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  1. Cam McFarland

    Cam McFarland Supporting Actor

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    What is best way to ensure that spade type connections
    WONT come off of speaker tabs?

    Besides soldering........

    TIA


    - Cam
     
  2. Cam McFarland

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    What is best way to ensure that spade type connections
    WONT come off of speaker tabs?

    Besides soldering........

    TIA


    - Cam
     
  3. Rory Buszka

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    They should stay on all right. If not, take the 'spade' connector off of the 'lug' on the speaker and squash it flatter. Not too hard, but just so that those pieces that are curled over will provide more resistance to the spade slipping.
     
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    They should stay on all right. If not, take the 'spade' connector off of the 'lug' on the speaker and squash it flatter. Not too hard, but just so that those pieces that are curled over will provide more resistance to the spade slipping.
     
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    if you're using a shiva or tempest, i assume you've got some female spades that match the speaker? the ones I got from radio shack needed to be 'squashed' as Rory describes, after that they stay on no problem.
     
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    if you're using a shiva or tempest, i assume you've got some female spades that match the speaker? the ones I got from radio shack needed to be 'squashed' as Rory describes, after that they stay on no problem.
     
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    Use a pair of pliers to squash the curled female spade connectors to ensure a tight fit, leaving just enough for the male spade connector to fit snugly.
     
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    Use a pair of pliers to squash the curled female spade connectors to ensure a tight fit, leaving just enough for the male spade connector to fit snugly.
     
  9. Cam McFarland

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    Great...thanks alot, the guy I bought the Tempest from
    built me a wiring harness for it, but I just wanted to
    be sure they will not come off.
     
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    Great...thanks alot, the guy I bought the Tempest from
    built me a wiring harness for it, but I just wanted to
    be sure they will not come off.
     
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    If you really really really want to be 100% sure you know what to do, you mentioned it already.
     
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    If you really really really want to be 100% sure you know what to do, you mentioned it already.
     
  13. Cam McFarland

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    Yea...I figured as much, but having never tried it before
    I wanted to make sure I would not ruin the speaker....lol


    Might not be a bad thing to learn though, huh....
     
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    Yea...I figured as much, but having never tried it before
    I wanted to make sure I would not ruin the speaker....lol


    Might not be a bad thing to learn though, huh....
     

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