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RC-7 woofers?

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Does klipsch still sell any replacement woofers? Anyone, have one?

 

One of the kids stuck their finger in the copper colored area and dented it. Still sounds fine but looks like crap. 

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Yes they do. I just ordered one just a few weeks ago to for a cosmetic replacement on one of my RF-5's.

 

They gave me a good deal and it was just about $63 shipped for the un shielded driver. New ones are pretty, but a different color than the older drivers.

 

If they still have the shielded version it may be more obviously.

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Different color? Do you mean they're the darker copper like is used now?

The new ones are lighter. The older ones in both my rf-5 sets are darker and slightly more...reddish? So 7 out of 8 drivers match. Then there is the one new one.

 

(Top driver is the new one)

 

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Interesting, I thought the newer drivers were the darker ones. The RF/S/C-3's for example were lighter than the II's. Strange they went back to the lighter. Wonder if there was a reason for that.

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just a FYI, the RC-7 woofers are different than the rf-5 although they look similar.  I asked klipsch when i bought my replacement woofer for my rf-5 that was dented from when i bought them.

 

Klipsch has been good about maintaining replacements for this line and keep having new replacements made

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just a FYI, the RC-7 woofers are different than the rf-5 although they look similar.  I asked klipsch when i bought my replacement woofer for my rf-5 that was dented from when i bought them.

 

Klipsch has been good about maintaining replacements for this line and keep having new replacements made

The only difference is the shielding i believe. On their website they are listed as the same driver number: K-1083-SB

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Interesting, I thought the newer drivers were the darker ones. The RF/S/C-3's for example were lighter than the II's. Strange they went back to the lighter. Wonder if there was a reason for that.

Maybe the older ones changed with age. I'm guessing the one I received is from the batch they made for the Classic RF-5 in 2009.

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just a FYI, the RC-7 woofers are different than the rf-5 although they look similar.

 

They should be completely interchangeable.  There's not many CRT's out there to have to worry about shielding or bucking magnets.

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So are you saying these would work, I don't need the shielding anymore. These are 8" WOOFER FOR RF-3 & RF-5 K-1083

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The only thing that I can think of that you would need shielding for is if you put it close to a CRT TV.

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yes these would work? need to know whether to purchase or not. Scratch this...

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