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    I've been getting good results using squash balls between wooden plinths to create a sort of suspended chassis for my Technics SP-10.

    I am using Wilson single yellow dot balls - its all they had in my local JB sports -but am thinking they are just a bit too squashy and soft, so would like to try something firmer.

    What balls are firmer - what colour of dot should I be looking for?

    thanks.

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    Sidegrading between balls of differing bounce dynamics will not make that much of a difference to the stability of your plinth IMO. You may get firmer grounding by doubling the number of balls you use.
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    Yellow dot are the least squashy of the lot.
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    You certainly don't want any blaupunkt sqaush balls in your system
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    Injector wrote:
    Yellow dot are the least squashy of the lot.


    No single dot balls are the squashiest. If you want firmer balls go for a club players double dot (they bounce more and are therefore easier to play with), ir even the bigger blue beginners balls. Very firm and bouncy.




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    HiFiWigWam wrote:
    even the bigger blue beginners balls. Very firm and bouncy.


    If I'm not mistaken these are actually Raquetballs. (Played with whats best described as a short handled tennis racket)



    For Squash balls - the more dots the less bounce
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