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    Tried to figure out if I can make the IDQ recone...

    Tried to figure out if I can make the IDQ recone kit work with one of the Adire Shiva basket/magnet assemblies last night. I think it is possible, just have to figure out how to clamp some things for...
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    yes

    yes
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    I'm not sure, but I will try when I get home...

    I'm not sure, but I will try when I get home tonight.
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    BAH The part that I had fixed was still fixed....

    BAH

    The part that I had fixed was still fixed. The superglue did not fail.

    This time the pole shifted in the magnet. In fact, it moves freely around inside, held in place only by magnetic...
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    Sadly the magnet has shifted again. Maybe using...

    Sadly the magnet has shifted again. Maybe using generic $1 super glue was a bad idea - probably overheated and released. The VC is probably damaged, but maybe I'll get lucky and be able to just...
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    I forgot to mention the reason that I was able to...

    I forgot to mention the reason that I was able to realign the magnet and basket... The IDQ V3 uses a fiberglass composite basket - so there was no issue with magnetic forces to deal with when...
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    Found hardware which worked perfectly hiding in...

    Found hardware which worked perfectly hiding in my "assorted hardware" boxes. Assembled using the recone, included shims, and superglue - the IDQV3D4 is alive! Still breaking it in but it sounds...
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    Everywhere I called either said "no" or quoted a...

    Everywhere I called either said "no" or quoted a price higher than the replacement cost. Sad stuff. But then in November, I found a complete recone for it for $64 shipped! Yay!

    Tonight, 11 months...
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    Yeah, I just read up about it a little bit. It...

    Yeah, I just read up about it a little bit. It looks POSSIBLE, via perfect shimming and large presses and things, but very difficult, and certainly impossible to do myself at anywhere near the...
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    Hmm, found a few more places to contact: ...

    Hmm, found a few more places to contact:

    Speaker Repair | Speaker Parts | Loudspeaker Repair
    Legacy Sound Service : Repair 12" & 15" Shifted Magnet Structure [ALNMGNT-12-15] - $35.00
    Speaker...
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    So I got around to googling for shifted magnet...

    So I got around to googling for shifted magnet repairs...
    [Club Polk] MW6510 shifted magnet repair
    [AudioKarma] Advent woofer with shifted magnet - fixable?

    So now I'm thinking that I will...
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    Oh yeah? Can't shift it back with a BFH? I guess...

    Oh yeah? Can't shift it back with a BFH? I guess I'm learning the hard way, ALWAYS secure enclosures!!
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    Cone is stuck, does not move if you push gently....

    Cone is stuck, does not move if you push gently. A little more force and it moves a little bit, and makes sounds like something is rubbing against the winding. Maybe just an alignment issue? Anybody...
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    Hmm... Fix My Speaker - Product Listing...

    Hmm... Fix My Speaker - Product Listing
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    idq repair?

    I bought a idq12v3.d4 in January 2010, new on ebay

    It has been mounted in about 1cuft, side-firing, since I got it. It hasn't been overpowered or anything, but I must have been in a hurry,...
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