410+115 vs 412

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by phoenixdown, Feb 29, 2004.


410+115 or 412

  1. go for the stack! (410+115)

    17 vote(s)
    73.9%
  2. ya only need the one! (412)

    6 vote(s)
    26.1%
  1. phoenixdown

    phoenixdown

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    so what would you all say was best for me? unfortunatly i cant play them before i buy them but i'll give ya as much information about my setup as i can.

    I play a fender p bass (i eq the amp with a boosted midrange but not too far like a sorta full sound but to have the midrange to punch through the guitarist) i use a pick and my fingers. i never slap or tap. i play in a rock band. im really not sure which setup would be best for my situation. if to have the 410+115 stack(Laney cabs) or if to go with a single 412 cab(marshall cab...yes its a bass model before any1 says its a guitar cab) anyway thanks for any information.
     
  2. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    You'll be way ahead of the game with the 410/115 rig. You get the punch and highs with the tens, and a little extra low mids with the 15.
     
  3. phoenixdown

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    would the person who voted for the 412 like to give some insight into why they voted that way
     
  4. My bass in your

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    I'd consider 2x12" + 4x10".
     
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  6. guyplaysbass

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    I've always dug 12's for loud rock. I ran an ancient Peavey 4x12 (large slant baffles, circa '78) with up-graded speakers, jacks, and wiring. I would run it bi-amped (2-12's x 2-12's). I think you would be surprised at what 12's can do for bass in a rock band. People always figured the cab had two 15's with the amount of bass it put out. I can't speak from personal experience as to the Marshall 4x12 bass cab but I would venture to guess it's probably close in design/sound/performance to the Peavey TVX 4x12 which is one seriously loud bass cab. YMMV, IMO, etc...
     
  7. phoenixdown

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    well the reason i liked the marshall 412 was because i was watching my Bryan Adams dvd(yes im sad i admit it) and he was using marshall bass amps and what looked liked 412(pretty much same size as Kieth Scotts guitar amps but its still a guess) using a p bass and i was really impressed by his tone. ok so hes using like a load of cabs/heads and what looked like a 62 reissue fender but i dont have that kind of cash unfortunatly but i thought maybe i could get something similar from this option.
     
  8. Electricmayhem

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    I haven't ever gotten to try them, but it sounds like my speaker choice will be 12's when I finally scrounge up enough moolah.
     

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