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Flood from large cement construction flood above my studio: A big "construction" flood above my studio....It literally rained super corrosive fluids thru the unsealed cement of my ceiling, porous & seepage. I wasn't informed & just came back after a month of recordings to jam.. It was at least 7-14 days before I found it & was 2 months until the speaker cabs could be safely removed... Speakers magnet housings are rusted, the speakers are water marked/stained : thus I'm in a insurance dispute. They had both direct contact to these fluids & high humidity Doesn't it make sense a full re-cone should be the proper remedy. I haven't used them since but I know they still work, but using them for VDrums & synths makes it very tough use on them. Thanks for any opinions & ideas/resources....rock & rool.....

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If the fluids actually wetted the cones they should be replaced. Humidity probably would not damage the cones if they dried out before use. If the cabinets are badly stained the units should be totally REPLACED at the insurance expense. For musicians, the appearance of equipment is important as well as operation. Stand your ground... and do NOT use them as that shows some value that they would even operate after this situation. If they won't replace, threaten loss of income recovery as well. Be tough...

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