You are not logged in. [Log In]


Forums » General Discussion » The Water Cooler » Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a.....

Page 28 of 34 < 1 2 26 27 28 29 30 33 34 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#318713 - 08/16/10 10:18 AM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: fredk]
medic8r Offline
axiomite

Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6469
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
CV could put all of his EP800s on train tracks and have some cool chase scenes, like in "The Wrong Trousers" ...
_________________________
Bears, beets, Battlestar Galactica.

Top
#318738 - 08/16/10 03:01 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: CV]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10415
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
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.
_________________________
Jason
-----------------
TTTHHHPPPPPTTTT!

My HT

Top
#318739 - 08/16/10 03:09 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: jakewash]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 18044
Loc: NoVA
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.
_________________________
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!

Top
#318746 - 08/16/10 04:10 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: Ken.C]
Adrian Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6873
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....
_________________________
Half of communication is listening. You can't listen with your mouth.

Top
#318767 - 08/16/10 04:56 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: Ken.C]
fredk Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 7786
Loc: Canada
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.
_________________________
Fred

-------
Blujays1: Spending Fred's money one bottle at a time, no two... Oh crap!

Top
#319238 - 08/19/10 10:02 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: fredk]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
Too bad we don't know anybody with woodworking skills who has already solved this problem in New Hampshire.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#319254 - 08/19/10 11:20 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: tomtuttle]
ClubNeon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 3466
Loc: Western Maryland, USA
I'm not really a fan of wood though. Smoked glass, or blued steel would get me to purchase.
_________________________
Pioneer PDP-5020FD, Marantz SR6011
Axiom M5HP, VP160HP, QS8
Sony PS4, surround backs
-Chris

Top
#319270 - 08/20/10 06:09 AM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: ClubNeon]
MarkSJohnson Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11437
Loc: Central NH
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")
_________________________
::::::: No disrespect to Axiom, but my favorite woofer is my yellow lab :::::::

Top
#319299 - 08/20/10 12:44 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
I tease because we're friends, Mark. smile
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#319301 - 08/20/10 12:47 PM Re: Ideas? I wish Axiom would make a..... [Re: tomtuttle]
MarkSJohnson Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11437
Loc: Central NH
Well, if I EVER get my basement workshop put back together.....! smile
_________________________
::::::: No disrespect to Axiom, but my favorite woofer is my yellow lab :::::::

Top
Page 28 of 34 < 1 2 26 27 28 29 30 33 34 >

Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 
Forum Stats

15,224 Registered Members
15 Forums
23,992 Topics
424,049 Posts

Most users ever online:
883 @ 03/04/17 05:06 PM

Top Posters
Ken.C 18044
pmbuko 16437
SirQuack 13567
CV 11677
MarkSJohnson 11437
1 registered (brendo)
82 Guests and
3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newsletter Signup