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Old 6th October 2007, 09:05 PM   #1
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Default Feet for horns?

So, I have a wonderful set of rons A166s with deflectors, and am now wondering if they should have some feet or something underneath them. Tried searching the forum, no luck. What have people done in the past?
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Old 6th October 2007, 11:51 PM   #2
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If you are looking for spikes you probably won't find much because all they do is lift the speaker by the height of the feet and damage the floor.

If you want to keep your downstairs neighbours happy. divots in the bottom of the cabinet and a few squash balls works well.
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Old 7th October 2007, 12:07 AM   #3
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Old 7th October 2007, 09:37 AM   #4
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I was intending asking the same question in the near future, as am about 1/2 way building Spawn of Frugelhorn Sachiko cabinets( these are simply a sight to behold!) Is there a benefit in raising off the floor, or is the design meant to "couple" with the floor ( is there such a thing?)( brings to mind a few interesting considerations!).
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The lower mouth is intended to couple to the floor, so it will come in at a lower frequency than the upper mouth.
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Thanks, solves some issues for me. I simply cannot wait to hear these guys! I have had my drivers in an old pair of KEF Concerto cabinets ( modified ) so as to run them in, have got about 40 hours on them so far.
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Old 7th October 2007, 11:22 AM   #7
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Most spikes simply wouldn't take the weight anyway. You can adjust the tuning by placing small wooden blocks under the front of the cabinet to tilt it slightly backward should you wish.

IIRC, Derek, who's black pair are shown on the Frugal site, used castors under his, for ease of movement.
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