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Aiwa DM 14 grille.

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HarpSkunk
Feb 02, 2010 6:21 PM GMT

Another mic question here, has anyone taken the grille off of a DM14? if so is it a screw fit or a push fit there is no obvious method to remove it and I am wondering (hoping NOT) if the grilles of these were glued on? It will not budge at all and I would hate to damage the perfect chrome finish (body will be for a respray) am interested to find out what the element is like, sadly It came with no cable attatched.

Tim



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Mar 04, 2010 7:55 AM GMT
SUKM // R Replied:

That grille is GLUED on good an Tight,. ya need strap wrenches to get it apart,..Good luck,.



Mar 04, 2010 3:17 PM GMT
BlowsMeAwy Greg Replied:

I had the same trouble - worked on a customer's recently and didn't feel I could open it safely so I didn't. And I have some pretty good techniques.

SUKM - the only strap wrenches I have don't work well for stuff less than about 3" in diameter - do you have a source for strap wrenches that are good for this sort of thing?



Mar 04, 2010 10:24 PM GMT
HarpSkunk Replied:

How about a bit of heat to the rim? would that risk the element? Though if I can't get in, the darn thing will stay dead so I might risk it. Thanks for the feedback though. I think we might need a mic mod section on the Space Board.




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