How bad is Liquid Rubber if used on Speaker cones? (1972 G12M content)

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  1. JubileeMan 2555

    JubileeMan 2555 Member

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    So.... I took a chance for fun.

    saw a pulsonic coned 1972 G12M on eBay for $100 and grabbed it. Figured its cheap enough to gamble.

    No speaker rub or structural issues.

    The only caveat is that there are apparently a few tears near near the cone edge (rubber gasket area) and the previous owner had repaired it with some "liquid rubber".

    I know this can't be optimal, but curious to say teh least.

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  2. Tone_Terrific

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    jj jafar Member

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    Little extra doping is all.if it wasn't globbed on that is.I've used rubber cement to add more doping on speakers before with good results.Just need to keep it thin and even.Although I never used it to repair a tear,may be fine.
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  4. Tele Wacker

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    If the cracks are still sealed, I'd just go with it like it is. I have repaired many speakers in my life and they usually work perfectly after the repair.
     
  5. UncleLarry

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    It will be fine. I've done the same thing a few times, though my repairs were neater. :p
     
  6. cratz2

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    Sure... if it works and holds up... why not?

    I repaired a Weber surround with Shoe Goo, front and back about three years ago and it still works fine to this day.
     
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    used this stuff on an Altec 417 i have. I went to move it and my finger put a little pressure on the paper at the edge and tore it. Fixed it right up. Works find even if it isn't my favorite speaker.

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