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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Jan Fri 25, 2019 7:29 pm 
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I had a large speaker that was a victim of archery practice. I got some black construction paper, wetted it with some flowable silicone, applied some around the hole and patched it, taking away the excess. It made a nice repair.

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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Jan Sat 26, 2019 8:27 am 
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I remember now. Years ago I repaired a speaker whereas it was the "surround" that I fixed and I used a flexible, never drying-out silicon sealer. That seemed logical to me at the time.
I just found lots of info with a Google search on "Speaker Cone Repair" and "Speaker Parts".

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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Feb Sun 10, 2019 7:17 pm 
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Contact cement works very well. It drys quickly and is very flexible. For tears, I spread a thin layer along the tear. for holes, I use one ply of paper towel and the contact cement. Use the minimum necessary to cover the hole and make sure the paper is saturated in the glue. feather the glue out from the hole with a small brush. I've had excellent results using this method.


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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Feb Sun 10, 2019 7:39 pm 
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I recall in college, where rolling papers seemed to abound (ya know Zig-Zag and the like—ah, those were the days), repairing the tweeter from a beloved set of Harmon Kardon HK40's with several layers of "papers" and rubber cement. I kinda had to use what I had on hand. Worked great. I wish I still had those old HK's...


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 Post subject: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Apr Mon 22, 2019 5:28 pm 
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I use the heat and wack method. I heat up the hole and then whack the board against a table. The solder comes right out. That is about as low tech as you can get.


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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Apr Wed 24, 2019 1:59 am 
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How does that fix a hole in the paper speaker cone?


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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Apr Wed 24, 2019 3:00 am 
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Guess it does good if you have solder in it.

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 Post subject: Re: Fix Hole In Speaker
PostPosted: Apr Wed 24, 2019 1:04 pm 
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Kestas wrote:
How does that fix a hole in the paper speaker cone?

Three of his four posts are either misplaced or confused.

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