Size: 5M/16.4FT Verified Purchase. Heat, gas,the mechanical energy has to be transformed somewhere? deleted67454 10. But creative writers need to sell each month, make everything seem like it's all new, another revalution. Not bad, not great - but still nice. does that mean you are not really doing anything. Does it have the same or similar properties as blue tac? I don't think there is anything magical about Blu-Tac. ... 5.0 out of 5 stars Better than Fun-Tak. It is also much better than plasticine, window putty or various dark grey tacks that I have encountered. But it's true that the colour in Blu Tack can sometimes transfer itself to paper, so White Tack is surely best for general use. I was wondering if there is any equivalent in the UK like a super-strong blu tack or something. I want to use something stronger then blu tack as a non permanent option to secure things, such as christmas lights, paintings, small mirrors etc. Reviewed in the United States on July 30, 2020. 2. Blu-tack leaves greasy looking marks over time and the white version isn't much better. You know that, huh, dup? A blob of Blu-Tack could be a simple treatment for a chronic ear condition thought to affect more than a million Britons. Posted from TSR Mobile Try blu tacking some nuts ( the metal ones ) to the stands and then your speakers blu tacked to the nuts. Make sure your finger or thumb is clean, then gently roll until the blu tack comes off. Not just for me, everyone else can see the results if printed and yes, I AM lazy. Otherwise they are a much neater and efficient alternative to blu tack or white tack. Electrical energy is used most for turning a motor say, so from electrical to mechanical energy, then the mechanical is turned into something else at teh end of teh motor, and heat from the windings, and on and on and on. I believe you are correct, but haven't you seen this to be the case also with any similar competing product to Blu-Tack as well? You put a lot of work into investigating speaker resonances and vibrations. This is "The Modern Blu-tack" These Removable VELCRO® tab strips have excellent adhesive properties. At the moment i just use the old fashioned blu tac which i think you can also get in white now. By the way, my lunch was a burger and Coke at a local Irish pub. Why don't you do it, lazy? With posters this product can be re used, removed and reused over and over again making it great value for money. I am also poor, dumb, ill manered, and very disagreeable. Since energy can never be lost or gained only transformed.....where is the vibrational , mechanical energy being transformed? The advantage of Blu-Tack between a small speaker and its stand is that it is a somewhat more rigid coupling to the larger mass of the stand, than … Why is it that just about every time I post a question on this forum the responses seem to degenerate into a 3rd grade shouting match of my lunch is better than yours? I am sure someone is going to do all that work just for you dup. Great advice as to setting up speakers on stands. a bit of air between the speakers and stands has always sounded better to me then speakers directly on stands. If they are changing energy from mechanical to heat, it should be measurable. Great advice as to setting up speakers on stands. I don't think you could convince me you can hear a tea kettle whistling. The idea is to physically couple the speakers to the stands. Like Blu Tack but a bit more ear friendly. I know the recommendation is to use blue tac to attach speakers to speaker stands. Bostik Blu Tack Handy. To sum up, Blu-tack is worth five stars, however, this twelve-pack bundle gives you less than you think you might be getting. Lets see it used in reviews of aduio mystical blocks. (such as Faber-Castell's product, etc. Relatively expensive. Apart from the colour, I would find it hard to point to any difference between White Tack and Blu Tack. What holds speakers better to Stands-Blue tack,Velcro or something else? I was surprised that the fridge blu-tack actually had a higher average than the room temperature blu-tack; I suppose that the colder blu-tack was able to grip the wall better than the normal temperature blu-tack. I mean non permanent in the sense that it does not harden overtime and remains pliable. Last breakthrough in audio was DSD....nothing happening since, maybe DSD II. Maybe they sound different. Like everything else, every review for a pricey phono cartridge is yet another BREAKTHROUGH!!! Hmmm, that's something, i bet you don't feel heat do you? I bought from the Redhouse Direct seller. Is white tack better than blu tack? In fact, blu tack tends to work even better than wax for these projects because it is stickier and can end up lasting up to twice as long as typical wax. To paint with