Hi all, normally I would say you are right just have the Dave fix it and be done with it. But I kind of like doing stuff myself and it’s a challenge. The other reason is I have really caught the bug for these speakers. So I have one pair now in my two channel system but I am finishing in a home theater in my basement and I am hooked so I need a pair for the front and rear, and then I plan to make a custom center channel, ribbon in the middle flaked by two 12” on each end in a horizontal lay out and put it above the projector screen. All mounted in custom quarter sawn oak cabinets. Now you see where this is going. I see on here where I can purchase the woofers new, or maybe buy some used and refoam them ( I rebuilt three pair of Bose 901’s last year) I will either have to come up with used crossovers or make them from scratch, then find the ribbon drivers, so I may be able to find Ribbons that need rebuilt from someone who has upgraded to the platinum and removed the 30” drivers or sitting here looking at the 30” driver out of my speaker, if I can figure out how to replace the ribbon maybe I can make the speaker from scratch. It looks like the driver is held between two pieces of wood probably kept in place by the pressure from the screws that pass through the body of the metal case and wood with an electrical connection on each end. It is flanked by what looks like three rows of magnets front and back, If I can get the magnets I may be able to make the complete driver. Now that is a lot of if’s but I know you can get the Kapton material, looking at the driver I can make the metal and wood parts all I would need to know is the size, strength, magnet type and any orientation rules, and maybe I could get them to. Once I have this part figured out I can make the complete speaker. The hardest part for me will probably be the crossovers because I have not done that type of work before but I have a crossover sitting on the back of the speaker behind me and I have seen a schematic of it on here so if I can get the parts I should be able to make one. I know it all sounds crazy… Maybe I am getting way ahead of myself so I will contact Dave and see if he will sell me the material and maybe talk me through rebuilding this pair first. I wish I could have gone to the Carverfest and had the honor of talking to Bob about these speakers, he would probably call me crazy to.