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Accidents happen. If you mistakenly put a tear in the surround of your speaker, it is possible to repair it (if the damage isn't too bad). If there is a small puncture wound or small tear, it can be fixed. Depending on the material of the surround, you can try the following repair methods:
• Paper surrounds can be repaired using the instructions provided in the 'Accidents Happen' tip
• Try repairing rubber surround tears with rubber cement
• If there's a puncture in your foam surrounds (and it's not dry-rotted) try applying a couple dabs of clear fingernail polish to each side
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|