:35 AM

More info needed...

Maybe a picture of the damage you are trying to repair :)

janbb 7th November 2012 04:53 PM

3 Attachment(s)
there are
photo

picowallspeaker 7th November 2012 05:36 PM

What a pity !
the ogival plug I don't care, but the rip is scary!
I don't know if glue would suffice, if the structure is damaged (fragile)
there will happen some nasty resonances that will be audible.
Try some glue ...

janbb 7th November 2012 05:39 PM

I own original intact membrane but I need it to outbid

picowallspeaker 7th November 2012 05:56 PM

If you know how to remove the original glue
And do the rest of the job ( voice coil former , the wires , centering , glue it
to the spider ,then the external suspension )
Here , a professional worker takes 40$ per hour :)

janbb 7th November 2012 06:01 PM

how to remove glue? acetone?

Mooly 7th November 2012 06:04 PM

They look a bit like the Kevlar midrange drivers in my B&W's. There's very little cone movement on a mid so you might get away with patching the rip. Its not my field of expertise but I would perhaps be looking at some fabric "pasted" over it using something tough but slightly flexible to glue it. Polyurethane varnish maybe ?

janbb 7th November 2012 06:08 PM

So are the speakers bowers

Mooly 7th November 2012 06:19 PM

The yellow woven cone looks very similar.
Bowers & Wilkins - Kevlar

http://www.hifiportal.co.uk/Articles...r%20design.pdf


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