Originally Posted by der geile ami
...going as far as stuff bar napkins between the console and platform to reduce sway.
I've encountered this many times over the years when the RLA style of DJ console was in almost every club.
DJ's would even have boxes of napkins stashed away so they could put it back after I visit the booth and yank out the first bunch of napkins.
Airbags, balls, concrete, steal, lead, sand-none ever seemed to work as efficiently as the simple and inexpensive rubber banded ashtrays.
I still service three clubs these days that keep ashtrays at the ready for the rare DJ that shows up with records.