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Cab Builders Who Use Light Plywood

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Type-55, Nov 4, 2012.


  1. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    Looking to get a single 15 cab built by a good builder who uses
    Okoume ply. Driver will be a Faital 15. I don't want a greenboy
    builder. Don't want a greenboy cab. Any suggestions?
     
  2. funkinbottom

    funkinbottom Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2006
    Northern CA.
    BFM Jack Lite15.

    billfitzmaurice.com
     
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  4. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
    Disclosures:
    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    Some of greenboy's builders build other cabs in additon to fEARful and fearless.
     
  5. iualum

    iualum

    Apr 9, 2004
    60453
    Great suggestion.

    Also Don Oatman @ LDS.

    www.LowDownSound.com
     
  6. NorCal Dog

    NorCal Dog

    Nov 28, 2005
    415/707
    why " get " one built when there IS one built

    Glasstone GT-15 @ 28lbs

    i know it doesn't use the light ply ( it's 13ply birch ) but @ 28lbs,, who cares ?

    edit; & it's loaded with a Faital already
     
  7. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    Don only uses 1/2 baltic birch.
    I'm trying to get a 30lb. cab.
     
  8. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    Where is he located?
     
  9. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
    Disclosures:
    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
  10. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Just as a matter of interest, why not?
     
  11. PDGood

    PDGood Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    If light weight is the target Mike Arnopol builds composite cabinets for Audiokinesis that are significantly lighter than wood. Don't know if he builds for your taboo company or not, but many builders do work for more than one company. He is known for his incredible attention to detail.
     
  12. UrsaMinor

    UrsaMinor

    Jun 10, 2012
    Knoxville, TN
    It seems like everyone is going lighter these days. Smaller rigs all around, and I am still using the 8x10 rig. I guess I just like moving lots of air, no matter where I am. :D

    The only cab that I would grab that is lighter, would be the Berg 610. On the other hand, I could understand why a lot of guys like smaller cabs. I sure do feel sore after lifting that thing up and down stairs.
     
  13. NorCal Dog

    NorCal Dog

    Nov 28, 2005
    415/707
    ever heard of google ?
     
  14. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    No, never heard of it.
    Is that a planet?
     
  15. UrsaMinor

    UrsaMinor

    Jun 10, 2012
    Knoxville, TN
    I think it's Planet X. First Android, now planet X. Google is a marketing machine.
     
  16. Codger

    Codger Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Whois shows Clinton, Md.
     
  17. UrsaMinor

    UrsaMinor

    Jun 10, 2012
    Knoxville, TN
    Fair enough.

    But I guess we need to get back on track, and not jack the OP's thread.
     
  18. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    Trying to save some cash, if possible.
     
  19. Type-55

    Type-55

    Jul 20, 2000
    I've talked to Mike and the prices for the greenboy builders seem high for a single 15 cab, no x-over, no HF component.
    That's why I don't need a greenboy design per say.
     
  20. dukeorock

    dukeorock

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Authorized greenboy designs builder
    Wish I had a great argument, but they are expensive :) Can only speak for myself when I say the Faital 15PR400 is a driver that just kills, but they come with a pretty hefty price tag.
     
  21. dukeorock

    dukeorock

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Authorized greenboy designs builder



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