Homemade speaker shoes! (Pics)

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  1. Bossk128

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    I wondered if anybody was interested in my homemade speaker shoes. After finding out they were £16 per speaker, my tight gene kicked in. I've no idea about their sonic qualities, but they certainly protect my floors.

    I chopped up some corks into quarter slices, and glued them to small copper discs, cost me about 16p in all (I already had the corks) :D

    Here's some pics, including injuries. I should've been more careful with the kitchen knife cutting up the corks.

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    What do you think :rotfl:
     
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    I think most people just use the pennies:rotfl:

    and some drill a little indentation into the penny so the spike has something to align with.

    Looks like a nasty cut.......whats that?........."only a fleshwound?":rotfl:
     
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    I need to make a third set for my subwoofer now. I'll be more careful, maybe using safety glasses too. :D
     
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    I couldn't find your blood type in your profile, I'll call the hospital 'just in case':rotfl:
     
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    What did you say you cut the cork with? your theeth? but hey if they work then great. cheap but effective.
     
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    These are proper speaker shoes:

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    I would love to see the homeland security man's face, as I boarded a Trans-Atlantic flight with a pair of those on :rolleyes: :rotfl:

    Bob
     
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    True, they are a bit messy. SWMBO wasn't out long though, she still isn't impressed despite my wounds.
     
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    Swmbo?
     
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    SWMBO: She Who must Be Obeyed
     
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    Having drunk the 4 bottles of wine to get the corks, without the need to cut anything, I've reached the state of mind where I don't really care what damage the speaker spikes can do...
     

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