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  • Any reason why a TV stand couldn't be used as an amp stand?

    i'm looking for cheap alternatives for my amp and some pedal sotrage to take up less space.

    i'm currently using a chair for the amp, and a shoe rack for 'excess' pedals, so i'm thinking something like the below tv stand would raise my amp fairy high and give me loads of pedal storage in the corner of my room?



    or no?
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  • #2
    once it can handle the weight and not vibrate like crazy I don't see why not??
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    • #3
      I did this for a little bit. I noticed some increased combo rattle, but that won't necessarily happen to you. I would build one. It's a really simple build and would be a billion times more stable than some particle board piece of ****************, and possibly cheaper.
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      • #4
        get yourself down to ikea

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        • #5
          i have mine on a really low ikea bookshelf and it works well
          the thing ways a ton though so i would consider getting something heavy. i think this is actually solid wood.
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          • #6
            doubles as a chair

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            • #7
              i put my amp
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              • #8
                Use a hammock.
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                • #9
                  Or better, Ikea carries some billy extensions. They have ideal height for 1x12" combos and let you have all controlls in range. You can also store some guitar related things in it to tidy things up:

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                  • #10
                    It CLEARLY says TV stand, NOT amp stand
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                    • #11
                      not sure how putting an amp on surface that takes up approx the same amount of floor space
                      would save space. in fact it takes even more more vertical space. you couldve otherwise enjoyed a poster or maybe a dirty calendar or something.

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                        • #13
                          Hang it from the ceiling on hooks.
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                            • #15
                              not sure how putting an amp on surface that takes up approx the same amount of floor space
                              would save space.
                              in fact it takes even more more vertical space. you couldve otherwise enjoyed a poster or maybe a dirty calendar or something.


                              Because using something like a TV stand he would have the amp on top and shelves underneath for pedals etc...
                              This would take up less floor space than what he has currently (amp on a chair with a separate rack for storage/pedals etc.).
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