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Amp stand for Avatar 210 cab?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Orpheus55, Jul 8, 2013.


  1. Orpheus55

    Orpheus55 Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2006
    Port Charlotte, FL
    I have a very low to the ground Avatar cabinet, weighs about 46 lbs., and I seat my PF500 atop it; with so many of our gigs being at extremely close quarters, I've discovered a need to elevate it in order to hear at lower volumes. I've seen a number of threads about the pros and cons of stands in general, but really am only concerned with portability and making sure my amp head doesn't slide off the cabinet. I am leaning toward the Quicklox below but does anyone have any suggestions as to how to place or secure the head to stay upon it? Or, can I make this stand relatively level but still elevated?

    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessories/quik-lok-double-brace-low-profile-amp-stand
     
  2. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    Knoxville
    If I were going the stand route, since the PF is made to screw into a base anyway, I would create some kind of "jig" that was basically a wood base with a lip that caught the front of the leaned-back cabinet.

    Or I would just set the cab up on something level, like the top to a guitar amp road case.
     
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  4. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    Does your cab have a 4 or 8 Ohm impedance? If its 8, then the perfect, IMHO, stand for it is an identical 8 Ohm 210. Stack them vertical and call it good.
     
  5. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    the best "stand" for an avatar210 is another avatar210!
     
  6. Orpheus55

    Orpheus55 Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2006
    Port Charlotte, FL
    Good ideas; however, since we always have good PA support and I am in my sixties, another cab isn't really an option. I did find that the rubber feet of the PF500 hook pretty firmly onto the front of the cab's lip and a couple of pieces of two-sides Velcro give a bit of security to the back end when the rear rubber feet are removed. I'm looking at the Quick-Lok stand. as I can use it for my GKMB115 as well.
     



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