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  Topic: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
sydbar81

Replies: 5
Views: 743

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:59 am   Subject: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.

I was able to repair the driver based on your recommendation. I pulled the driver out and used a syringe to apply glue from the back side. Seem ...
  Topic: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
sydbar81

Replies: 5
Views: 743

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:10 pm   Subject: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
Thanks, hard to find any info on the 4141 other than it was an 'aqueous emulsion' type used for bonding upvc.

I'm assuming a pva should be ok and will not melt anything.

No rub on the voice coil ...
  Topic: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
sydbar81

Replies: 5
Views: 743

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:15 am   Subject: 105/3 -B160(SP1257)- Adhesive recommendation/repair advice?
Seeking some professional advice on a proper repair. I just came in to possession of a 105/3 set (sort of a 'barn find' have been in storage for over 10 years) and the surround is separating from the ...
  Topic: T33 Ferrofluid - Anyone know?
sydbar81

Replies: 16
Views: 16961

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:30 pm   Subject: T33 Ferrofluid - Anyone know?
Another bump to an old thread.

I was able to confirm with Parts Express that their kits are APG-L14, which appears to be way off the mark:

Saturation Magnetization (Ms) 220 Gauss
Viscosity @27 ...
  Topic: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
sydbar81

Replies: 8
Views: 1191

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:34 pm   Subject: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
The bass drivers are mounted in opposition, to partially cancel non-linearities, so, the gaskets will be on opposite faces of the chassis rims. i.e one woofer is mounted with the magnet inside the inn ...
  Topic: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
sydbar81

Replies: 8
Views: 1191

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:05 am   Subject: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
Thanks, I went ahead with ordering a new pair of drivers.

A couple more questions from a novice:

Should all of these drivers have gaskets?

During disassembly I noticed that only the uppermos ...
  Topic: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
sydbar81

Replies: 8
Views: 1191

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:21 pm   Subject: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
These are not my photos, but here are examples

The SP1278

https://imgur.com/a/CPd2AA4


The SP1314

https://imgur.com/a/uQ82kwO

I'm thinking that I should be able to use the sp1314s if I ...
  Topic: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
sydbar81

Replies: 8
Views: 1191

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:42 pm   Subject: 103/4 - B160 SP1278 Swap w/ B160 SP1314
Hi - I recently refreshed the ferrofluid in my 103/4 tweeters.

At reassembly I made the bonehead mistake of over tightening one of the nuts that secures the Mid range drivers in place to the enclos ...
 
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