Time-Correcting Maple Gibraltars

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Our very best stand for monitor speakers and smaller floorstanders, Gibraltars' unique double plinth design raise speakers 10" off the floor with adjustable tilt-back. Choose clear satin finish that enhances the beautiful natural grain character of our air-dried Ambrosia maple or one of three made-to-order toned lacquer finishes.
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• Time-Correcting Maple Gibraltars are our very best stand for monitor speakers and smaller floorstanders, only intended for speaker cabinets up to 13" wide x 13" deep x 30" tall.  For larger speakers, use Maple Speaker Plinths—which are also offered with Time-Correcting options.

• Each 12" x 12" solid maple Gibraltar stand has 3½ times the mass of our Bedrock stands. This, combined with its unique double plinth design, is an especially dramatic performance upgrade in listening rooms with concrete or engineered wood floors. 

• Maple Gibraltars raise speakers 10" off the floor, allowing them to fire over obstructions in the soundstage (like coffee tables) while still utilizing the sonic benefit of low-mounting the woofer. They will make your monitor speakers sound better than any other speaker stand—at any price.

• Each pair of Maple Gibraltars includes brass supports for mounting your speakers (with selectable options), a matched pair of stands to receive the internal vibrations transferred out of the speaker cabinets, and pre-attached footers to couple the stands to the floor—with selectable options for optimizing the sound of monitor-size speakers on either hard floors or carpet.


For all Maple Gibralars, there are three support options for mounting and time-correcting your speakers:

STANDARD REAR SUPPORTS - This approach requires: 

  1. We custom-mount the Standard Rear Supports to fit the specific speaker being used. Please be sure to include your speaker's manufacturer, model number, and cabinet dimensions in the space provided when ordering.
  2. When specifying speaker dimensions, be sure to provided the width of the rear bottom edge of the speaker cabinet. 
  3. Please also make us aware of any tapering, bevels, rounding or other distinctive design elements of the back of the cabinet that might affect the placement or functionality of the rear supports.

RADIUSED REAR SUPPORTS - These precision machined brass supports have rounded contact surfaces that are essential for speakers with rounded or bevelled lower rear edges. They also protect speaker lower rear edges against dings. This approach requires:
  1. We custom-mount the Radiused Rear Supports to fit the specific speaker being used. Please be sure to include your speaker's manufacturer, model number, and cabinet dimensions in the space provided when ordering.
  2. When specifying speaker dimensions, be sure to provided the width of the rear bottom edge of the speaker cabinet. 
  3. Please also make us aware of any tapering, bevels, rounding or other distinctive design elements of the back of the cabinet that might affect the placement or functionality of the rear supports.
THREAD-ON TIME CORRECTING FOOTERS - This is the best-sounding option. Arrays attach two 1½" tall Thread-On Low Radiused Heavyfeet under the rear corners of each speaker and place one 3¼" tall, unattached Triplepoint Megafoot alignment footer under the front. This approach requires one of the following:

  1. Speaker bottoms that already have threaded footer inserts to allow two Threaded Low Radiused Heavyfeet to be screwed in at the rear of each speaker, or 
  2. Drilling pilot holes for screwing in the Low Radiused Heavyfeet with wood screws, or 
  3. Supergluing the Low Radiused Heavyfeet in place.

Investing in Megafeet as alignment footers for tilting the speakers will make more difference than using Megafeet as pre-attached footers supporting the stands. Of course if budget permits, Megafeet for both will yield even better sound.


• Our stock Maple Gibraltars are hand finished with a clear satin lacquer that beautifully enhances the striking natural grain character of our air-dried maple. We also offer options for three made-to-order toned finishes: Natural Cherry, Deep Rosewood, and Satin Black.  Choose a made-to-order color option from the Maple Finish drop-down menu.

• The distinctive character of Ambrosia maple's natural grain coloring and figuring is unique for each pair of stands. Our Amish craftsmen hand-plane matched pairs from the rough-cut, air-dried 4½" maple to remove coarseness and imperfections from the sawmill. Typically this yields a finished 4" thickness but, because of variations in the rough-cut timber, the exact thickness can vary by 3/16".


• The default option for footers attached to and supporting Gibraltars is Low Heavyfeet with short sharp points, the best-sounding standard footer option on uncarpeted floors.  Be sure to use the 'Pre-Attached Stand Footers' dropdown menu options to choose footers best suited for your floor type.

• To avoid marring handsomely finished hardwood floors, use Radiused Heavyfeet. The rounded bottom incurs only a very slight compromise of sound quality relative to sharp points.

• When installing stands on luxury carpet and padding more than 1/2" deep, use Heavyfeet For Thick Carpet.

• For standard commercial-type carpet up to 1/2" deep, Heavyfeet For Thin Carpet will sound slightly better than the Thick Carpet version.


• We never recommend using Isoblocks as footers for speakers or as supports for speaker stands. Any somewhat soft footer allows speakers to rock which inevitably muddies the bass.

Maple Gibraltars with clear satin finish are stock items that normally ship in 7 business days and are offered with our 30-day money back guarantee. Made-to-order Gibraltars and custom threaded footers are non-refundable, require a 50% deposit, and take +/- 8 weeks to ship. Please be sure to review our Terms & Conditions.

• Our pricing includes shipping costs within the continental United States. Additional charges apply for deliveries to Alaska, Hawaii, and outside of the contiguous 48 states.  Please email [email protected] to request an estimate, or call (410)685-4618.

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