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Budget speaker spikes

Postby The Elf » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:12 pm

Just used a pack of these as simple speaker spikes - they work a treat! A quid a pack:
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:15 pm

:D good Yorkshire tip! :lol:

I'll nominate you for the PW Frugal Studio Award 2020... :lol:
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Wonks » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:20 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote::D good Yorkshire tip! :lol:

I'll nominate you for the PW Frugal Studio Award 2020... :lol:

He hasn't said yet that he only used three per speaker and took the other two back for a 50p refund. :D
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:40 pm

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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Eddy Deegan » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:02 am

Ingenious! :clap:

I heard a rumour that Behringer are going to bring out sets that cost 49p though ...
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:24 am

No, although the Behringer ones look exactly the same from the outside, they use an entirely different concept internally.

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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Eddy Deegan » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:55 am

Martin Walker wrote:And this useful information neatly brings my SOS Forum post total to 15,000

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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Folderol » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:07 am

Martin Walker wrote:And this useful information neatly brings my SOS Forum post total to 15,000
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby The Elf » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:05 am

As soon as they have sale I'm going back for another couple of packs. :lol:
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby IvanSC » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:22 pm

I use sorbethane half-balls about 20mm in diameter. Dirt cheap for eight of them and you don't need to glue them on or anything else. Mine have been in place for about 5 years. Little or no transmitted vibration until the level gets uncomfortably loud.
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Re: Budget speaker spikes

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:37 am

IvanSC wrote:I use sorbethane half-balls about 20mm in diameter. Dirt cheap for eight of them and you don't need to glue them on or anything else. Mine have been in place for about 5 years. Little or no transmitted vibration until the level gets uncomfortably loud.

Sorbothane is indeed good for absorbing vibration, but do watch out for its long-term effect on various surfaces - Paul White ended up with some nasty looking marks on the bottom of some rather expensive wood-veneered ATC loudspeakers due to the puck's 'greasiness'.


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