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Old 02-27-2013, 03:30 AM   #1
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Default Re edging speakers

http://www.speakerrepair.com/page/pr...005-W-VLO.html

At how many years do speakers start getting "old". My velodyne sub is about 7 years old and was wondering if these re edging kits would have a significant impact on the sound
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:37 AM   #2
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Old foam surround just fall apart and disintegrate after a while. No sense replacing them before that.
Older Cerwin Vega speakers are especially prone to this:



So unless yours are starting to fall apart, don't bother.

I have re-foamed several Cerwin vega speakers and there were no noticeable difference in sound that I could notice.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:13 AM   #3
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It depends on the materials they were made out of originally. I've seen some speakers kick around for a long time and never have any issues, while others have went out in just over 5 years.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:41 AM   #4
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Too lazy to do it myself so I go to a pro. These guys are great and it should cost less than $50 to re-foam.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/gss-speaker-...orth-hollywood

Edit: No need to replace it unless its actually failed.
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