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Anyone have a suggestion for a novice about where to buy or what brand to go with as far as a good value 5 or 6 shelve av rack?
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try sanus nf206 almost as nice as bello and much less$-- real wood furniture beautifully done and solid
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I myself am looking into the Sanus line and are about a 1/3 the price of billy bags and I like the look and they can hold my 65lb receiver. Go to www.sanus.com for more info

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i have this unit nothing better on the market in my opinion

http://www.bdiusa.com/avfurniture/axis_8022.shtml


cost varies from 6-800
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I use the Sanus Systems euro modular rack and it is solid as a rock. You can add or remove shelves, or use taller posts if you need more space between shelves. Best Buy carries some Sanus Systems stuff, but I have not seen the euro.

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Use avrak, you will find them HERE
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i have this unit nothing better on the market in my opinion

http://www.bdiusa.com/avfurniture/axis_8022.shtml


cost varies from 6-800
BDI makes great stuff their only vice is the price. I looked long and hard at the AXIS 8026. One of the reasons was my 5803 weighs 65lb but finally settled on a BUSH rack and I am very happy with the quality, price, and the WAF is very high.
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My only problem is the rack is going into an alcove with about 27" of width the Axis is too wide at 31".
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The avrak would fit in the alcove perfectly. It can also rotate or if you would like it can be pulled out on a set of tracks and rotated. This makes it much easier to wire and make future equipment changes. The shelves are infinitely adjustable also. You can also get all kinds of accessories. It is also less expensive than most of these other solutions.http://www.avrak.com/eas/avrak/images/avrak.jpg
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I don't know about less expensive. On their website they are very expensive.
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BDI makes great stuff their only vice is the price. I looked long and hard at the AXIS 8026. One of the reasons was my 5803 weighs 65lb but finally settled on a BUSH rack and I am very happy with the quality, price, and the WAF is very high.
My wife saw the BDI on line and said that was the one. I got it for 580 shipped and I couldnt be happier. Which bush rack do u have that allows for a 65 lbs 4000 dollar monster 5803
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Anyone have a suggestion for a novice about where to buy or what brand to go with as far as a good value 5 or 6 shelve av rack?
As i stated i recommend BDI here is another choice at the 500 dollar price point

http://www.homeaudiosuperstore.com/d...DI_VECTOR_9522
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FYI. I was told by the folks at Sanus Systems that the Euro rack modular shelves will hold 100 lbs.

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I'm thinking about a new shelf/rack but none of these seem like they would be good because I have a plethora of wires to cover that sure don't seem like they would all be hidden in small tubes and whatnot in the back of most of these. I need something with a solid back but with hole cutouts. That Avrak seems cool if it had sides on it so it would be fine out in the open. Anyway, I have 3 game systems, DVD, VCR, SAT, and Receiver. The receiver alone has a ton of wires.
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I am looking for something also with a Glass Door or something to close the equipment in? I have Kids

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I'm looking for a rack that is not tall (under 4') but can accomodate my HK AVR 7200, which has dimensions of 17.3"W x 7.6"H x 20.5"D and weighs 59.1 lbs. The weight and the depth measurements are what are killing me as far as trying to find a suitable rack. Anyone have any suggestions for this component?
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As i stated i recommend BDI here is another choice at the 500 dollar price point

http://www.homeaudiosuperstore.com/d...DI_VECTOR_9522
I think this is real nice for the price, but don't you thing it would look a little weird having those slanted sides and placed next to a TV? Positioned by itself would probably be pretty sweet, though.

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I've used my Lovan Sovereign for nearly 5 years. To this day, when someone who has never seen it before does, they comment on how nice a piece of furniture it is. Not only is it elegant, it is highly functional!


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Also available with black and glass shelves.
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I am looking for something also with a Glass Door or something to close the equipment in? I have Kids

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I love my Studiocraft Ultra-48. Although it would be wise to add a lock/latch to keep the kiddies out.

http://www.studiotech.com/jsp/produc...jsp?type=ultra

http://www.smarthome.com/8771.html

http://www.racksandstands.com/asp/show_cat.asp?catid=81

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I'm looking for a rack that is not tall (under 4') but can accomodate my HK AVR 7200, which has dimensions of 17.3"W x 7.6"H x 20.5"D and weighs 59.1 lbs. The weight and the depth measurements are what are killing me as far as trying to find a suitable rack. Anyone have any suggestions for this component?
Look into Bush racks...you will have to put your receiver on top but otherwise it fits your description.
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These posts are great. I've been searching for a tall rack (70 inches or taller) to fill a cove that is 90"+.

The avrak looks great. Any other tall racks out there? Before this post, I was thinking of the Bellos.
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I'd love to see some more real life pics of the stands that you guys have... especially the BDI stuff.

Good thread.

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Here is a pic of my BDI Axis 8026.
Not much gear in it yet. The two gaps are placeholders
for a HTPC and the Sony STRDA9000ES

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I use the Sanus Systems euro modular rack and it is solid as a rock. You can add or remove shelves, or use taller posts if you need more space between shelves.
Exactly.

I am using the same unit and am extremely happy with it.
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I've used my Lovan Sovereign for nearly 5 years. To this day, when someone who has never seen it before does, they comment on how nice a piece of furniture it is. Not only is it elegant, it is highly functional!
I was going to go with the Lovan Sovereign rack, but then I determined that it would not really work. I have a big amp (Sherbourn 7/2100) and it is long. The Lovan has the third leg in the very back....right where you want to connect all your speaker wires to the AMP!
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if you use the top shelf for your receiver, this unit should work nicely....

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...850#long_descr

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