I was going to pay a guy in northern Ohio to recoat mine for me but after seeing how strongly the panels were attached to each other he told me he didn't want to do it. He figured chances are he'd tear the membrane when separating them. He is highly experienced doing the job too. Many use him.Hi Neil (and others),
Thks for sharing your trials with the coatings. I have a pair of ML ESLs with the familiar problem - drop in HF volumes. Tried the showering/washing trick, but it didnt improve matters. So decided to re-coat the film - procured a bottle of Licron (which is all I could get here in India).
- How does one open the stators? They seem to be quite firmly glued together. Any tips would be much appreciated
- Do you have to spray the Licron on both sides of the mylar film?
- does the diaphragm lose tension if/when I open the stators? Or will it still be affixed to the sides (of what I dont know)
- will I need to reattach the HT wire if I pull these apart?
I am in a slightly remote part of India, so getting parts takes time. Just trying to gather what I need before starting the operation. I've got kapton tape and the spray. Anything else I am likely to need? I do have general electronic diy stuff (like a soldering iron etc.)
thanks very much. Look forward to the replies before I start pulling them apart.