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Old 11-18-2012, 04:10 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by tev9999 View Post
I can't angle the screws without some major damage to the speaker housing, but I can put a furring strip in the back of the cavity. Removing the wings and using longer screws will allow me to grab the furring strips. Thanks for the idea.

The furring strips will probably get the job done, but you would be surprised at how well angling the screws will work. Use the same thin screws and there will be no damage to the speaker housing. I've done this on multiple installs where there was just no room for the dogs...

If you're going to use furring strips you'll need to cut the dog enclosures off the back of the speaker housing so the furring strips will be close enough for the original screw to reach...

Either way, it sounds like you now have the solution in hand...


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Old 11-18-2012, 05:39 PM   #17
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Speaker is in and I didn't think to get a picture before I screwed it down. Rebuilding the wall would have been massive overkill for a $20 speaker.

Furring strips worked great. I just put a 1x3s top and bottom in the back of the opening. I did have to cut off the six screw channels on the back of the speaker, but it is not like anyone is ever going to see it.


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