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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Spartacus, Dec 13, 2004.

  1. Spartacus

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    Quick question for the more technically minded of you.

    I have a dent in my metal speaker grill. One option is to "pull out" the dent via a very strong magnet.

    Does anyone know if this would harm/effect the magnets inside the speakers?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Mylo

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    A magnet shouldnt do any harm at all in my experience. Are the grills not removable?
     
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    No they are not :( I tried to take the speakers apart but they are too well put together.


    Options are:

    1. Leave it
    2. Have a go with a powerful magnet.
     
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    damn, I hoped that wasn't the case. How big are the holes in the grill? Any chance you could feed something like thin wire through to pull the dent out?
     
  5. Spartacus

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    thought about that - problem is the holes are VERY small. not saying it is impossible but would have to find some very strong/thin wire. (and repeat the process a lot of times :)
     
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    My fear would be that, if you were using a magent that strong, there would be likelihood of deforming the whole grille - or certainly other parts of it. If it's going to pull out the recessed bit, then won't it try to pull out the OK (less recessed) other areas too ?

    Depending on the cost of the speakers, how about taking it to a place that gets those little dents out of cars ? I don't know how the car people get those little dents out (for 50 quid), so maybe I'm taking tosh. But just a suggestion.
     
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    I think they use a strong magnet m8 :)

    Thx for replies though.

    *off to ponder next move*
     

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