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RE: I LIKE that .... !

Works GREAT on my small speakers. You need to mass load the TOP of the speaker. With classic Fulton FMI 80 bookhelves, ( an eight inch and two 2 and a quarters ) in my room, two months ago, I added 16 pound " patio pavers " incrementally, until I stopped hearing much of a difference. It took THREE added. ( 48 pounds per speaker ). Lovely !!

I would / could, NOT go back and listen to my FMI 80s at all, bare, AFTER doing that step-by-step incremental mass increase.

The VOTTs were the same, and I stopped around 290 pounds each. Wonderful and CHEAP.

Like hearing inner detail? Like lower distortion? Like understanding the diction, the words they are singing? Like less driver to driver intermodulation ? Then THIS easy, reversible, and CHEAP mod of mine needs to be TRIED !!!

Pictured above is my very earliest 2015 attempt at incremental mass loading, using my LP boxes ( I have 10,000 LPs, most in boxes for now ). On 12-20-2015, I ended up INCREMENTALLY stopping at 259 pounds, five boxes...sounded better than four !!

The use of " patio pavers " solution, I've came up with, to replace the LPs, I feel is most elegant as a solution. Cost versus performance....hard to beat.


Jeff Medwin

Edits: 01/24/17 01/24/17 01/24/17

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