Polymeric Sand

Sorry to repost this, but I just realized that I had posted my question within a thread from 2017.

I bought the TransDeco speaker stands for the 703s. For now, I am using the little rubber isolation pads for the placement of the speaker on the top plate, but later I might add some blue tack to secure it a little better. I would like to add further weight to the base, but preserve the wire management capabilities of the stand. Has anyone ever tried using polymeric sand to fill the posts. It should harden and dry out after a while. I was thinking of inserting a small diameter conduit (e.g. PVC pipe) that exits the top and bottom holes and pouring polymeric sand around it.

Is that a bad idea?

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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 20,809
    saturn1 wrote: »
    Sorry to repost this, but I just realized that I had posted my question within a thread from 2017.

    I bought the TransDeco speaker stands for the 703s. For now, I am using the little rubber isolation pads for the placement of the speaker on the top plate, but later I might add some blue tack to secure it a little better. I would like to add further weight to the base, but preserve the wire management capabilities of the stand. Has anyone ever tried using polymeric sand to fill the posts. It should harden and dry out after a while. I was thinking of inserting a small diameter conduit (e.g. PVC pipe) that exits the top and bottom holes and pouring polymeric sand around it.

    Is that a bad idea?

    Only if you want to pour the sand out later. Many here use lead shot for adding weight.
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