Well, I've got a naked TF600 in my living room. Wish I had a proper workspace! As I expected the foam under the sock was deteriorated. I was not as lucky this time as last. The foam on my first pair of TF600's were in absolutely great condition. Pretty much like new. But these are a different story. It ain't pretty! And it is messy! Good news? Both rear tweets are functional. They both tested good on my ohm meter. Bad news? The bulb fuse on the crossover for the tweeters appears to be blown. And the front tweeter is bad. So I guess with the fuse blown this speaker was getting no tweeters working. If I remember correctly with the fuse blown none of the tweeters would work? Which is surprising because when I listened to the speakers I could have sworn I heard some high end. Just not much, if that makes sense. So I may be on the hunt for, at least, one more tweeter. And probably more when I get into the other speaker. It would be a miracle if all 3 tweets on that one were working. Man I thought for sure that front tweet was good. Of course with the blown fuse...I guess I was just hearing things that weren't there. Oh well.
Crossover looks good except for the blown bulb fuse. I will replace the electrolytic caps, that is if I think I can even salvage these suckers. I'm gonna have to find some foam to replace the rotted mess. I may be able to save the socks. They came off in pretty decent shape. Just dirty. Wonder if I could run them in the wash on low cycle to clean them up? Or would they shrivel up to nothing? They would probably be ok on a cold low cycle wash and air dry...I guess. Really have no idea.
So, in order to restore this one speaker that I have stripped so far I will need:
--bulb fuse for the crossover
--electrolytic cap (which I have)
--one foot (has one on it already)
Hopefully I can save the sock. Don't really want to have to go there. So the questions are: where do I get the foam replacement and the bulb fuse? I'll do some looking back in this massive thread to begin to come up with some answers, but maybe some of you can save me some time here. Maybe I could make a foot, although I have no means to do any woodworking of any sort. My friend may be able to help out here. I'll need 2 feet for the other speaker.
Man, I've got a mess in my living room! Tomorrow I'm gonna strip the other speaker and take them outside and clean them up. The adventure begins!