Pipe Some Tunes With These Pretty PVC Speakers

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PVC, a cheap, durable polymer useful for all types of pipes and potato guns, has long been a go-to Maker material. But these Sea Cucumber speakers, available on Etsy for $200, are the rare pipes that shouldn't be hidden.

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I'm not sure that they actually look like Sea Cucumbers. I'm not really sure what they look like (my onet hought was the garbage compactor monster from A New Hope? Maybe?) But I do know that they look pretty, and I wouldn't mind having them sitting around in my apartment, not even conveying any water or waste or shooting potatoes or anything at all.

The speakers, which have 3" magnesium/aluminum alloy full range drivers, are unpowered, which means you'll have to pair them with some sort of amplifier to listen to your music. PVC: usually functional and ugly; here: (until you get an amp) the opposite! [Etsy via Make]

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Chaplain99
Chaplain99

I'm assuming these are targeted at the general consumer, so I won't comment on how I probably won't shell out $200 for these. Rather, I'll just throw one tiny little quip out there:

What if I want to change the angle of the speaker? I'm used to my monitors being parallel to the floor and at head-height, not on the floor facing up. Can you say, "Unnecessary room reflections?"