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#99352 - 06/19/05 02:21 AM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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Actually, AFAIK, H3O doesn't exist; heavy water is D2O (or di-deuterium oxide) aka water with 2 extra neutrons. Oxygen doesn't have any spare electrons to form the third bond with hydrogen called for by JohnK's formula.
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#99353 - 06/19/05 04:25 AM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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Of course I was just kidding around that I couldn't even remember H2O(there is actually a positively charged hydronium cation with a hydrogen ion and water molecule equaling H3O+), but curiosity led me to investigate, and the magic of Google brought me this wondrous product. When I rushed to order, however, I discovered that the store, tragically, had been "temporarily closed".
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#99354 - 06/20/05 12:37 PM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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Registered: 02/23/04
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Loc: Illinois.
Bridgman:

I dunno, between the heat, humidity, and salt air........rot, tarnish, rust etc. eventually find their way inside.

Cheeseroo:

With those lower case i's in your first post............I thought Big John had started "ghost posting" for you.

Fordperfect:

What about Firestone?.......Would the speakers blow out?

John K.:

Thank's for the info.
I thought the drivers would be fine over time........but, this is my first experience with those type of aluminum speakers.....and I'm a wondering kinda guy.

P.S.

If the "rubber" was the silicone impregnated type,........ what would the offspring be?

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#99355 - 06/20/05 02:11 PM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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I have a pair of AX3's that had the surround separated from the cone.
Luckily they were covered under Axioms warranty and replaced with newer drivers.
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#99356 - 08/09/05 01:59 PM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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I have some Mission 700 I bought back in '81 ... the rubber on both speakers has deteriorated and no longer can hold the cone. These were pretty good speakers when I bought them. Usually rubber dries out ... these look more like they thinned to nothing.

Mission no longer produces quality stuff any more ... only junk IMHO.

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#99357 - 08/10/05 02:15 PM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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Might depend on whether or not the rubber is Michelin or Bridgestone.

and if they are placed on a Ford...

Easy now, I own 2 Fords...


Edited by donjuanmiguel (08/10/05 02:17 PM)
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#99358 - 01/06/06 10:11 PM Re: "Rubber" on the drivers.........
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LMAO, i agree
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