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Alpine Type X cone has separated from the surround

How do i go about fixing this? i have some pretty strong epoxy, but i'm curious if it will bond to the carbon fiber and rubber.

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5 second fix is light enough and pliable enough to use on this type of repair. If nothing else. ??

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I googled "speaker glue" you can get it at many sites including ebay and amazon. Or see what Home Depot has, it needs to stay flexable after it sets.

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How big?

I did the exact same thing as-well when I worked audio installs. If you slipped with the drill and poked a hole through the rubber or foam surround then you want something flexible and strong. Silicone works great and it holds really well as long as the surface is clean and DRY when you apply the adhesive. Not to mention it comes in many different colours.

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Now hide from the owner of the speaker, he will probably want to hurt you.

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