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Reshaping dented "fried egg" tweeter domes using a typewriter cleaning putty.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1979 [Jul 1979] (v.10#3) pg. 41

Don't toss it, recone it. (1) Build a reconing turntable. (2) Replace the cone, voice coil, spider, center dome and gasket using a repair kit.
AUDIOXPRESS Jul 2002 (v.33#7) pg. 34

Tip on improving an inexpensive dome tweeter using Pliobond and damping material.
AUDIOXPRESS Oct 2002 (v.33#10) pg. 62

A drum-head midrange. Restore a full-range 8" speaker by replacing the deteriorated foam surround with material used on the head of a snare drum.
AUDIOXPRESS Nov 2002 (v.33#11) pg. 34

Tip on repairing a split in a speaker cone.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #307 Apr 1990 (v.40#4) pg. 82

How to repair a tear in the cone of a stereo speaker.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 102

How to prevent and repair speaker damage.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 52

Transformerless multi-impedance test speaker.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1965 (v.23#3) pg. 59

Restoring vintage radio speakers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 66

Quick guide to speaker repair.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1983 (v.159#3) pg. 170

Tips on troubleshooting headphones and speakers in antique radios.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1986 (v.57#9) pg. 88

Antique radios. Troubleshooting ancient transformers, tubes and speakers.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1988 (v.59#1) pg. 84

Tip on fixing tears in paper-cone speakers.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1988 (v.59#5) pg. 79

Troubleshooting loudspeakers in antique radios.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1989 (v.60#2) pg. 91

Tip on treating paper cones plagued with clicking dust caps.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1983 [Dec 1983] (v.4#4) pg. 38

Tip on cause and cure of corrosion on loudspeaker driver magnets.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1983 [Dec 1983] (v.4#4) pg. 41
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1988 [Jul 1988] (v.9#4) pg. 58

Tip on making a non-porous center dome from styrofoam balls.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1986 [Aug 1986] (v.7#3) pg. 27

New life for old speakers. Tip on how replacing only voice coils and integral domes will refurbish an older speaker.
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1988 [Nov 1988] (v.9#6) pg. 56

Troubleshooting an inoperative or intermittent tweeter begins by tightening the assembly screws.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1989 [Sep 1989] (v.10#5) pg. 50

Tip on reviving the paper cone of a driver (speaker).
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1990 [Nov 1990] (v.11#6) pg. 94

Tip on disassembling the magnets used in speakers from their pole plates.
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1990 [Nov 1990] (v.11#6) pg. 94

Tip on eliminating speaker buzz by applying outdoor grade RTV caulking where a woofers foam edge suspension is attached to the frame (basket).
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1991 [Apr 1991] (v.12#2) pg. 86

Troubleshooting tips for repairing KLH 9 electrostatic speakers.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1991 [Jun 1991] (v.12#3) pg. 89

Adhesive suggested for loudspeaker repairs and modifications.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1993 [Mar 1993] (v.14#2) pg. 71

Foam surround repair tips.
SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1993 [Oct 1993] (v.14#5) pg. 71
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1994 [Mar 1994] (v.15#2) pg. 65
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 5/1994 [Jul 1994] (v.15#5) pg. 61

Tip on firmly attaching a cone to a plastic surround by sewing it on with light fishing line.
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1993 [Dec 1993] (v.14#6) pg. 58

Tips on repairing the aluminium dome/voice-coil assembly found on some tweeters.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1994 [Mar 1994] (v.15#2) pg. 55

Replacing woofer foam surrounds.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1995 [Mar 1995] (v.16#2) pg. 54

Modifying inexpensive Vifa "silk-dome" tweeters to improve their sound quality.
SPEAKER BUILDER 7/1996 [Nov 1996] (v.17#7) pg. 62

Saving aging foam cone surrounds. How to apply acrylic latex caulk to a damaged surround when a replacement is not available.
SPEAKER BUILDER 8/1998 [Jan 1999] (v.19#8) pg. 16

Loudspeaker failure modes. (1) Common causes of driver failure. (2) How to spot failing drivers. (3) How to fix failing drivers.
SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1999 [Apr 1999] (v.20#2) pg. 34

Refurbishing the Advent 10" woofer (driver and enclosure).
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/2000 [Jun 2000] (v.21#4) pg. 30
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 6/2000 [Sep 2000] (v.21#6) pg. 48
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 8/2000 [Dec 2000] (v.21#8) pg. 45

Tip on making replacement driver dust covers from craft foam.
SPEAKER BUILDER 8/2000 [Dec 2000] (v.21#8) pg. 45

Advice on re-foaming a driver using RTV.
SPEAKER BUILDER 8/2000 [Dec 2000] (v.21#8) pg. 47