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Old 14th May 2021, 3:51 pm   #8
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Default Re: Grundig TK Tape Recorder Cabinet Plastic Mesh Replacement

Originally Posted by Reelman View Post
I think it served a multi-purpose, the holes allowing ventilation and sound to pass through from the loudspeaker.

Much of the perforated mesh is around the solid wooden/metal case frame so not much of it actually I would say is for cooling. The wooden/metal case frame is cut away for the loudspeaker so the mesh there is for mainly for sound pass through as you say. Because at the speaker there is no/little case structure directly behind the mesh, it is the speaker area where the mesh is weakest that often has the worst damage/wear.

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