Ampeg Portaflex 2x15 Cab Question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bluehevy75, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. bluehevy75


    Dec 1, 2007
    Chicago, IL
    The 2x15 Portaflex column cabs (bt15-c and b15-nc): do these column cabs have characteristics more like the single-baffle, double-baffle, or thiele cabs? Thanks.
  2. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    These cabs are pretty rare so it is going to be difficult to get an opinion. stiles72 has one as well as a double baffle. You might want to PM him and ask what he thinks of how they compare sonically.
  3. bluehevy75


    Dec 1, 2007
    Chicago, IL
  4. wighat

    wighat Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2005
    Port Aransas, Texas
    Why the all the PM'ing?! Jeez. :) Very interested in this. What'd you find out?
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  6. bluehevy75


    Dec 1, 2007
    Chicago, IL
    B-o-T spelled it out this way.

    "I would rank them like this - from "deepest" or bassiest to brightest or most defined:

    70's Thiele, '67 Thiele(BT15D), BT15C 2x15, Single Baffle Cab, Double Baffle Cab."

    I also currently have a b-15s cab which I really like and find to be around the brightness of my 2x15. Though the speakers in them are different so it is a little tough to compare fairly.

    The thiele cab is indeed dark.