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Royd
09-13-2003, 08:03 PM
I have quite a few JBL le25 and le5 drivers with dented dust caps. Is it difficult to replace them? Are replacement caps available from JBL? I know it's aesthetic, but I'd like them to look right. Thanks.

4313B
09-13-2003, 08:29 PM
Originally posted by Royd
I have quite a few JBL le25 and le5 drivers with dented dust caps. Is it difficult to replace them? Are replacement caps available from JBL? I know it's aesthetic, but I'd like them to look right. Thanks.
The LE5 paper dome is 54721
The LE5 aluminum dome is 51868 - still on Pro Parts List - $1.75 each
The LE21H/LE25/LE26 dome is 21606 - still on Pro Parts List - $2.20 each

http://www.jblproservice.com/forms/parts_order.html

Royd
09-13-2003, 08:43 PM
Originally posted by Giskard
The LE5 paper dome is 54721
The LE5 aluminum dome is 51868 - still on Pro Parts List - $1.75 each
The LE21H/LE25/LE26 dome is 21606 - still on Pro Parts List - $2.20 each

http://www.jblproservice.com/forms/parts_order.html

Giskard,

Thank you for the part numbers. Is it difficult to remove and replace the domes? I'm not sure what tools I'd need to do this.

Royd

4313B
09-14-2003, 06:42 AM
Originally posted by Royd
Giskard,

Thank you for the part numbers. Is it difficult to remove and replace the domes? I'm not sure what tools I'd need to do this.

Royd
Not usually. I use an Xacto knife to carefully remove the old dome. You might need to use a very small amount of MEK to soften up any excess bostic glue. If you buy a bunch of dust caps from JBL you might see if they will send you a tube of bostic glue as well.

DavidF
09-14-2003, 10:54 PM
I have occassions where I worked the center of the dome out with a sharp-point knife and tweezers, leaving the old rim in place. The replacement dome centered itself right over the old rim still attached to the cone. Use just enough glue to seal and hold the dome.

David F

Don C
09-15-2003, 12:20 PM
I have been able to fix some of those tiny dust caps without replacing them. Use an eyedropper or a small paintbrush to moisten them, and then put a piece of 1/2 inch diamater tubing ovet the cap and apply suction. It worked for me. You don't want the cone to get wet, just the dust cap!