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Offline King_Julian_S

Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« on: September 12, 2016, 10:23:28 PM »
Hi all.

Would like to try restore the SABC Philips 9710 monitor cabs.
I need some acoustic felt say( 60cm x 60cm x 10mm ) X 10 pcs.
Any idea where to find some ?
Jhb preferably , but nothing exotic as this goes inside the box
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Offline King_Julian_S

Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2016, 10:24:53 PM »
Here is s pic of the felt mat that was(still is ) inside originally


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Offline King_Julian_S

Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2016, 10:26:19 PM »



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Offline King_Julian_S

Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2016, 05:06:07 PM »
Hi all

Posted in diy resources with no response , trying here

Hi all.

Would like to try restore the SABC Philips 9710 monitor cabs.
I need some acoustic felt say( 60cm x 60cm x 10mm ) X 10 pcs.
Any idea where to find some ?
Jhb preferably , but nothing exotic as this goes inside the box


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Non audiophile music lover...

Offline King_Julian_S

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2016, 05:06:47 PM »
Here is a pic of the stuff




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Offline JimGore

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2016, 05:46:16 PM »
If this is for use inside the cabinet, then you can use dog blanket (underfelt) - works like a charm  ;)

Kind regards,
Ian.

Offline DeonC

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2016, 06:02:23 PM »
If this is for use inside the cabinet, then you can use dog blanket (underfelt) - works like a charm  ;)

Kind regards,
Ian.

+1
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Online El Sid

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2016, 06:02:53 PM »
If this is for use inside the cabinet, then you can use dog blanket (underfelt) - works like a charm  ;)

Kind regards,
Ian.

Makes for a warmer sound

Offline DeonC

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2016, 06:05:55 PM »
But where would one get some good acoustic felt to use externally? I have read about one company that uses rabbit felt, same stuff as used in opera houses, etc, but where would one get something like this?
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Offline King_Julian_S

Re: Where to get acoustic felt locally
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2016, 07:41:51 PM »
Thanks I've tried dog blanket in the past , but what I like about these felt mats , is that you can stick em nicely against the wood as they are more weighty so to speak and they do seem to deaden the wood more when you do a simple knock test etc...
If it's not easily available I will mast try dog blankets again...
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Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2016, 06:37:51 PM »
Carpet underlay? Would be absorbent and looks like that.
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Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2016, 07:02:31 PM »
In Europe maybe. 


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Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2016, 09:54:55 PM »
I've got carpets in Durban (with underlay) seemed to be a thing back in the day
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Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2016, 10:04:41 PM »
I mean the underlay here in SA and what I have seen used abroad is quite different. 


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Offline Katji

Re: Where to buy acoustic felt locally
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2016, 11:45:20 PM »