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Old 24th August 2012, 11:19 PM   #1
lpd is offline lpd  Canada
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I'm curious how difficult it is to fabricate a set of dust panels for Quad ESL57 speakers? I have an opportunity to pick up a pair with frames but no dust panels.

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Old 25th August 2012, 08:09 AM   #2
owenhamburg is offline owenhamburg  Germany
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Quad sell them as spare parts, as prefabricated frames with the thin plastic of the dust cover attached (Or used to) and since they are just a wood frame and some plastic they are cheap.

You need a very hot air source to shrink the plastic so its taught. You could probably make your own for less.
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Old 26th August 2012, 07:06 AM   #3
arend-jan is offline arend-jan  Netherlands
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If the dust covers are missing from the panels then there is a good chance of other trouble. I would not buy it unless it's really really cheap.
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