Cracked grill on center speaker, does it affect the sound?

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  1. rbirk

    rbirk Stunt Coordinator

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    I have a KEF Q95 center speaker where the grill is cracked in a couple of places. Could this affect the sound in a noticeable way? In other words, is it worth getting a new grill (if this is possible).

    Ron Birk
     
  2. Bill_Weinreich

    Bill_Weinreich Second Unit

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    Ron,
    The only way I can see this being a problem is if the grill makes noise from vibrating. It may be easily repairable with an epoxy available from a home improvement store.

    Bill
     
  3. Geoff L

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    I agree with Bill on this simple repair and wheather it's affecting your sound..

    Easy fix:
    A 2-part Epoxy available at most any hardware store will cure your problem. ~{It strong and sets fast}~.
    They have come a long way from the days of old with 2-part epoxys. Many now come in a injector that dispenses the proper amount of each part and you just mix and put it where you need it.

    They make a number of different types of 2-part epoxy, make sure you get the type (designed for glueing what your frame is made of)!
    4.00 to 10.00 a tube, depending on brand, store, and tube size. You will have a bunch left over and it's reusuable if you buy the injector type tube I mentioned, as it comes with caps for the ends.

    Anyway you look at it, it's cheaper than purchasing a new grill if out of warranty...

    Regards
    Geoff
     
  4. Guy Usher

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    Duct Tape
     
  5. Geoff L

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    Excellent
    Wheres "RED GREEN" when you need him...[​IMG]
    Yes of course Duct tape, it fixes eveything....
     
  6. rbirk

    rbirk Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks for the answers. As the grill is not visible from the outside, I just leave it as it is.

    Ron
     

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