Where to buy quality audio racks?

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  1. Tdogzthmn

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    I'd like to know where folks go to buy equipment racks for audio gear. Is there a particular website that's a good place to shop or do a lot of people buy their stuff from hifi dealers?

    To Clarify, I'm not looking for DIY or used racks. I'm interested in finding good retail sources to buy nice quality audio racks in the $1K - $4K range.

    I'm currently using Ikea furniture which is fine but now ready to step it to something of higher quality.
     
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  2. blhagstrom

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    I scored a couple from thrift stores and yard sales.
    When I saw the retail prices, I was blown away.
    Good ones are $$$$!

    I'm talking many hundreds to over a thousand!
    I'm lucky to live where people have much more money than brains.

    One is a beautiful Omnimount and I think the other is a Salamander.
    Stupid expensive, stunningly pretty, well made.
    Worthy of the gear they hold.
     
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    I am going through the same shopping process, i can look up and post a few ideas of open style and bookcase style that might need a fan for better cooling, also many that are budget price, may not fit your equip if it is vintage, especially bookcase styles that have a large enough outside dimensions , but can be too small inside for some components, I measured front to back with room for cables 18"min, 22"wide, 8"high shelving, https://www.amazon.com/Salamander-A...rd_wg=fJkDo&psc=1&refRID=994N5AEK3PD585W7A6SA
     
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    After trying various inexpensive ones and trying to repurpose other furniture I bit the bullet and ordered a Salamander Synergy model 402. I chose the vented door and solid sides in cherry with silver frame. Expensive but the search for a quality, made for audio gear rack is over for good.
    It looks great, matches our decor, and keeps dust to a minimum.
     
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