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Re: FR2-LE First Impressions

Subject: Re: FR2-LE First Impressions
From: "John Hartog" hartogj
Date: Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:11 am ((PST))
What I have been using for my AT3032's is a DIY Jecklin Disk I made
from scrap 1/4 inch dense plastic (expanded pvc I think)covered with
1/2 inch dense foam (camping pad or kayak seat foam) covered with
suede sheepskin fabric. Pretty lightweight yet sturdy.
John Hartog

> >Went to a hardware store but didn't find anything I could repurpose
> >easily to a Jecklin disk; I am constructionally challenged! Will
> >likely try a simple arrangement with foam core. May not be as robust,
> >but I am able to work with that material without real tools.
> Hi Robin-
> Foam core will not be very resistant to bending but will work okay.
> Tom Robinson uses a stiffer sheet material called, Correx (UK)
> or Coroplast (USA)
> that can
> be cut with a matte knife. You need to cover both sides with sound
> absorptive material. John Hartog seems to be covering his with
> fabric: Others have
> used high density foam.
> Jurg was very emphatic about the dimensions required for his rig.
> Your (omni) AT-3032's
> should be a good match for the design.

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