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Spikes worth it?

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by arn, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. arn

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    Is it worth putting spikes on my sub? at the moment it's on carpet with a concrete floor underneath.

    The sub is part of the nsp100 set
     
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    If it has decent rubber feet that should probably be all that you need
     
  3. eviljohn2

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    As Ian says, I wouldn't worry too much as long as it's not directly on the floor where it will get dusty. :)
     
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    If its just sitting ont he carpet with no feet then getting some spikes on it will make a difference. Richer sounds and maplins sell spike kits for arround £5.
     
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    I'd agree with this. Must be better than rubber feet wobbling around on carpet pile...PJ
     
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    I agree with all of the above too, spikes or decent feet make a big difference.
     
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    What do you class as decent feet? My xls200-df came with a pack of spikes, even though the sub was fitted with puck-like feet (I think they are rubber).

    Do you think attaching the spikes to the bottom of the feet would improve things, or should i just leave it alone? The sub sits on a concrete slab at present.
     
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    If it's on a concrete slab the rubber/plastic(?) feet should be fine. I have mine on spikes to get through the carpet to the concrete floor...PJ
     
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  10. arn

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    :oops: it doesn't even have rubber feet, so i guess spikes it is then
     
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    I use some doorstops as a good alternative to spikes. They're the right size, consistency and strong enough for the task, have a useful screw hole through the middle and are cheap too. :)
     

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