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My simple solution for wobbly styrofoam heads on display


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Those Walmart ones look correct, they are thin (maybe 1/8"), but they don't need to be very thick to be stable. Just the increase in the 'footprint' of the head is enough to stabilize it.

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The oak bases are heavier, which adds stability, and their smaller diameter allows for displaying your heads a bit closer together if space is an issue. The screw holding the rod should be counter sunk to make it flush and if to be used on a surface that could be easily scratched, you can apply those little round green felt disks to the bottom.

 

 

 

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I agree those are better, my solution was the cheapest solution I could come up with. There are definitely heavier and sturdier options!

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For lightweight headgear, like garrison caps, I have just shoved a roll of pennies into the stryo head's hole. Fits like a glove and only costs 50 cents. You just need to make sure the styro head has a fairly flat bottom. Again, for lightweight applications only!

Terry

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For lightweight headgear, like garrison caps, I have just shoved a roll of pennies into the stryo head's hole. Fits like a glove and only costs 50 cents. You just need to make sure the styro head has a fairly flat bottom. Again, for lightweight applications only!

Terry

 

Simple solution to lower the center of gravity to prevent toppling, thanks!

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