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Wizard Cabs

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Project7Bass, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Project7Bass

    Project7Bass Supporting Member

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    Anyone know anything about Wizard Cabs? Looking at a pair of 410's. they ate selling as a pair for 600 bucks. I just don't know too much about them.
  2. CL400Peavey

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    Never heard of them before, but looking at their online specs they would be a no go for me... I dont much care for guitar cabs stuffed with bass speakers.
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    Do you say that because of a specific spec? Size?
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  5. Project7Bass

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    I know, I saw the specs.
  7. Project7Bass

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    Certainly heavy. The 410 is over 80lbs. Not sure what to think about these.
  8. christw

    christw Always searching for the right Ric... Supporting Member

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    I'm pretty sure I'd just buy a used Ampeg SVT cab and get similar looks and performance for 1/4 the price... They might be worth checking out but I don't see any reason to fork up for the Wizards where there are plenty of comparable bass cabs at better prices.
  9. Project7Bass

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    Kinda my thought too. I also have the option to snag a 212 Mesa PH cab for 599.
  10. M. Owen Santy

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    Picked up one of the Wizard 410 cabs (perhaps one of the two you were looking at? GC Manchester, CT)

    DEFINITELY not built or tuned like a guitar cab - they had a used guitar 4x12 there - complete different animals - these are great!
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    What makes them great? Not being an ass, just asking. General tone. Hard to fart out? Breakup nicely or something? General design, ported, sealed, rough size, etc.
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    The 115 weight listed has to be a typo as the same weight is listed for the 215 cab, which is still too darn heavy
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    Must be 3/4" BB and ceramic/ferrite mags.
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    I would think so...they have a 410/212 cab that weighs 190lbs :)
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    BB/concrete/BB sandwich? That could be a sort of composite I guess.:D

    Any website designers out there? You are needed.
  16. christw

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    I think Mesa Boogie already patented that cabinet design...
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    Hmmmm.....
    That gives me an idea for the next Criley-Core cab design....
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    Peavey claims "Kevlar-impregnated" stuff, but I've worn a real kevlar (army helmet) daily.....kevlar isn't as heavy as Peavey stuff....or Mesa....

    Odd the 410/212 rivals a Bassoon cab with their 200 ounce magnets.




    :p
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    It's funny...for years I didn't mind heavy cabs. I kinda figured they had to be heavy to sound good, and I certainly would still schlep a heavy cab if it were my favorite sounding cab :)
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    Actually, I have played thru one of these cabs (410 top with 115 bottom... possibly 118 bottom) and it sounded pretty good, but not spectacular. The rehearsal space I have been using lately has alot of Wizard gear as I believe the owner of the space is a dealer.

    I will say they are built very well. I cannot remember the exact details, but when the owner was telling me about them, the specs definitely seemed the 'overbuilt' variety if you know what I mean. They are not cheaply made, that's for sure.

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