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New (to me) Cab Day.... SWR Henry!

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by armybass, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    I have always wanted one of these and finally found one on my local CL. I can now add a Henry the 8X8 to my collection! Can not wait to run this at rehearsal Wednesday. Wish I could take a shot of it next to the Goliath Sr....but my back says no.
  2. Cirk


    Jan 16, 2011
    Newport News, VA
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  4. BassSurfer

    BassSurfer Supporting Member

    Jun 30, 2006
    Brooklyn & Queens, NYC
    Awesome cabinet Scott! I now ENVY your ENTIRE rig! :)
  5. Crabby


    Dec 22, 2004
    I love that cab! I had a pair back in the day but only ever needed one. Great score!
  6. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Thanks guys....I am so stoked. Think I am gonna run my Alembic F1-X powered by a GK 700RBII through it. Wish I could score a Bass 550 head...that would be a nice setup.
  7. christw

    christw Get low!

    May 11, 2008
    Dayton OH
    tinkerer at Dayton Amp Company
    Those are sweet "little" cabinets. Mine was ridiculous with the 300 Pro. Congrats!
  8. Crabby


    Dec 22, 2004
    Just the GK alone would be killer!
  9. Bob C

    Bob C

    Mar 26, 2000
    Duluth, MN
    I passed up a GREAT closeout deal on one of those at Mars Music some years ago. I never have tried one out, but it seems like a good "small big cabinet". Let us know how you like it.
  10. bb03

    bb03 Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2009
    One of my all time favorite cabs!
  11. chaosMK

    chaosMK Supporting Member

    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    Looks cool. That thing has some ports!
  12. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    This made mine much easier to move.
    Ran the mounting bolts thru, matching plates on the inside.
    I could lift it with that handle, and lower off stage, or whatever.

  13. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Wow....cool.... you could also park it outside the tub when you are taking your shower just in case you need something to hold onto or a handle when getting out of the tub! :D jk
  14. chadds


    Mar 18, 2000
    I tried that once. It was so loud and punchy! Halfway through the bath set everything got real quiet. I don't remember much more, past my amp head falling into the tub....

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