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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Saxum esse et non provolvere » Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:51 pm

See what you did there ...

I’ve received good service from https://skirtingboardsdirect.com/.
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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Mus » Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:56 am

Saxum esse et non provolvere wrote:See what you did there ...

I’ve received good service from https://skirtingboardsdirect.com/.

Ha, thanks Saxon. Actually I misread my ancient tape measure which has 83cm not 183cm against 6ft which I then misread as 8300mm, I searcheth and unsurprisingly foundeth not, hence the confusion :headbang:

Takes a while but I mostly get there eventually :lol:

Presumably I just need a solid pine 1800 x 300 x 18mm. I'm thinking I might just bracket it to the side of the organ so it's more easily removable and won't bend with the speakers balancing on the end.

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:59 pm

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Mus » Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:01 pm


That's great, thanks Sam. Yes '18mm' was a bit of a punt and begged the thinness question.

Quite hard to find something reasonably priced at 1800mm x 30+mm. Best I've done so far is 27mm:
https://www.atlantictimber.co.uk/craftpine27.html
which is £50 delivered and untreated wood. Ideally black would be good to go with the organ, but hey :)

A custom finished wood site is coming in at £150.

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Murray B » Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:18 pm

if the 16mm versions are significantly cheaper - ie less than half the price of 30mm you could always stick two to together - glue and screw will be just as strong.

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby James Perrett » Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:31 pm

An alternative is to go for a thinner plank but screw a batten onto the back to give it more stiffness.
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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:38 pm

27mm should be fine TBH.
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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Mus » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:15 pm

Murray B wrote:if the 16mm versions are significantly cheaper - ie less than half the price of 30mm you could always stick two to together - glue and screw will be just as strong.

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Mus » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:17 pm

James Perrett wrote:An alternative is to go for a thinner plank but screw a batten onto the back to give it more stiffness.

Thank you James, will consider the options.

Hope you are keeping well :)

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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Mus » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:20 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:27mm should be fine TBH.

I think so. Thanks Sam.

Strange that B&Q or Wickes etc. don't have 1800mm as a length. Lots of sites seem to stop at 1500mm.

I may leave untreated for the time being and maybe treat myself to a paint job in the Spring or something if I fancy it :)

Cheers and thanks for all your help.
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Re: Room treatment and monitor speakers suggestions.

Postby Murray B » Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:17 pm

Mus wrote:
Murray B wrote:if the 16mm versions are significantly cheaper - ie less than half the price of 30mm you could always stick two to together - glue and screw will be just as strong.

Hello fellow Murray - you don't see many of us about :-)

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