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Locking Casters
#318651 08/15/10 06:43 PM
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I'd like to build platforms for my EP800s to sit on that will roll around but lock into place when I want to position them more permanently. This would make playing with positioning a ton easier, but what drawbacks can you foresee? If I'm to proceed with the idea, does anyone have recommendations on a specific brand and model of locking caster that is nice and heavy-duty with smooth rolling action that is also big enough to roll easily on rugs/carpets?

Thanks for any suggestions you may have.

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Also, I don't want to start another thread, but does anyone have ideas for a sturdy base to raise my QS8 stands a foot or so that wouldn't look horrible and aren't terribly expensive?

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CV #318662 08/15/10 08:54 PM
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If you're going to be on carpet, try some of those silicon, furniture moving disks. You'd not have to build anything, and once you have the subs in their resting places, you just remove the disks from the corners.


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Well, they're on carpet right now, but in the future they may be on tile, or whatever we floor the basement with. There will also be rugs in the basement, but I'm not sure how those will be placed. Good idea to use the sliders for now. Which ones would you go for? Do they all work pretty much the same?

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CV #318666 08/15/10 09:37 PM
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Yeah, they're pretty much the same. Different diameters for different weights (listed on the package). Just get the cheapest ones.


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ClubNeon #318676 08/15/10 10:34 PM
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The sliders work really well on hardwood, too.


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Ken.C #318677 08/15/10 10:35 PM
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Just be careful of scratches from any grit on the floor....


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Are you speaking from experience?

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CV #319608 08/23/10 04:58 PM
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Yes, but please don't ask him for pictures of the scratches. It wasn't the floor that got marked up. shocked


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my grill has locking castors


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