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post #11 of 25
I have a custom made galant setup which is essentially the L desk paired with the desk you got with the T legs, got a steal thumb.gif. TBH though the frame is pretty damn sturdy on these things. After putting it together with the extended frame I laid on it sat on it and it wouldn't budge at the joint. The thing I would worry about more then anything is the leg bolts slipping and the legs sliding down to minimal height maybe from the weight but the desk itself shouldn't break I wouldn't think.

I did partially reinforce the joints with some aluminum plates but that is mostly to level out the joints and because on the setup the third leg sits at only about 60% under the extension table. So theres a good 40% of the table extension with no support under it.
Edited by dekciW - 5/15/13 at 11:21pm
     
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These Galants are rock solid. They're no spanish announcers table.


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These Galants are rock solid. They're no spanish announcers table.


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post #14 of 25
It supports all of my stuff AND me (220lbs) with no issues. Mine's been modified but stock should do just fine.
 
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post #15 of 25
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It supports all of my stuff AND me (220lbs) with no issues. Mine's been modified but stock should do just fine.

bulking?
    
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post #16 of 25
Dude.

I work at IKEA. you will be fine.

our displays take a pounding everyday and last months... then we take it down as it looks like **** from food and scratches etc... and then replace it. all of them are stong and can take my weight.

I weight about 17 stone (110 kilos) and in meetings I sometime sit on it and move and do what ever on them and it holds my weight..

so who ever else says something else is talking ****

cheers
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bulking?

Me or the desk? lol.
Me, kind of, but not really, I'm just tall (6'5")
The desk, reinforced with some bolts.
 
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post #18 of 25
I have that exact same desk.

i have 3 24" ultrasharp dells monitor's and my Antec 1200 case on the desk along with multiple other things. The desk has never moved.
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post #19 of 25
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you have nothing in your rig that would make it weigh a lot. No point in being scared about putting it on top of a table...

I know, but I'm a cynical and worry a lot. Also a perfectionist and OCD.

It sounds like a joke, but If I build a rig,and put it ontop of that table, the thought could go through my head throughout the day of it falling, it cause me alot of stress.

It's retarded I know but always been taht way for me...

I should really see a psychiatrist lawlz..
post #20 of 25
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you have nothing in your rig that would make it weigh a lot. No point in being scared about putting it on top of a table...

I know, but I'm a cynical and worry a lot. Also a perfectionist and OCD.

It sounds like a joke, but If I build a rig,and put it ontop of that table, the thought could go through my head throughout the day of it falling, it cause me alot of stress.

It's retarded I know but always been taht way for me...

I should really see a psychiatrist lawlz..
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