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    Posted: 14 July 2018 at 8:37pm
Hello everyone.In the past 4 weeks i had to restore for a client 2 turbosound TFL-760 speakers,so i thought to post some working pictures,i know you guys like those.I stripped them down to bare wood,F1 finish colour and the horns painted in white.
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In the next week i have 2 more to restore,first 2 had all the original working driver in good worder,the second 2 are with random drivers,with no internal hole to put the wave guide on,and it is so difficult to find the drivers these days,is there a place to find the original recones for the 12 and 6.5 turbosound cones?
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Very nice work! They look beautiful again Big smile


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Originally posted by DanielIt DanielIt wrote:

In the next week i have 2 more to restore,first 2 had all the original working driver in good worder,the second 2 are with random drivers,with no internal hole to put the wave guide on,and it is so difficult to find the drivers these days,is there a place to find the original recones for the 12 and 6.5 turbosound cones?


Try posting on the Facebook Turbosound pages on Facebook.

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Originally posted by DanielIt DanielIt wrote:

In the next week i have 2 more to restore,first 2 had all the original working driver in good worder,the second 2 are with random drivers,with no internal hole to put the wave guide on,and it is so difficult to find the drivers these days,is there a place to find the original recones for the 12 and 6.5 turbosound cones?

Have a look for sale. Some 12" drivers are for sale:

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Hi, 

very nice! 
How did you paint the horns and phase plugs, what sort of paint did you use?
I have just recently finished restoring two Floods myself :)

Regarding the drivers, you can get new drivers and recones from Music Group!

 
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I painted with a paint gun 2 part paint,sanded them with fine grain,then 1 pass with filler,then 2 times paint.I am Italy based,where do i find the Music Group?
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Thanks, looks really good!

I got brand new original drivers (LS-1209 and LS-6503) from MG about 4-5 months ago;

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