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Very Cool Markbass Rig Stand

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Neuroman, Jan 14, 2014.


  1. Neuroman

    Neuroman BHPD - Forget about me. Save yourselves! Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sunol, CA
    Hello fellow TBers. My customization bug struck me again and I made the following stand for my Markbass Mini CMD 121P and New York 121 extension cabinet. I started with an @ample Stand from Sprung Creations and constructed a table top for the combo amp. This way I get the sound directed right up toward my ears and I still have easy access (both visually and physically) to the knobs/controls.

    It is extremely light and folds up nicely for transport.

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  2. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Neato! Are pics 5 and 6 transport mode?
     
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  4. Neuroman

    Neuroman BHPD - Forget about me. Save yourselves! Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sunol, CA
  5. Luckydog

    Luckydog

    Dec 25, 1999
    Looks very cool. Would work great with my 2 X bag end s15d ministack. Ive tried many things. Yours looks closest to a very successful design. Consider protecting your design.
     
  6. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP C.S. Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    Endorsing Artist: Kraft Dinner, Michelob Ultra and Herradura Tequila
  7. mam1862

    mam1862 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2008
    Northfield, Ohio
    That is great. Nice job.
     
  8. GMC

    GMC Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2006
    Swindon
    That looks SO nice...I'm almost swayed into a MB 121P and cab myself!
    It's a real pity that their combos don't have an attenuator and a horn option...I'm not a fan of piezo drivers.
     
  9. Joedog

    Joedog

    Jan 28, 2010
    Pensacola FL
    SLICK! Very nice!
     
  10. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    That's is really nice!
     
  11. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

    That is REALLY well done! Great idea and realization.
     
  12. tjh

    tjh Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    Minnesota
    .. I will watch for you on 'Shark Tank' when you pursue funding for your invention .. ;)
     
  13. ga_edwards

    ga_edwards

    Sep 8, 2000
    UK, Essex
    Interesting! Other solution usually have the top cab tilted with the bottom cab still pointing at your ankles. This way both are closer to pointing at you ears.
     
  14. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    That is wild! i like it.
     
  15. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Hmm, now if you can get them to fold flat without tools... :D
     
  16. Neuroman

    Neuroman BHPD - Forget about me. Save yourselves! Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sunol, CA
    Like a pop up book! Now that would be cool.
     
  17. I'd love one of these for my Berlin/NY151.
     
  18. Neuroman

    Neuroman BHPD - Forget about me. Save yourselves! Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sunol, CA
    Contact Steve at Sprung Creations
    http://www.sprungcreationsllc.com/amplifier-stand/

    Tell him what you want. I gave him my design and we have been discussing how to make a more generic version to fit a wide variety of amps. He is working up some prototypes right now. Let him know your interest and what his timeline might be.

    If he is too busy or otherwise not able then I can make you one using a design idea I have. PM me and let me know.
     
  19. Luckydog

    Luckydog

    Dec 25, 1999
    Kind of an old thread, but wanted to mention, years ago I saw that Ryman auditorium (old grand ole opry) used to have on stage a metal frame that sat on stage with an interior frame that held an ampeg cab. The interior frame was connected to the exterior frame by a rod on the sides, which allowed the interior frame (with attached cab) to tilt backwards, angling the speakers toward the player. Sort of a gyroscope concept with one section only. Sorry cant explain it better. Seemed like it was made of tubular aluminum...maybe steel. Ive search a long time for pics of that gear and cannot find it anywhere. Quite a nice setup.
     
  20. Arnie

    Arnie

    May 14, 2005
    Kingston, NY
    Lets make one to stack two 810's (Grin)
     
  21. Really like it! Nice work!
     



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