Grill cloth colors for rebuild

Anybody use another color than black when recovering their speaker grills? I have a pair of SDA 2s that I’m thinking beige would look good.

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  • ElmerKTMElmerKTM Posts: 8
    Is that opinion based on traditionalism or actually having seen a different colored grill fabric on a set of Polk SDA or Monitor series? I think the lambs wool grills on Klipsch Forte 4s is nice looking. I have had, and do have many sets of speakers all with black cloth. Black does minimalize the room-presence and a lighter color may make them more prominent and noticeable. May have to play with some Photoshop images.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 45,175
    It's based on having an eye for what looks good or bad.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 45,175
    Bad, very bad.
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    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


    President of Club Polk

  • ElmerKTMElmerKTM Posts: 8
    Have to agree with that one. Don’t think I could live with that.
  • Sound_RecluseSound_Recluse Posts: 74
    F1nut wrote: »
    Bad, very bad.
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    That's pretty awesome!!! I want to do mine
  • HzTweakerHzTweaker Posts: 584
    How about tiger print silk, and while you're at it play Joe Exotic "Here Kitty Kitty" on your SDAs ;):D
    2ch rig:
    Speakers: LSi9s with VR3's Fortress mods
    Preamplifier: Parasound P5
    Amplifier: Parasound A23
    CDP: Denon 1520
    Cables: Wireworld Equinox 7 XLR ICs, Wireworld Ultraviolet 7 USB
    Benched: Vincent SP-331
  • HzTweakerHzTweaker Posts: 584
    You guys know I was only kidding right!?? :D
    2ch rig:
    Speakers: LSi9s with VR3's Fortress mods
    Preamplifier: Parasound P5
    Amplifier: Parasound A23
    CDP: Denon 1520
    Cables: Wireworld Equinox 7 XLR ICs, Wireworld Ultraviolet 7 USB
    Benched: Vincent SP-331
  • Sound_RecluseSound_Recluse Posts: 74
    Yes I'm kidding too. That looks awful
  • hytekrednekhytekrednek Posts: 76
    I like the old school twill looking grills. Need to recover mine soon. Not sure what I will do. I plan to get samples first so I can decide based on having materials in hand
  • GardenstaterGardenstater Posts: 1,450
    Putting aside the color for now, I like the twill looking ones too, appearance wise. They cut out too much SQ for me to leave them on, except if company will be in the room, especially with kids.

    I think an upgrade from the OEM Polk grill cloths would be something more sheer or transparent to audio.
    George / NJ

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  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 2,820
    You should try paisley 😜
    Cambridge Audio 851N Streamer/DAC
    Belles 21A Pre modded with Mundorf Supreme caps
    B&K M200 Sonata monoblocks refreshed and upgraded
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