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Old 18th August 2011, 09:08 AM   #1
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Default Heil Kithara bass driver repair

the bass driver of my beloved Heil Kithara has a problem.
As seen on the photo, the glue of the central "core" is partially taking off.
can anybody recommend an suitable glue for the repairment, or do I really need to buy a new driver ?

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gebi
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Old 18th August 2011, 09:20 AM   #2
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If you're confident, the thicker superglue works well, otherwise PVA wood glue will be fine. If you use PVA, just make sure you leave a small weight resting on the driver overnight whilst it sets up. I use a 24mm socket from a spanner set.
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Old 25th August 2011, 06:10 AM   #3
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Check all around for weak glue under the dustcap, or you'll be back fixing it again. In fact, you might as well pull it off altogether, and re-glue so you know it's OK.
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