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#402625 - 04/07/14 08:13 PM Re: Fixing polyprolene driver (feedback needed) [Re: Adrian]
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
Give Solen a call, maybe they can help you.

Thanks Adrian.
I already have! (well emailed anyway)

I've bought there before. Lots of neat stuff. The last time i had included some speaker cloth in my order and after taking out my other items, i must've left the cloth in the box underneath the popcorn packing and it got tossed out.
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#403917 - 05/06/14 04:15 PM Re: Fixing polyprolene driver (feedback needed) [Re: chesseroo]
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Update:

The cone has been re-glued to the weight loaded dust cap. Drying time at day two.
Will run the speaker tomorrow to start testing.

The glue ultimately chosen was the MG speaker service cement.


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#403936 - 05/06/14 11:56 PM Re: Fixing polyprolene driver (feedback needed) [Re: chesseroo]
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Cool , hope it works out. Does it smell like any other glue you have used before.?
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#403946 - 05/07/14 09:47 AM Re: Fixing polyprolene driver (feedback needed) [Re: Socketman]
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Originally Posted By: Socketman
Cool , hope it works out. Does it smell like any other glue you have used before.?

Yes the Elmer's #233 for specialty ceramics. It had quite a floral note with a hint of cinammon.
LOL

The primary solvent in this is acetone. That's a plus because if i didn't use enough of the glue and the plug releases, i can clean the area easy with acetone and start again.
I added what i figured was about the same amount of glue compared to the amount i removed during cleaning. Most of it came off in one strip. There were two strips of glue; one around the base holding the mass loaded plug, and one around the dust cap edge.
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#404053 - 05/10/14 10:49 AM Re: Fixing polyprolene driver (feedback needed) [Re: chesseroo]
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Cool beans. Hope it works out.
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