IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

 
Reply to this topicStart new topic
Gettin' MacGyver on a driver
Destroid
post Jun 29 2002, 02:44
Post #1





Group: Members
Posts: 555
Joined: 4-June 02
Member No.: 2220



About a week ago I sent a chair flying into my loudspeaker where it did considerable damage to the woofer cone. I've owned these speakers for long time and they weren't terribly expensive but finding a matching 7 ohm woofer seemed hopeless. Figured I'd take a shot at repairing the cone myself.

I couldn't find my trusty superglue but I did find the 2-barrel epoxy dispenser. After applying scotch tape to the back of the cone for support I brushed the damaged areas with epoxy. Several hours later I removed the tape and put a very thin smear on the backside.

I hooked them up blindly unable to tell which was which (details available, just ask)and played a number of heavy metal double-kick drum tracks. I actually got it wrong, I took the baffle off to discover I had the undamaged one. This is better than I hoped and thought it would appeal to those do-it-yourself-ers out there.
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
rjamorim
post Jun 29 2002, 03:50
Post #2


Rarewares admin


Group: Members
Posts: 7515
Joined: 30-September 01
From: Brazil
Member No.: 81



QUOTE
Originally posted by Destroid
About a week ago I sent a chair flying into my loudspeaker


Why so much violence?

Was it playing Britney Spears? biggrin.gif


--------------------
Get up-to-date binaries of Lame, AAC, Vorbis and much more at RareWares:
http://www.rarewares.org
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
Neo Neko
post Jun 29 2002, 04:18
Post #3





Group: Banned
Posts: 386
Joined: 5-December 01
Member No.: 589



Duct Tape will work wonders. I have repaired a few speakers with it. Possibly not as good as this solution. But it works in a pinch. Duct Tape can fix just about everything. World peace? No problem. Duct tape can do it!
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
dreamliner77
post Jun 29 2002, 10:10
Post #4





Group: Members
Posts: 2151
Joined: 29-June 02
From: Boston
Member No.: 2427



"Duct tape is like the force. It has a dark side and a light side and it holds the universe together."
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 22nd December 2014 - 02:51