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DIY Voyager feet?
Message #1 Posted by Igor Vilensky on 2 Nov 2007, 8:37 p.m.

Any suggestions on using hardware store available materials to fashion Voyager series missing rubber feet replacements? Perhaps thin rubber with some sort of adhesive? There are available thin rubberized magnetic strips with one side already adhesive. Could these negatively affect the electronics?

Thank you.

      
Re: DIY Voyager feet?
Message #2 Posted by John Keith on 2 Nov 2007, 9:21 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Igor Vilensky

You can buy black rubber gasket material at most hardware and auto supply stores. Just cut out the replacement foot and attach it with contact cement.


John

            
Re: DIY Voyager feet?
Message #3 Posted by Igor Vilensky on 2 Nov 2007, 9:25 p.m.,
in response to message #2 by John Keith

Thank you very much, John! I will try the auto supply store tomorrow.

      
Re: DIY Voyager feet?
Message #4 Posted by Bill (Smithville, NJ) on 2 Nov 2007, 9:53 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Igor Vilensky

Hi Igor,

Randy gave an option for 1/16" 12" x 12" rubber sheet with adhesive - see last message in following link:

Voyager Feet

I just checked the model number and it's still available, slightly higher cost.

Bill

            
Re: DIY Voyager feet?
Message #5 Posted by Igor Vilensky on 3 Nov 2007, 12:14 a.m.,
in response to message #4 by Bill (Smithville, NJ)

Hmmmm.

this material is only rated to 1000 psi:

Durometer Hardness 5 70A Tensile Strength, psi 1000 Stretch Limit % 200 Density, lbs./cu. ft. 84

Will it suffice? And if the tensile strength is sufficient, what about the stretch limit?

Really, thank you for great info, it's great to know such stuff is available, it's ideal for the purpose.


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