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#318713 - 08/16/10 10:18 AM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: fredk]
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CV could put all of his EP800s on train tracks and have some cool chase scenes, like in "The Wrong Trousers" ...
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#318738 - 08/16/10 03:01 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: CV]
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Originally Posted By: CV
I'm definitely down for some outriggers, and I still like the idea of making them a little more involved than simply providing extra stability. As in, I'd like a rotating platform for the speaker to sit on that you can lock at whatever angle you want. It would be a convenient and accurate way to play with toe-in.
They could incorporate the Incra mitre gauge for exact locking at the desired angle.
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#318739 - 08/16/10 03:09 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: jakewash]
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Personally, I'd like to see speaker outriggers at a much lower price than they're available online. I don't know that Axiom is the one to supply that, though.
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#318746 - 08/16/10 04:10 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: Ken.C]
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Loc: It's all about the location.
Outriggers are an excellent idea. Pricewise, there are so many different routes that Axiom could take depending on the design. It could be as straight forward as a larger wooden base/plaque that attaches to the bottom of the speaker but extends the feet out, a couple of fancy CNC'ed metallic bar type, or glass/marble/granite....
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#318767 - 08/16/10 04:56 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: Ken.C]
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I suspect the price reflects the sales volume. I could see someone offering them at a lower cost only as a service to their customer base.
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#319238 - 08/19/10 10:02 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: fredk]
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Too bad we don't know anybody with woodworking skills who has already solved this problem in New Hampshire.
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#319254 - 08/19/10 11:20 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: tomtuttle]
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I'm not really a fan of wood though. Smoked glass, or blued steel would get me to purchase.
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#319270 - 08/20/10 06:09 AM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: ClubNeon]
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Tom, you know more than anyone on this board that I don't have much time for woodworking!

(I started making Tom a set....oh...probably 16 months ago and haven't finished yet. For that fact, my own outriggers never got stained / installed and my M60s are sitting flat on the hardwood floor, totally "feetless")
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#319299 - 08/20/10 12:44 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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I tease because we're friends, Mark. smile
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#319301 - 08/20/10 12:47 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: tomtuttle]
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Well, if I EVER get my basement workshop put back together.....! smile
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