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    I just finished filling my Plateau Speaker Stands with lead shot and it really help smooth things out. I noticed the bass to be more solid and the vocals not as hollow. The stands are 23" high with metal tubes and am quite impressed in the difference. Oh, I have LSi9's on the stands. Just another little tweak.
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    Lead shot! Recommended by all the heavyweights.
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    I always figured you as a kitty litter kind of guy Jesse....

    I have all my stands filled with urine and fecal matter, 1:2 ratio.
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    I use sand in mine. For cost reasons and I figured it's just small rti speakers.

    Ya' think I'm missing something noticeable?

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    How much of a difference will $40 stands...to higher quality metal stands make? I have Lsi7's
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    Quote Originally Posted by aaharvel
    I use sand in mine. For cost reasons and I figured it's just small rti speakers.

    Ya' think I'm missing something noticeable?
    Yes, the stench of stands filled with urine and fecal matter, 1:2 ratio.

    Of course, that's urinalysis, not mine.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KrazyMofo24
    How much of a difference will $40 stands...to higher quality metal stands make? I have Lsi7's
    probably stability. My question is what's the differences between sand vs. leadshot? If everyone thinks the difference is noticeable, then I might go out and purchase some.

    Mr.Blue Light, I'm sorry but I have no idea what you're talking about.

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    I do, HILARIOUS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbigbluelight
    Yes, the stench of stands filled with urine and fecal matter, 1:2 ratio.

    Of course, that's urinalysis, not mine.


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    I'm trying to have some petrified by Polkfest to hand out as door prizes.
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    And I am considering one of these events in the future?

    Sand vs Lead Shot. Not sure. Sand is way too messy for me.
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    Sand doesn't doesn't even come to the weight of lead shot. Fill the stands outside because lead shot is a bitch to clean up if you spill any.
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    Lead shot, breakfast of champions.

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    You can use both. lead shot for weight and stability and sand to fill the gaps left by the lead shot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbigbluelight
    Yes, the stench of stands filled with urine and fecal matter, 1:2 ratio.

    Of course, that's urinalysis, not mine.


    Oh, this one almost made me spit out my 0 sugar 0 carbs Sprite Zero!

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