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06-03-2002, 04:10 PM
any suggestions on mounting the r15's?
they are not flush with the wall because of the wire terminals.
If i simply mount them with the keyhole and a screw they will not sit flat.
06-23-2002, 08:44 PM
I have the POLK R15's , I think I can help you. Are they going in a corner or the flat part. i have mine in a corner and used some small corner shelf's and make sure to use extra screws so they were strudy. Go to a local Lowes or homedepot and find some small shelfs and use those. This is a guy that gaes by the name RON-P, go to his website http://home.earthlink.net/~peregrinefalcon , and look how he mounted his surround speakers. Also try asking him what he used. It looks like metal pipe and ends. Hope this helps.
06-23-2002, 10:10 PM
Cut the drywall where the wire hits, run the wire inside the wall for a clean look,drywall is very easy to fix.Use the keyhole slot with a drywall anchor and screw.Best way to hang small speakers.
get your cutting on
06-23-2002, 10:12 PM
if you need tips on running wire I can help.I can give you all the cool tricks needed to run the wire inside the walls of an exsisting house.
06-24-2002, 10:39 AM
It looks like metal pipe and ends.
Exactly, 3/4" Galvanized pipe from Home Depot along with surface-mounting plates. Works great and cost is less then $15 for both. I'm all about the budget.
Here's the underbelly
06-24-2002, 08:56 PM
thanks a lot for the advice. I think I am going to go with the corner shelf option.
06-24-2002, 11:27 PM
Just make shure before you put you speakers on them that, they and good and stable. Mine hold no problem, are you goin to run you cable throught the walls? I ran mine down the inside of the wall and out around the baseboards of my room, unless you look very good you can't see any of my cables. I only did that because my system is in my room, because i'am only 16.
06-25-2002, 10:04 AM
Use a little earthquake putty to hold them inplace. Works great, it's cheap, won't damage speakers and can be had almost anywhere.
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