DIY Speaker spike sliders for hardwwod floors .....

gyosagyosa Posts: 253
edited September 14 in DIY, Mods & Tweaks
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Rubber pads are from Home Depot
Magic sliders are from Target
Put ‘em together, they fit perfectly- nice and snug ...
The speaker spikes rest perfectly on the metal washer.

They work perfect - blend in reasonably well with the floor , are rock solid after adjusting spike height - and slide effortlessly when the housekeeper needs to clean !

About 10 bucks total.....
I just couldn’t justify what the Herbies sliders cost ......

Bk

Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50, PS Audio 4.6 , Polk SDA 1c’s , Sony 42” - bedroom

B&K EX-442 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - pool

PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Salk Supercharged Songtowers
Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - den

Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - patio

Comments

  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 7,190
    Nice and thrifty! Nice speakers too. :)

    My thrifty spike footers were sourced from a VTI audio rack. The end caps were punctured by the shelf spikes from heavy gear over the years. I had ordered new end caps from VTI to replace the punctured ones.

    Using a hole saw, I drilled some 3/8” hardwood inserts. I used construction adhesive to glue them into the VTI end caps. I got some round, heavy-duty adhesive felt feet and applied it to the bottom of the hardwood in the caps. Works great.

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