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Old 21st October 2010, 06:34 PM   #1
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Default how can i make/buy a 1-2" dia rubber surround?

basicalliy im trying to find a cheap driver with a 1-2" rubber surround, to cannablise for an experiment. either that or a way to make a surround in that sort of size.

anyone have ANY ideas?
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I know the bike inner tube idea has been thrown around a few times. You'd need a bike with a pretty small wheel if you wanted it easy.

Apart from that, some re-cone kits of car audio may have something you're after.
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Apart from that, some re-cone kits of car audio may have something you're after.

sounds like a place to start, any idea where i can find those? ive never seen any, so havent a clue
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unless.....maybe i could mail MA and see if i can get a couple of alpair 6 surrounds airmailed to me....and a couple of spiders....
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If you have access to a lathe (or a router and suitable bit), you can make one

Loudspeaker driver surrounds DIY
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http://www.audiofriends.nl/pdf/foamsurrounds.pdf
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