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# 220182 29-Jul-2017 19:09
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Hi all


Just wondering what others have done to try to prevent/limit floorstanders from falling over when pushed?


I have a pair of Diamond 155 with spikes and they get rather wobbly with a gentle touch..


I don't want to drill anything into them ideally, or if I do where is it safe to drill?





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  # 1835452 2-Aug-2017 10:00
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Do you have Wooden Floors? If so remove the spikes and try good old Blu-tak on each corner. If you have Carpet,try adding a solid Plinth(same size or slightly bigger dimension wise than your speakers ie Depth by Width) under your speakers eg Wood,Granite etc. Blu-tak the speakers to that Plinth. Add spikes to that plinth so it stays steady on the carpet.  

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  # 1835951 2-Aug-2017 17:37
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according to this pic the stock 'plinth' on the 155's is just screwed on, so should be easy enough to remove it and fit something larger to make them stable


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  # 1836097 2-Aug-2017 21:37
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Great idea, I'll double check first then I'll see if I can find another wider more stable plinth

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  # 1836148 2-Aug-2017 23:11
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Could it be that the floor is not level with the spikes?  If not try adjusting the spikes a bit.

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  # 1836250 3-Aug-2017 09:21
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I have used child door restraint latches before. The kind that come as a strap with a hole on each end plastic plates that can be stuck to the wall and door (in this case the speaker). I used some 3M removable adhesive sticker thingys and it held the speaker to the wall pretty securely without marring either surface long term.

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