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Old 05-21-2004, 05:50 PM   #11
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So any kind of rubber cement will do? nothing specific? I guess as long as it'* flexible then?
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You know that glue that you use to patch a bike tire? See if you can get some of that. You can be sure that it will stick to rubber, maybe you can get a very thin piece of rubber and patch the hole? Otherwise I think that the rubber cement that has a stick applicator should do the trick. Just make sure you do both the inside and the outdside of the rip. What size is the rip? And is the surround made of rubber or rubberized foam? Either way any rubber cement should work. Mabye we can get some other opinions on this??????
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Oh ****, a gluing bike tire batch!!

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Duh. Rubber cement is too stiff.
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And tape isn't?
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The surround is that rubberized foam--that'* what ahs the tear in it--I think maybe it'* about 1/2 inch. They're great souding speakers and I'd hate to just toss them!
I have a set of Boston Accoustics(sp?)that the foam is completely shot! I found a place online that can fix them but I'm not even sure if they're worth it now.
I'm gonna try to find some rubber cement type stuff to use like you said.
As long as it'* flexible right?
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I see no reason why rubber cement wont work. Its a small tear, And that 1/2 inch of surround wont really stretch enough to make it flex a lot. Plus the glue should kinda soak into the little perforations in the rubber. but please don't sue me if it doesnt work
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i would suggest some supe glue if it is a tear not a hole. use a very little amount you are justrying to seal it so it will not get bigger. like i said a very little amout because super glue is not flexable so you do not want to have bunch on there.
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i do not think super glue would be a very good idea...it tends to melt some types rubber and plastic so maybe just stick with rubber cement or some type of glue that is safe for all rubber and plastic.
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And super glue is too brittle. It is crystalline based. Al it would do is shatter. I too agree with the rubber cement idea. I will just add, try to get some in the tear. Y'know, flex the tear just a bit, without making it bigger, so you can get some glue on the inner tear surfaces.
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the rubber cement is worth a try but i do not think that it will hold.
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