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#289748 - 02/01/10 01:36 PM Blame the epoxy fumes
FordPrefect Offline

Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 1342
Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
Hi everyone,

As part of the continuing saga of renovating my 1917/1950/1975/1990s house I just had the 1930ish clawfoot tub reglazed.

The contractor just left (the fumes haven't) and as I was reading my latest Axiom email about the new on wall speakers I had a bit of an idea.

Has any hung a pair of VP150s vertically and used them as mains with a normally hung VP150 used for the center channel?

Any benefits over the M22? Any problems?

The new on-walls would allow us to have a HT setup and easily move it to our yet-to-be found dream home. Why VP150s for the mains? Well I think it would have a very high "cool factor".

Any ideas you have will, as always, be greatly appreciated.

getting to 2,000 posts; one year at a time vp160/qs8/qs4/ep350/m60/m2200s

#289772 - 02/01/10 02:16 PM Re: Blame the epoxy fumes [Re: FordPrefect]
tomtuttle Offline

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
Geez, Wayne, open a window!

I'd call Axiom. I bet they'll say to just use M22's for mains.
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#289776 - 02/01/10 02:19 PM Re: Blame the epoxy fumes [Re: tomtuttle]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11437
Loc: Central NH
::poking Wayne with a stick:: Wayne? WAYNE?

Ditto what Tom said.

I'll be taking a sledgehammer to my tub in a few weeks! \:\)
::::::: No disrespect to Axiom, but my favorite woofer is my yellow lab :::::::

#289777 - 02/01/10 02:20 PM Re: Blame the epoxy fumes [Re: FordPrefect]
RickF Offline

Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 5210
Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
Wayne, towards the middle of this thread* you'll see where VP150s were used as main in at least one application, although not vertically like you are suggesting. Hope your home renovation goes well, sounds like a ton of fun.

*That reminds me, I need to post my observations with the VP100 ... I forgot.
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#289778 - 02/01/10 02:20 PM Re: Blame the epoxy fumes [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Adrian Offline

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6880
Loc: It's all about the location.
Most people would take a rubber duckie, but, whatever....
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#289824 - 02/01/10 04:13 PM Re: Blame the epoxy fumes [Re: Adrian]
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