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    i've got dodgy floorboards under some thickish carpet and decent weight spiked speaker stands. i want to site them on some heavy slabs or marble but how do people deal with spikes on hard shiny surfaces? cork? remove spikes and replace with blutack or something?



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    It depends what you are trying to achieve. For good coupling (vibration transmission to the marble) spikes directly onto the shiny surface are ideal. For isolation (de-coupling) replace the spikes with an absorbant material - preferably something softer and more damped than blu-tack.
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    I have used spiked stands straight on top of marble, with no problems. This is fine unless you have kids, where the liklyhood of toppling speakers increases...
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    jazz biscuit botherer wrote:
    i've got dodgy floorboards under some thickish carpet and decent weight spiked speaker stands. i want to site them on some heavy slabs or marble but how do people deal with spikes on hard shiny surfaces? cork? remove spikes and replace with blutack or something?


    T%hink different. Personally I'm far drom convinced that spikes are the optimum answer to anything.
    If you can convince a dealer to supply on a sale or return basis, I'd look to experiment with Finite Elemente Cerapucs/Ceraballs (depending on weight).

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