My favorite desk ever (Haven't found anything else like this)

Discussion in 'Gaming & Office Furniture' started by Aehs01, Aug 20, 2018.

  1. Aehs01

    Aehs01 [H]Lite

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    Thought I'd share this if you are in the market for a new desk and got the space.

    I've been using this Balt desk for over 10+ years now. I picked it up with the intention of having friends over and being able to LAN together for coop games and such.

    It's pretty much fit the job perfectly and even still today can support my 34" 4k monitor with another giant monitor next to it, 2 sets of speakers and my router without issues.

    It's adjustable in the middle so I've got mine slightly raised in the back. It also has a stand for each tower.

    Thought I'd share as this one took me a long time to find, also note you need to buy 2 boxes (hence the part 1) listed on the product page. One is the table itself and other is the frame.
     
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  2. bigddybn

    bigddybn [H]ardness Supreme

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    Have a link to the frame? Shipping to FL was $66 just for the top.
     
  3. ThatITGuy

    ThatITGuy n00bie

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    I wish you had posted this a few months ago. I grabbed an Ikea desk from Facebook, but i would have loved this desk. I ended up just getting some brackets and putting a shelf about a foot above the desk for the monitors.
     
  4. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    Similar style to this desk that my friend made in the mid 90's. He gave it to me in 97 or 98.

    This is an old pic from 2012 when I had the small triples.
    desk black.jpg

    Here is a pic from way back in the day, had some friends over and they were all playing Age of Mythology over the lan.
    My dad was downstairs and my brother in his room.
    aom.jpg
     
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    isp 2[H]4U

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  6. Aehs01

    Aehs01 [H]Lite

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    Haha that 2nd shot is so epic, really reminds me of my first setup. I even had the random model photos posted in my room above the desk like that!
     
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    isp 2[H]4U

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    Yeah I like the look of it. Only part that concerns me is the support bar between the legs. Seems like that could be a pain to vacuum around or get in the way of my chair/feet.
     
  9. mlcarson

    mlcarson Limp Gawd

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    It looks like this is available on wayfair.com for $411.98 with free shipping.
    https://www.wayfair.com/commercial/pdp/balt-72-w-height-adjustable-computer-table-bl2490.html
    Very confusing listing though because they also offer the top only for $298.99
    https://www.wayfair.com/commercial/pdp/balt-split-level-adjustable-training-table-top-bl1035.html

    It's cheaper for me though with shipping charges via the ibuyofficesupply.com site.

    I'm not sure if this is the desk for me yet vs just building something from scratch. I've been using two NPS 30x60" tables in an L formation as a cheap solution while renting but have now purchased a house and want something a bit better. These weren't too bad except they eventually sag -- placing a piece of glass on top was my solution to that.



     
  10. Etherton

    Etherton Will Bang for Poof

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    I'd go with the DIY option. I built mine for around $125 with the lighting. This design would not cost anymore, I don't think.