Securing M&K CS35 Column Surrounds

zero7

Active Member
I need to secure my recently acquired CS35 column surrounds as even a slight push from the front will have these fall over, all the weight is too the back.

My new carpet is really think and these don'y have any option for spikes. I think I could put them on some sort of plinth but even then they may knock over quick easily, especially as I have a 2 year old.

Any thoughts?

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zero7

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Any thoughts?
 

ChrisNic

Well-known Member
I have mine attached to my skirting using the supplied bracket. Doing it this way some of the weight is taken by the floor and some by the wall, the end result is pretty secure.
 

zero7

Active Member
I have mine attached to my skirting using the supplied bracket. Doing it this way some of the weight is taken by the floor and some by the wall, the end result is pretty secure.
Not an toon for me as these are going to be used as sides next to the sofa free standing
 

dante01

Distinguished Member
Just replace the plinths that are supplied with the speakers with heavier alternatives. Maybe use paving slabs cut to size or even granite if funds allow. The plinths are attached by two 1/4 -20 x 1" Phillips pan head machine screws. ALonger length screws may be required depending upon the thickness of the replacement plinths. Have the holes drilled and countersunk while having the plinths cut to size. If serious about things, also make provision for floor spikes.

You can buy plinths from a specialist supplier such as this:
RS Acoustics

but I'd suggest you go to a local Stone mason who will probably be cheaper?
 
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zero7

Active Member
Just replace the plinths that are supplied with the speakers with heavier alternatives. Maybe use paving slabs cut to size or even granite if funds allow. The plinths are attached by two 1/4 -20 x 1" Phillips pan head machine screws. ALonger length screws may be required depending upon the thickness of the replacement plinths. Have the holes drilled and countersunk while having the plinths cut to size. If serious about things, also make provision for floor spikes.

You can buy plinths from a specialist supplier such as this:
RS Acoustics

but I'd suggest you go to a local Stone mason who will probably be cheaper?
Fantastic idea, thank you so much
 

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