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#192555 - 01/16/08 02:46 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: SirQuack]
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I wouldn't worry too much about adhereing closely to the midwall points since its unlikely those will be the optimal spots given your unique room configuration. Also hanging subs is not something worth attempting given all the energy going through those enclosures. Guys that have tried it invariably put them back on the floor owing to the additional noise from the shelves and the danger of vibrations causing the sub to fall. \:o
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#192559 - 01/16/08 02:56 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: jakeman]
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That's good to know - Ian's always eyeing up the back wall for mounting another subwoofer 'out of the way'. I leave the house in fear every time . . .
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#192568 - 01/16/08 03:56 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: Amie]
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Too funny. LOL \:\)
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#192612 - 01/16/08 08:59 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: jakeman]
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I'm really intrigued by the notion of putting the sub "in mid air" somewhere.
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#192614 - 01/16/08 09:01 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: tomtuttle]
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to me I would think there would be little difference between floor/wall and ceiling wall, not sure.
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#192615 - 01/16/08 09:04 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: SirQuack]
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Didnt we have a poster here at one time who had his 80s hanging from the ceiling and one of those built in subs ... what are they called?
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#192616 - 01/16/08 09:08 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: RickF]
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I remember that picture....hmmmm
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#192618 - 01/16/08 09:12 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: SirQuack]
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I distinctly remember him talking about how the 80s hung... hanging from the ceiling like that really bringing out SRV's tone, that's what really caught my attention.
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#192620 - 01/16/08 09:25 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: RickF]
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Well, personally, I sit much closer to the floor than to the ceiling, so I'm willing to entertain the notion that there could be a difference or advantage \:\)

There was somebody else who was talking about putting a sub up on a plant shelf in the sunroom.

You know, I have a pretty big plant shelf in my living room. Hmmm. But hoisting a sub up there could be quite an engineering feat.
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#192625 - 01/16/08 10:05 PM Re: Where to place additional subs? [Re: tomtuttle]
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You know, I have a pretty big plant shelf in my living room. Hmmm. But hoisting a sub up there could be quite an engineering feat.


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