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Old 15th November 2007, 09:06 AM   #1
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Default Is this a good idea for a plinth design?

I am about to build a plinth for my Technics SP-10 MK2.

I was originally just going to make it from layers of ply and nothing else, but I thought, what if I was to put a sheet of car sound deadening material in between one or more of the ply layers?

Would this work well to reduce vibrations?

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Old 15th November 2007, 10:48 AM   #2
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It may reduce vibrations. You may also hate the sound. Difficult to say. I've found that lead shot within the ply worked well for my DD plinth (two of the layers have multiple 50mm holes which contain the lead)

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How about critically placed cavities filled with sand . Less wood would also mean less chance of resonance and transmitted sound. I've been planning and planning and .........
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