Blu tack, take a small pile of it to the side of your canvas and take it … You know it is ready when it becomes almost too sticky to get off your fingers. Memorials for beloved pets – Turn your pets cremations into nurturing memorials that will encourage more life. You have one month to ask anything you like. If the papers are going to be changed regularly, best to minimise contact with the actual wall coverings/finish. Real Blu-Tack (nearly neutral pale blue-grey colour) is MUCH better than strongly coloured tacks. Potential fit issues. Another explanation for the existence of White-tack is that it doesn't show through easily on posters as Blu-Tack does. Black Tack (or Black Tac) is like a industrial version of blue tack but a lot stickier. Seems to be much better than alternative brands so the little extra cost for Blu Tack is worth it. Blu Tack earplugs are better than nothing. But long term I’d recommend using something that doesn’t leave little smurf poos in your ear. I just purchased something called quake hold and I am wondering if anyone has tried this. better than blu-tack. Don't be turned off from ordering since it ships from the UK. I examined this behavior in a 1992 series of articles: www.stereophile.com/features/806. Dumb, ill manered, and very disagreeable I can agree with, anything that relates to your to hear, I doubt. However, as another reviewer has pointed out, the amount of Blu-tack you get seems less than normal per pack – hence my three-star rating. When you're done the speakers should feel as if they are bolted to the floor with no movement of the cabinet when you push straight forward, back or to the side. What's "magical" about BluTak is its ability to damp movement. Great for hanging posters without damaging walls. What is Blu-Tac doing with the mechanical vibratioanl energy? Hi Decorating new bedroom for my son who loves posters. The idea being black looked better than light blue. Is white tack better than blu tack? With teh electronics there are TESTS that prove or disprove if teh thing is for real, why not hocky pucks and sticky gob tests. An art student based in a warehouse in east London has invented a product already being described as the best thing since Sellotape and Blu-Tack. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 14 of 14 Posts. Floating in space, doing a less than damn fine moon impression. But i know I hear BETTER than you, and listen better. easy change over of signage; Great for hanging posters, artwork or similar items Does anyone use anything else. Any mechanical interface will have some value of energy absorbtion and that absorbtion of movement will be converted to heat. Remember that "Blu-Tack" is a specific product made by Bostik. Anybody use anything better than blu tac for posters on wall? 5.0 out of 5 stars worth it, value for money! Either way the stands should be affixed to the floor with spikes and mass loaded with sand, shot, cat litter or a combination fo all three. Oh no, I fear a debate about whether white tack is better than blue tack, or if there is an audiophile version available! Wipe the wall with a damp cloth that's only had water on it. Something absorbing something has to put that energy soemwhere? Google has been dissapointingly unenligthening. If your stands have upward facing spikes or your speakers have spikes, I would also try this arrangement before I automatically used the BluTak or similar bonding technique. Just like you know everything else? think it's time for a mass vibration issue, lets see some scientific tests on all these devices, instead of just loose claims of, it made such an impact, without andy substance to back it up. Apart from the colour, I would find it hard to point to any difference between White Tack and Blu Tack. Generic versions of the product are also available from other manufacturers. Probably just vibrating more mechanicl energy into the air like teh speaker in the first place? My hope is that we will all be able to do better - starting now! I do hear better, since i know and don't hear differences in AC outlets, or AC line cords. Small bits can break off in ear. Block sound. Hadnt thought of the florist green stuff D`oh and my wife is a florist…I am rich, rich I tell you heeheheheee (running off to view the horde of green stuff un-noticed until now) It's actually super fast shipping. works like blu-tack but so much better and with more adhesive. • Putty plugs. What else? Blu-Tack possesses two qualities not found in kneadable erasers - an enhanced ability to be readily formed into any shape and an all-important inherent tackiness. Fangs and claws very much on display. Same magazine has writers claiming they can hear a tea kettle whistling leaky,! 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