Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-09-2014, 11:56   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Dallas
Boat: Island Packet 44
Posts: 5
Cockpit stereo speaker covers

I just bought a pair of 7.7" JL Marine cockpit stereo speakers. They are made to withstand the environment, but caution that the cone membrane will not withstand direct high pressure water spray, which is a hazard that I fear mine could easily suffer. Andromeda is often washed in my absence, the dock water pressure varies, and is often extremely high. No way can I trust that those folk who may wash Andromeda will be aware, be careful and not blast a hole in the membrane.
It seems to me that these speakers should have a cover to protect them when not in use, maybe like the close fitting plastic cover that snaps over my Raymarine instrument displays, but I find no such product, reference, or discussion of this matter after extensive googling.
Anyone have any ideas or suggestions?
George Henry
S/V Andromeda, IP44-35,
Isla Mujeres, Mex.
Gshenry53 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-09-2014, 12:09   #2
a64pilot's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Albany Ga.
Boat: Island Packet 38
Posts: 26,019
Re: Cockpit stereo speaker covers

Mine are covered with simple sunbrella and snaps, eventually UV degrades everything, keeping anything under cover will make it last longer, if they cut sunbrella with a pressure washer, you sure don't want them washing your boat.
a64pilot is online now   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fusion Stereo Equipment Marine Stereo Recommendations SV Demeter Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 19 11-02-2013 17:18
Wiring Cockpit Speakers to Existing Stereo with 4 Speakers Patrick_DeepPlaya Marine Electronics 10 30-10-2012 18:18
Stereo Speakers in the cockpit Gerry Connolly Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12 16-06-2011 05:39
Marine Stereo vs Car Stereo . . . reiner Marine Electronics 30 11-12-2010 10:13
Connectng VHF to Cockpit Stereo Speaker nigel1 Marine Electronics 4 03-02-2010 12:49

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:32.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.