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#50929 - 06/29/04 09:03 AM Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Registered: 07/19/03
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Following the instructions here: http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/flexye.html

I made myself a 6 shelf HiFi Rack. I modified the design slightly using 5/8" Steel rods instead of 3/4" and I added the castors to roll it around.

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#50930 - 06/29/04 09:29 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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saint-

nice set-up.. lets see if we can make the links easier.

instructions are here

and pics here and here

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#50931 - 06/29/04 11:42 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Pretty cool, Jordan! Is there a practical reason for only having 3 legs, or is it just cosmetic? Could it be done with 4? The castors are a great idea, particularly on your wooden floors. Should make cable hookup really easy. All in all, very nice!

Thanks for the links, BJ.
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#50932 - 06/29/04 12:05 PM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Thanks!

1. The design calls for three legs. I'd say it was to reduce costs but the rods cost only $4.00 each. From what I understahd it's much easier to level with only 3, though it does look a little funny. My friend suggested putting one in the back and 2 in the front (or the only way) as opposed to the sides.

2. Yes otherwise you need some rubber base or something.

3. I need something in the back for the cables.


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#50933 - 06/30/04 12:00 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Registered: 02/04/04
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I saw your post on ARS, very cool. These pix don't work thou... weren't you trying to pain em black or something? how'd that turn out?
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#50934 - 06/30/04 12:43 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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In reply to:

I need something in the back for the cables.


Maybe you can find some thing at Cableorganizer.com
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#50935 - 06/30/04 07:14 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Sorry, pictures back up.


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#50936 - 07/01/04 04:36 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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Registered: 09/06/02
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Loc: california
Sweet DIY rack, I didn't realize we had other axiom/Ars members on here!

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#50937 - 07/01/04 10:36 AM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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We used to have one more, but he stopped comin' round awhile back...
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#50938 - 07/01/04 12:27 PM Re: Check out my Flexy-Rack
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I actually learned about Axiom FROM the ARS forums.



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