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RMH

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11-07-2009 03:28 PM

Hello All,

I’m new here and would first like to say hello to all of you.

I’m building speaker cabinets for my father in law. The face frames are completely covered with speaker cloth and will need go snap or clip on for easy removal to allow access to the speakers. Does anyone know what kind of hardware I need for this and where I could get it?

Thanks in advance.

Ron

-- Ron in central Ohio


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SKFrog16

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#1 posted 11-07-2009 04:43 PM

Rather than metal hardware, I find the smaller fine type of Velcro dots work well and hold fast against that kind of vibration.

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#2 posted 11-07-2009 04:51 PM

I hadn’t thought of that. That seems like an easy solution. Thanks.

-- Ron in central Ohio

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#3 posted 11-07-2009 04:56 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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#4 posted 11-07-2009 05:34 PM

I agree with UnionLabel on the Velcro. I have a 6-way surround sound system, and I built the 4 main big speakers for it, and bought the subwoolfer and center speaker. These are made in Germany, and I couldn’t build them to my specs. But I bought the speaker cloth covers from Radio Shack(years ago), and the Velcro closures and some other components there. You can get Velcro at WalMart, though. If it’s not what you’re after, try a audio- video store. They’ll have it.

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#5 posted 11-07-2009 05:50 PM

Thanks guys, VELCRO it is. I’m off to Radio Shack now.

-- Ron in central Ohio

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#6 posted 11-07-2009 05:56 PM

I would recommend looking up http://crutchfield.com they have a ton of speaker box materials.

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#7 posted 11-07-2009 06:03 PM

i like to use these

http://www.madisound.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=404_297_296&products_id=721

but you not sure where you would get them in ohio

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#8 posted 11-08-2009 01:49 AM

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#9 posted 11-08-2009 02:26 AM

All kinds of speaker building goodies from Parts Express.

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