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How to Repair Your Speaker – Replace the Foam Surround (Refoaming).

Speaker Repair - Broken Speaker Foam Surround
Speakers can deteriorate with age. The flexible foam surround that allows the speaker to oscillate (and generate sound) can start to disintegrate. This article shows you how to repair and […]

How to Measure & Buy a Replacement Bearing

How to Measure a Bearing
Many ball bearings come in standard sizes. If the item you require is just an ordinary ‘standard type’, you can measure the size, (Bore x Outside Diameter x Width), or […]

How to Fault Find & Troubleshoot Electric Motors

How to Fix an Electric Motor - The Armature
When an electric motor starts making a horrible noise, or it just stops, what do you do. Is it broken, is it repairable? This article sets out to show you […]

Speaker Foam Repair & Replacement from Start to Finish (Video)

How to Repair Your Speaker Surround
Speakers can deteriorate with age. The flexible foam surround that allows the speaker to oscillate (and generate sound) can start to disintegrate. The speaker foam, or rubber surround holding the […]

How to Fix Rotating Nuts in Plastic (That Won’t Come Undone Video)

How to Fix Rotating Nuts in Plastic That Won’t Come Undone
How Can I Get the Bolt or Screw Out of Plastic? There’s nothing more annoying when you’re trying to get something apart, than a rotating bolt or screw that just […]

The Best Washing Line (is it Unbreakable)?

A Broken Washing Line - Tying a Knot
There is nothing worse than all your nice clean washing ending up on the floor, when your clothesline breaks. Time and time again I’ve installed an ‘off the shelf washing […]

What Size is the O-Ring Fitted to a Garden Hose?

What Size is the O-Ring Fitted to a Garden Tap?
It can be a right pain when water starts leaking around the connector on a garden hose. Usually the o’ring has disintegrated, or the hose connection has started coming adrift. […]

Videos – Fixing Electric Motors

10 Reasons an Electric Motor's Broken
All the videos about fixing electric Motors (fault finding). Electric Motor Videos: