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    Default PE speaker gasket tape, working a little too well

    In my custom Tannoy cabs, I had a square cut out for the original L-Pad/crossover. Now that I went external and point to point, there's no need for that box to be there anymore, so I made covers to go over the old holes. I made them removable to make it easy to play with different amounts of polyfill, but if I torque the covers down, the speaker gasket tape adheres to both sides. I had to use a piece of wood and a mallet to remove them today. Any suggestions on what I could use on the cabinet to prevent the tape from adhering to it? Or should I just go to home depot and pick up some cheap weatherstripping?

    On another note, I started my first veneer job today. So far, so good. I must say, it's easier than I thought it would be. It's just a little scary laying the sheets down and knowing there's no room for error when using contact cement.
    "He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you." Friedrich Nietzsche

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    I looked at the weather stripping, but found it to be too thick. As for the speaker gasket sticking I don't know. Madisound have something different?
    Please. Please contact me a ben62670 @ Make sure to include who you are, and you are from Polk so I don't delete your email. Also I am now physically unable to work on any projects. If you need help let these guys know. There are many people who will help if you let them know where you are.

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    I bought some 1/16" neoprene gasket material from Mcmaster-Carr for my single driver speakers I just built. Seemed to work pretty well, no leaks. I think a 12"x12" sheet was less then $5. They have all different thicknesses and sizes, too.

    Can't link directly to the page, but the item # is 8525T31.

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