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Partington Super Dreadnought review

One of our favourite designs – so good, we use them in our listening rooms when we want to hear small speakers at their best Tested at £180

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Excellent, award-winning stands that will do your standmount speakers proud


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    Weighty, precise, detailed delivery


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    Industrial looks might not suit all decors

The Partingtons are what we use in our listening rooms whenever we want to hear small speakers at their best.

As the name suggests, they're all about battleship build, and come loaded with the company's sand/resin iron damping material. Use high-quality small standmount speakers on them and you'll hear a sound that's weighty, tight and precise.

They're worth every penny…

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