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portable table?
« on: December 18, 2021, 12:36:55 AM »
New taper here, been heading into a jazz club for a residency, they have a bunch of folding tables & I'm friendly with the engineer so I haven't had to worry about it. I want a small folding table that I can keep in my car and easily pop up during soundcheck, just big enough for my Macbook and my 4channel interface, not much bigger, so I don't have to take up much room. anyone have suggestions on this? thanks!

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Re: portable table?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2021, 07:15:57 AM »
New taper here, been heading into a jazz club for a residency, they have a bunch of folding tables & I'm friendly with the engineer so I haven't had to worry about it. I want a small folding table that I can keep in my car and easily pop up during soundcheck, just big enough for my Macbook and my 4channel interface, not much bigger, so I don't have to take up much room. anyone have suggestions on this? thanks!
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Re: portable table?
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2021, 08:33:51 AM »
Gaff tape it underneath where the legs slide into the bottom of the table, so if it gets bumped it won't collapse.

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Re: portable table?
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2021, 10:41:08 AM »
You might look into some of the camping accessory options. There are a number of small tables that easily breakdown for transport.

As an example, it looks like pretty much everything on Byer's site is on sale right now (link to the large table below). I've been real happy with by Byer EasyCot and have almost pulled the trigger on some of their table options. I'm currently eyeing the TriLite stool on sale for $20. This would be nice to have for taping occasions where seating doesn't exist and you need to rest the legs for a minute or two.

https://byerofmaine.com/collections/pangean-collection/products/pangean-folding-table-large?variant=32455448985739
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Re: portable table?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2021, 10:50:54 AM »
I swear by this 18" LL Bean table, super portable, takes seconds to assemble, and sturdy.
https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/73701?page=18-inch-base-camp-side-table

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Re: portable table?
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2021, 03:08:06 AM »
I swear by this 18" LL Bean table, super portable, takes seconds to assemble, and sturdy.
https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/73701?page=18-inch-base-camp-side-table
I own one of these. It is nice, maybe a bit to large for a club situation, but any outdoor situation it would be ideal.
One other positive note: It folds up into a very compact storage footprint.
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Re: portable table?
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2021, 01:09:08 AM »
I swear by this 18" LL Bean table, super portable, takes seconds to assemble, and sturdy.
https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/73701?page=18-inch-base-camp-side-table

this looks perfect, i was mostly looking at stuff designed for camping. thanks!

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Re: portable table?
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2021, 10:47:34 AM »
Another option....Small rugged tables for laptops and other gear in the field. See these often at sports events, remote broadcasts, etc. Many sizes and heights. I've used one for years to hold gear next to my keyboard rig at gigs. Nice folks...they will customize if you wish.

https://www.laptoptripods.com

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Re: portable table?
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2022, 06:06:44 PM »
Similar to that LL Bean one, Walmart sells a table that breaks down and wraps up in a carry sac. I use it for camping and other outdoor activities. It is called the "High Tension" table and would probably work for you, as it is pretty taught when deployed, albeit obviously not as sturdy as fixed table. Cup holders might come in handy for you too ;)

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Trail-High-Tension-Travel-Table/426663665

edit: saw this one also: https://www.walmart.com/ip/FE-Active-Compact-Folding-Table-Built-Full-Aluminum-Designed-Ultralight-Portable-Camping-Beach-Hiking-Trekking-Backpacking-Camping-Sports-Games-Calif/210139429?athcpid=210139429&athpgid=AthenaItempage&athcgid=null&athznid=si&athieid=v0&athstid=CS004&athguid=ZdeZSIckAsvHlKhBXg8X3R97yv0DxMP58tzA&athancid=null&athena=true
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Re: portable table?
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