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Re: Silent Giant



The best way to quiet the antique is to unplug it! then go out and buy a new
one.

----- Original Message -----
From: "William Ruyle" <forest at copper_net>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: Silent Giant


> Paul, depending on where the Silent Giant is located, I
> would isolate it in a styrofoam box (have pump resting on a layer of foam
> rubber). Drill a hole to friction fit or glue in
> a short length of hard airline tubing (in same plane as air
> outlet) then surround in styrofoam peanuts, cut a notch in
> the lid for the power cord and, for even greater vibration
> isolation get some conical brass feet (4) like they use on
> loudspeakers and affix 1 inch from each corner on the bottom, then set on
a
> plinth of wood. I betcha that'll quite
> 'er down real good.
> Bill
> forest at copper_net
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Cezanne" <oblique at alum_mit.edu>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Cc: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 1:50 PM
> Subject: RE: Silent Giant
>
>
> > At 1:35 PM -0400 7/15/02, Tranquility Base wrote:
> > >Hi Paul,
> > >
> > >A silent giant up close and personal sounds like an older model
vibrator
> > >electric shaver in the other room.
> >
> > that's about what I hear, I guess, I think I'll live with it.  It is
> definately out pumping my Rena 400, but that is working so poorly I think
it
> needs a rebuild.
> >
> > --
> > pZ -- Paul Cezanne
> > Please visit http://www.customline.com/peace/ and think about what is
> there.
> >
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