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Re: Mounting hardware

I use an amp stand like this one:
to hold a 6 space Road Ready rack in front of me.  Works great - the
faceplates of the rack units end up at exactly the right height and angle 
see and even twiddle if I need to.   The picture/description of that amp
stand don't tell you the whole story - you can flip the support bars around
so that the longer legs are the bottom and the shorter legs are the back.
Perfect for holding my rack box.

I can imagine that it would work well with multiple units as well.  A 
of these, each with 6-8 rack units on top, and you'd have a Star Trek
command center going!

Dunno if that helps - but I highly recommend giving it a shot.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Hamburg" <mark_hamburg@baymoon.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 2:03 PM
Subject: OT: Mounting hardware

> I'm trying to re-configure my home studio. What I've discovered is that
> my existing A-fame Ultimate Support Systems keyboard stand works
> moderately well using the rails to hold rack mount equipment at a
> slight angle. Moderately well, but not great since that isn't what it's
> built for.
> My goal is to have something where I can sit in the middle with my
> guitar and have equipment wrap around me within reasonable arm's reach.
> What I'm realizing I think I want is something like a good drum rack
> but instead of mounting drums I want rack rails for mounting loopers,
> effects processors, synths, mixers, etc.. Does anyone make such a beast
> or the hardware to build one?
> As a fallback, can one get real rack rails for something like a
> keyboard stand?
> Thanks.
> Mark
> P.S. On the portable rig front, I'm looking at the SKB Mini Gig rigs.
> Any opinions? The specs make them sound heavy which lessens the
> attractiveness. I'd also like to find a good way to tilt them up so
> that I can have it on the floor and still readily see the equipment.