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Center Speaker stand??

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#1 of 8 OFFLINE   todd s

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Posted October 19 2005 - 03:50 PM

I have a front projection unit in my theater room. Right now the Center speaker is on a the floor. I am wondering what is the best stand to have it on? I plan on building one.

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#2 of 8 OFFLINE   MikeLi


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Posted October 20 2005 - 02:28 AM

Go to AV123.com and find Brucers Corner... He has his own forum there. He builds theses things to folks specific orders and has lots of pictures there... Great guy!

#3 of 8 OFFLINE   Jon Bell

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Posted October 20 2005 - 04:54 AM

Did you consider black shelving attached to the wall? Assuming your screen wall is dark or black, a black shelf would blend right in. I attached a $15 black Home Depot shelf to the wall and it looks fine. You'll need to anchor it to studs-- even strong drywall anchors will pull right out after a while.

#4 of 8 OFFLINE   Tom C

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Posted October 21 2005 - 12:57 AM

I had one made for my 36XS955 Sony. Check post #356:


Also, Sanus makes one:


#5 of 8 OFFLINE   Ryan Tsang

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Posted October 21 2005 - 04:50 PM

Did you consider black shelving attached to the wall?

Depending on the size of the center, specifically, the ability to play bass, it should not be near the wall. Stand-mounted 2-3 ft from wall is better, but not eveyone has the space.

I modified a pair of $100 Target stands into my center stand. I used the metal bases with the spikes along with a sheet of 3/4"MDF and 3" (square) thick wooden fence posts for the legs. Supports my 47lbs center onto three 3/8" (inverted and plastic capped) bolts in a triangular config for tilt adjustment. The speaker bottom is 15" off the floor and is a sturdy as a floorstander. Email me if you want to see pics.

#6 of 8 OFFLINE   barry.az



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Posted October 24 2005 - 06:09 AM

I've been looking at the Premier J18C (same company as Paradigm). Anyone have experience with this stand?

#7 of 8 OFFLINE   tonyKwok


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Posted October 24 2005 - 07:04 AM

todd s

i was in a similar situation as you w/ my 50" sony LCD projection. I built a stand myself. Take a look:

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The materials cost me only about $20


#8 of 8 OFFLINE   Allen Longcor

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Posted October 25 2005 - 07:36 AM

I want to know what center channel weighs 47 lbs???