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Cabinet suggestions

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Jaruquin, Nov 27, 2012.


  1. Jaruquin

    Jaruquin

    Sep 8, 2012
    I currently have a SWR SM-900 with a SWR 4 x 8 250W 8ohms cab hooked to one side in stereo mode. I like the sound I just need a bit more volume. I was looking for a cab to replace this one....either 650w @ 8 ohms or 400w @ 4 ohms. What do you guys think?
     

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  2. krutonlowend

    krutonlowend

    Dec 2, 2010
    What's your budget and what type of music do you play (what type of sound are you looking for)?
     
  3. Jaruquin

    Jaruquin

    Sep 8, 2012
    I play all style from funk to rock, reggea to jazz. I have a 5 string Schecter Stiletto Studio. Mainly I like the funk. Nice crisp sound no mud. Budget is $500 to $700 but its flexable for the right cab.
     
  4. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Almost ANY larger cab will be louder than your 4x8, but adding another 4x8 would significantly increase volume as well.
     
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  6. An Avatar 410 (NEO or ceramic depending on your preference) would fall into that price range. Available in 8 or 4 ohms.
     
  7. Joedog

    Joedog

    Jan 28, 2010
    Pensacola FL
    I'd be tempted to look for a matching cab to pair up with your existing one.
     
  8. Jaruquin

    Jaruquin

    Sep 8, 2012
    I would LOVE to find another SWR 4 x 8 but there hard to come by.
     
  9. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    For my tastes I would be looking at buying a fEARful 15/6 flatpack, or finding one used. Gonna handle anything your head will throw at it, and most users find them to be tonal chameleons.
     
  10. krutonlowend

    krutonlowend

    Dec 2, 2010
    +1. I'm beginning to get that fEARful itch myself.

    I have an avatar 210 and play a little bit of the funky stuff and I really like the sound. Price is nice too.
     
  11. Jaruquin

    Jaruquin

    Sep 8, 2012
    What's the difference between the NEO and the ceramic Avatar?
     
  12. rpsands

    rpsands

    Jul 6, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
  13. Jaruquin

    Jaruquin

    Sep 8, 2012
  14. krutonlowend

    krutonlowend

    Dec 2, 2010
    The main difference between the neos and ceramics is weight I think the neo 210 cab is about 15 pounds lighter if memory serves me. To my ears I can't really hear a difference.
     
  15. 39-Bassist

    39-Bassist Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    Florida
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist for: Brace Audio; Duncan Pickups; Line6
    SWR Magoliath...8 x10 and slittable top and bottom....ran that with my Carvin BX1200 dual power amp and WOW!!!!! Great tones form that cab and power too boot!