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Originally Posted by Ishinomori View Post
What are you doing with an 85lb CRT

Surely this is worth it, compared to the chance of putting your back out, or, heaven forbid, it should fall on someone...
Because I have the monitor for what it displays and not it's weight? By the way, I looked it up and it's listed as 68.3lbs, so I was a bit off.

I am not interested in an LCD at this time, and were I, that monitor would be a downgrade for me anyway.
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
It's very sturdy. You could likely stand on it.
Thanks. I've heard conflicting stuff. Some said similar stuff to you (that they could sit on it and feel safe), and others say it could be wobbly, though that's probably not a true indicator of it's sturdiness. Anyway, thanks again, and nice new setup.
post #22 of 29
Robilar, question about the desk. I am looking to get one in the next couple weeks. Did you buy any extra attachments for the desk? It looks a lot bigger in your pics than it does online. I haven't measured my room to see if the specs online will fit my room, but I am just trying to get an accurate feeling of how this will look.

Thanks!
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It actually is bigger than I expected due to the depth of the main piece.

I bought a pair of wire management racks that bolt underneath (although I haven't gotten around to using them).

I was planning to grab a keyboard tray for one of my systems as well but haven't found one I like yet.
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post #24 of 29
all looks good!..i need to get a new desk as well
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It actually is bigger than I expected due to the depth of the main piece.

I bought a pair of wire management racks that bolt underneath (although I haven't gotten around to using them).

I was planning to grab a keyboard tray for one of my systems as well but haven't found one I like yet.

Thanks for replying! I'll take that into consideration when I measure out everything that the depth is bigger.

I currently use two flat tables that I got for $100/piece from Staples years ago. They are simple flat tables with T-legs, but looking to try out a corner desk and the Galant series seems to be the next best thing since Staples doesn't carry the table anymore.
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post #26 of 29
Thread Starter 
Did a bit of rearranging. I found that my second setup (Which I mostly use for watching movies and shows) was too far to the right so I would be constantly pivoting from my main system (or my laptop) to the right.

Got some extension cables (long HDMI cable and speaker extension wire) and moved the monitor and 2.1 speakers into the corner. Pushed the printer to one end.

I also grabbed an inexpensive wireless keyboard and mouse in place of my wired set. I don't game with the media rig and only do the most basic typing so it was easier (and less wires). Also allows me to put the kbd and mouse out of the way when not in use for more desk space.

I was thinking of getting another small monitor and putting it where the media one was prior and then wall mounting the 23" Samsung up in the corner but I got lazy....


Still have to clean up the wires a bit under my main system (although they are so far back, its kind of moot).

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post #27 of 29
Very Nice!!
post #28 of 29
Why don't you just use a KVM and get rid of the other keyboard and mouse?
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post #29 of 29
Thread Starter 
A KVM switch will not work properly with a Steelseries Merc Stealth keyboard. The macros and button binds don't translate properly.
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