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Old 31st October 2016, 12:33 PM   #1
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Default Foam surround has tiny notches in the texture.

As the title says, I spotted a tiny spots with a bit of a darker color and they changed their color depending on the position, so I took a magnifying glass to investigate and found out that the strings that from the foam at these precise spots are like 2 - 3 levels missing, i'm talking below 1 mm of difference, it looks like a tiny spot in cement from farther distance.
It's barely noticeable at like 50-60 cm away from the foam. There's 3 spots.

I suspect my dog somehow could be responsible for this or one of my friends whose jeans touched the surround a day ago.

My worry is to not get the cracks worse, especially at higher watts, the woofer in question is a 15" SSA 1250 W, SPL competition ready with treated foam surround. I am maybe exaggerating the danger here but, it's my first ever 15s so.

Additionally, will a cotton rope over the woofer (which touches the surround - **** so big it's pumped above all parts in width) prevent any damage from touching when the woofer is not playing, like accidentally dog tail, or dumb friend etc ..


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