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Child friendly speaker stands??!!

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Jan20, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. Jan20

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    I've gone a bit mad and now my better half is killing me :rolleyes:
    Just upgraded my all in one for a Denon AVR2106 and AE Evo 3b package. However, I didn't think about where to put the rear evo 1's!! Is there such a thing as a kid proof speaker stand? I was so looking forward to my gear arriving tommorow and now there's a big, huge spanner in the works.

    I have been looking at the Atacama Nexus 6, but would the kids just knock it all straight over? There only 2 and 2 months so crawling and knocking into them is certainly a factor.
     
  2. karlak

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    Can the nexus stands be loaded with 'balast' ? Would certainly make them more stable.
     
  3. Jan20

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    Yep, they have sand holes. I hope that this would do the trick, but concerned that any kind of rocking and my lovely speakers are overboard!
     
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    I have the atacama nexus 7's and they are proper sturdy, if you want to make them even more sturdy fill them with sand or atabites
     
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    Fill the stands with either Attacama Attabites or sand. Secure the speakers to the stands with Blu Tack. Also helps to minimise the stand vibration. It's not perfect but is probably the best you will get without bolting the stands to the floor.
     
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    good point with the blue tack, i use it too! two blobs at the back and one at the front does the job
     
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    Why not 2 at the front and 1 at the back? After all the front is heavier.
     
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    Cheapest I've seen the nexus 6 for are £58 inc delivery at Peter Tyson. Anyone know a better price? Also, will common or garden sand do the trick, or do I need super dooper sand?
     
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    sands sand really. good point WSH, my mistake. i get all my nexus 7's for about £40, but I get all my equipment through work at cost plus vat, tis a sweet job!
     
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    if the stands are going to be very near a wall, tbh with kids like that around i would suggest you fine a way to lash the stands to the wall, shouldnt be too difficult.....either that or instead of using spikes, use screws and get them stuck in to the floorboards by half an inch...lol
     

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