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Old 30th May 2010, 09:05 AM   #1
beauistheman is offline beauistheman  Australia
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Default Help, broke my radiator lol

As you can see in the following pics, this is my peerless passive radiator which has decided to un glue itself today :thumbdn:. Sadly, i dont think this is covered by warrenty (can someone advise?) as they can simply claim it was over-extruded i guess?

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Does anyone know or have experience with re-gluing these? what type of glue can be used and how much etc? the hardest bit will be cleaning the old glue, but in terms of sitting, it slides back into place pretty eaisly.

Any help is much appreciated!
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Old 31st May 2010, 12:33 AM   #2
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Pics are too small, yo've posted the thumbnails instead of original pics.

As for repair, these radiators doesn't require high-precision skills, just some proper glue at proper places.
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Old 31st May 2010, 01:14 AM   #3
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haha wtf, i posted thumbnails which should link to the full pic. All fixed anyway. Yeah thats what i thought, in the pic u can see how the cone is dislodged from the suspension. I just want to know what sort of glue i need and how much i should use and should i try and remove the old glue too?
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Old 1st June 2010, 02:53 PM   #4
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Standard PVA will probably do the job. Certainly works for attaching dustcaps and stuff, so I see no reason why not.

Leave the original glue on, use plenty of PVA, then wipe off any excess.
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Old 1st June 2010, 04:15 PM   #5
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No way PVA will work on speakers this heavy and this large...

I'd think of epoxy, cyanoacrylate. Cyanoacrylate is ok, if the gap between broken pieces is really small or nonexistent, otherwise it will break.
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Old 1st June 2010, 04:19 PM   #6
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Elmers wood glue is great for cone repairs ...

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