36x10 Ampeg cab!! and Head!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Redhotbassist, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. Redhotbassist


    Oct 19, 2002
    Just came across this, haha, how the hell? do they make these for sale? or was this a one off do you think?

    Just imagine transporting this thing to a gig, and then if the venue was upstairs, taking it upstairs.. nightmare, but must be ****ing loud!

    http://www.techimo.com/photo/data/500/97220ampeg_36x10.jpg - Small ( :rolleyes: )
  2. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    the only thing scarier than the fact that they made that, is the idea that there are probably a bunch of cats who tried to order one.................... :rolleyes:
  3. yeah, that was on the ampeg site for long enough, along with a huge crate stack
  4. slapnuts


    Aug 9, 2005
    Marietta, GA
    Is that thing anything like the Ampeg Ampzilla?
  5. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    Maybe bigger is better? :D

    I used to have a Bass Player magazine from 1992 that showed possibly the same amp. It said Dokken's Jeff Pilsson(sp?) used it on a "Monsters of Rock" tour and that it actually worked! He may have been using 2 of the 36-10" cabs, if I remember correctly, and I think the head's like 600 watts all-tube. :bassist:

    - Art
  6. I thought they were just made recently-ish, for some world record and to show off
  7. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    If they arrayed the drivers 6X6 it might be practical given enough roadies. As it is, I'm scared that the head might move around and fall on me.
  8. ladros2


    Jun 2, 2005
    Right, next job, an Accugroove 8x21!
  9. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    There is probably nothing behind the Ampeg cloth thing.
  10. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan

    Nope, its real. There was a show on TLC or something where they built a giant guitar, and used that amp to play it.
  11. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Yeah it's for real, as far as I'm aware it is taken to at least some Guitar Shows and people can play through it and get their photo taken with it. You need a ladder to adjust the front panel settings.
  12. PolkaHero


    Jan 5, 2002
    Guess this is worth posting again!
  13. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    I think I'd put the cab on its side. I wouldn't want that looming above me, especially when playing those floor-shaking low notes. :eek:
  14. Kael

    Kael Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Oklahoma City
    What jumps out at me is the need for an extra 15' of cable do to how high up the head is. Well, that and how exactly am I gonna fit this in my little mazda B2500.
  15. Redhotbassist


    Oct 19, 2002
    Wow, pretty much the same then, except the head!

  16. elavate7


    Jul 8, 2009
    its all about "THE POCKET"
    anyone who buys this must not cheerish thier hearing :)
  17. mophead

    mophead Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2004
    Texas Panhandle
    Think that is my old practice rig.