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  Topic: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
writethis

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PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 3:50 pm   Subject: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
Ah, thanks speakerguru. The issue was finding t nuts in the M3.5 size. Jus to be clear, I did use screws and t nuts of the same size, so it's not as if I tried to force dissimilar threads to get along ...
  Topic: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
writethis

Replies: 8
Views: 552

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 2:41 pm   Subject: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
Update: so the hardware in question is indeed metric, but the size is M3.5. I ended up replacing the bolts on one head with the closest Imperial equivalent.

Speakers are back together and settling ...
  Topic: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
writethis

Replies: 8
Views: 552

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:19 pm   Subject: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
Early MDF most probably but could be that chipboard with the finer particles on the outside faces. In any event at time of writing, you can buy M4 T nuts here:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/M4-M5-M6-M8-M ...
  Topic: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
writethis

Replies: 8
Views: 552

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:17 pm   Subject: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
EDIT: the heads are made of particle board, not MDF.

Thanks so much gents. I confess I don't know the difference between flooring-grade chipboard and MDF. The heads are indeed made from some sort o ...
  Topic: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
writethis

Replies: 8
Views: 552

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:56 pm   Subject: 105.1 tweeter mounting hardware
Hi, after several years involved in a torrid love affair with 103.2, I have talked a beautiful pair of 105s into coming home with me. Previous owner had replaced the original tweeters with something e ...
  Topic: 103.2 - which pair most needs the recap?
writethis

Replies: 1
Views: 1150

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:06 pm   Subject: 103.2 - which pair most needs the recap?
So maybe it would be helpful to simplify.

When crossover caps drift, does their deviation from original values tend to push frequency response in a certain direction: i.e., brighter, muddier, less ...
  Topic: 103.2 - which pair most needs the recap?
writethis

Replies: 1
Views: 1150

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:18 pm   Subject: 103.2 - which pair most needs the recap?
Hi all, first post on this wonderful site so please go easy. Laughing

I acquired my first pair of KEF a couple of months ago, walnut 103.2, and was immediately smitten to the extent that I began sea ...
 
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