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Little rubber thingies for lid
2018-06-02, 22:00
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Little rubber thingies for lid
I have a new pair of these but they keep falling out, is it a good idea to glue them into the holes in the acrylic lid, if so is any particular glue recommended.
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2018-06-02, 23:05
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
I used a drop of superglue last time I replaced mine. You need to be careful not to get too much on the lid, just in the hole, otherwise you’ll make a mess which won’t come off. One of mine still broke, so I just replaced it with a small piece of rubber. I think it’s Peter at Cymbiosis who cuts some discs from thing cork sheet and glues those on.

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2018-06-03, 00:31 (This post was last modified: 2018-06-03 00:32 by Ant_C.)
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
(2018-06-02 23:05)moomintroll Wrote:  I used a drop of superglue last time I replaced mine. You need to be careful not to get too much on the lid, just in the hole, otherwise you’ll make a mess which won’t come off. One of mine still broke, so I just replaced it with a small piece of rubber. I think it’s Peter at Cymbiosis who cuts some discs from thing cork sheet and glues those on.

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Best bet is G-S Hypocement, I just used it myself.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/170682553950?ch...16fffacf78

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2018-06-03, 07:21
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
When you get bored of changing them glue a small circle of cork on. I cut mine from a drinks coaster. You can colour it to match your plinth too.

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2018-06-03, 12:00 (This post was last modified: 2018-06-03 12:01 by Catweazle.)
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
I put clear self-adhesive elastic pads on my plinth, when I experienced the same kind of challenge. Can't say whether it makes the LP 12 sound better or worse Tongue
At least they passed the critical eyes of my trusted dealer and LP 12 setup wizard ...

PS: I take the lid of when playing music!
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2018-06-04, 00:28
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
(2018-06-03 00:31)Ant_C Wrote:  ,
Best bet is G-S Hypocement, I just used it myself.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/170682553950?ch...16fffacf78

Thanks that seems like a good option Smile
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2018-06-04, 06:34
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
I cut a small (roughly 6mm diameter) self-adhesive cork dot into 4 quadrants with an X-Acto knife and stuck one on each corner of the lid. Easier to do than it sounds. I didn't need to use any additional adhesive, and they've stayed put for at least a couple of years. Two additional benefits: (i) no more marks on the plinth where the old black bumpers made contact and (ii) much reduced noise/impact when closing the lid.

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2018-06-04, 08:00 (This post was last modified: 2018-06-04 09:44 by smokestack.)
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I use tiny bits of felt.

It's worth remembering that those stock rubber stops often react over time with finish on the plinth to leave unsightly little marks.
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2018-06-04, 08:15
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
(2018-06-04 08:00)smokestack Wrote:  I use tiny bits of felt.

At last. A use for old felt mats! Tongue

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2018-06-09, 22:02
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RE: Little rubber thingies for lid
I've used high quality cork for clarinet joints; a very cheap leather punch (with varying sized holes) and one of these pieces of cork can make more "lid pips" than you could possibly use over the lifetime of the deck. I like the instrument cork, as it is high quality sheet cork designed to see actual use, not reground/reconstituted cork like a lot of coasters or other "cork" you pick up at craft stores.
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