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Read here for easy, cheap mount (not included w/speakers)
on May 11, 2013
You can hang these upside down from the bottom post hole (at your own risk, but mine have been hanging in the West Texas wind for 6 months). The bottom hole requires a 3/8-24 FINE thread bolt. All of the hardware I'm listing is readily available at Lowe's Home Improvement and the total cost for both brackets/mounts should be less than $10.
qty. (2) round, low-profile electrical fixture brackets (in the electrical section, get the ones that hold 50lbs but are NOT fan rated--they're slimmer)
qty. (4) 1/4" x 2" lag bolts, or #12 x 2" wood screws (I used lag bolts)
qty. (2) 3/8-24 FINE thread hex head bolt, 1.25" long (in the specialty bolt section)
qty. (2) 3/8 lock washer
qty. (12) 3/8 wide flat washer (wide enough to cover the hole in the middle of the fixture bracket)
Bust out the middle hole of the fixture bracket if covered. Turn the bracket so it looks like a cup and place three flat washers over the hole. Run the 3/8-24 bolt through from the top so just the threaded end sticks out of the bottom. The hex head should be slightly higher (~1/8") than the sides of the bracket. Find a ceiling stud and mount the fixture to the stud using the lag bolts. Run one flat washer, then the lock washer, then another washer up the bolt from the bottom. Screw (by twisting the entire speaker) the speaker onto the bolt until the lock washer engages. Voila! You've successfully hung these speakers and saved yourself at least $60 if you can even find the JBL brackets.