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Old 5th November 2011, 12:53 PM   #11
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This thread gave me a whole new perspective about buying used speakers from forum members.

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Old 5th November 2011, 01:19 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by adason View Post
don't forget to make the movie when you do that, should be fun to watch
I know a stereo shop that used to plug woofers into a wall socket when they came back after being abused, so they could be fully blown and sent in for warrantee.

What was amazing is how long some speakers would actually survive.

As far as breaking in, normally when I have a new woofer I'm going to be dragging out all my "rambunctious" type recordings anyway, so I usually don't worry too much about breaking them in on purpose before putting them in a box. A few days of Flecktones, Fourplay, Spyro Gyra and Burial and they're good to go.

Nature takes it's course normally. Breaking in a new driver is one of my last valid excuses around the house to put the volume up a bit
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