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Fender Rumble 410 - Just Making Sure

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Angel Switch, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. So I was looking at all sorts of 410 cabs, because I need to upgrade as I play bigger shows. I spotted the Fender Rumble 410, which, at $299.99, appears to be a steal. I haven't been able to find many reviews on it, so I was wondering if you guys knew anything about it. (Before somebody says it, I strongly prefer not to get used gear. I've had issues with it and the Fender is within my budget.) I will/would be running a Squier Standard Jazz bass into an Ampeg PF-350 into the cab :) Thanks in advance!!!
  2. JellinWellen


    Oct 18, 2012
    Houston Tx
    Should be a nice solid cab. If it were me personally I'd try to look used, you could end up saving 100$.
  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    I've never played into one but I've heard they sound pretty good especially for the money. No speakon inputs though. I would modify the panel and add 1 if I owned that cab.
  4. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist Bassist of Bright Young Sea Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I've even been impressed by their 8" combo amp's tone, I can image with a good amp that the 4x10s would do quite well. Ampeg's stuff colors the tone quite a bit and sometimes they count on you using an Ampeg cab concerning certain amps. Listen to it and see what you think, could be a winning combo for you!

    I'm also with you on used, most of the time I end up changing out as much as I can to new stuff when I buy used. Upgrading a cab isn't rocket science though, it's a very simple wiring job if things go south and they might end up sounding better in the long run! :bassist:
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  6. swamp_bass

    swamp_bass I love it when a groove comes together

    Nov 20, 2013
    North Cackalacky
    I was tempted by the Rumble 410's price as well when I was looking at cabs, but never found one I could demo. Not too far above that price your selections open up. The Hartke 410XL is $400 new, and I would have bought it if I hadn't gone the used route myself.

    **** Edit: If you're buying only new, go ahead and order the Rumble from any one of many merchants with a free 30 day return policy. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain!
  7. msaone


    May 13, 2012
    I think mines great. Had it about a year and a half along with the rumble 350 head.
    Plenty of head room. I can easily be louder (and clean) than the loud drummer and loud half stack the guitar plays through

    Does everything I ask it to.
  8. MoeTown1986

    MoeTown1986 Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2010
    SoMD (Mechanicsville)
    I got one through a trade and was beyond surprised! I've never used a Fender cab, but I swore this was a pro line cab and was shocked to spin it around and find it was a rumble.
  9. msaone


    May 13, 2012
    The only things the rumble lacks are plywood and 8 ohms.

    I'd prefer both but not enough to justify the price jump.
  10. I have one and can't complain. I paired it with the 350w Rumble head and it's a nice pair. It has plenty of bottom end and was a huge upgrade from the Hartke combo I was using previously. I picked up the amp and cabinet from Musician's Friend one time they had 15% off and free shipping....couldn't argue with that.

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