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Old 11th July 2005, 06:41 AM   #1
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Default 300b tube cage

does anyone have a suggestion on what to use to cage a 300b tube to keep the cat out? The more visually attractive the better.

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Old 11th July 2005, 07:12 AM   #2
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perforatedmetal


http://www.marcospecialtysteel.com/perforatedmetal.htm


if you have ever worked with sheetmetal it should be a snap.


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Old 11th July 2005, 09:29 AM   #4
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concrete!
but more seriously i'd go with the perforated metal.
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Old 11th July 2005, 10:41 AM   #5
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I like this one:

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Is that glass or acrylic?
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Sorry about digging up an old thread.

I've got a Jolida amp that I'd like to put a cage on (2 year old in the house), but I like the look of the tubes. Most cages cover them up so much. I don't like the look of the acrylic much, and wouldn't it get really hot? I have no sheet metal working experience, but I will try anything. Where can I get the materials? The link above doesn't work.

I like the "screen" look that guys use for their headphones, but I don't know if it has enough structural stability to work:
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Try onlinemetals for perforated aluminum sheet stock. I don't have any suggestions on where to get wire mesh unfortunately.

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Old 21st January 2010, 05:48 PM   #8
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wire mesh? McMaster-Carr

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lots of .. well..... everything: expanded metal, perforated metal, etc etc.
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Old 21st January 2010, 06:38 PM   #9
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WOW! These guys really do have everything.

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Old 21st January 2010, 06:49 PM   #10
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