4x10 Cabinets

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Mugr, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. Mugr


    Sep 19, 2006
    Hi guys,
    I am using a SVT3 and need to get a new cabinet for it. Any advice on relatively affordable 4x10?
    Currently looking at:
    Ampeg PF 410HLF
    Eden EX 410
    Gallien Krueger Neo 410 or MBE-II
  2. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    What is available to you used?
  3. strictlybass_ic

    strictlybass_ic Mediocrity is a journey Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2014
    Northern Indiana
    Definitely go used if you can. I couldn't find anything worth anything local and had to get new, so I talked to Dave over at Avatar. Solid cab for a pretty fair price.
  4. Avatar or Carvin. You can also go used and get a good deal on an Eden D410XLT.
  5. sinbad7


    Dec 17, 2010
    I'd go carvin. I love their cabs and will probably always stay with them
  6. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Or see if you can find a Genz-Benz Uber 410. Great cab, although expensive. But since GB gear is now limited to what's in stock, you might be able to find a good deal. I recently saw the Uber 212 advertised for a killer price. Can't remember if it was Pro Audio Star or Andrew's Music.
  7. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    I have a pair of GK 410 NEO's that I absolutely love, but they don't seem to work as well with any other amp besides my GK 700rbII.
  8. Mugr


    Sep 19, 2006
    What about the cabs i suggested? Selection and prices are a bit limiting here in Switzerland...
  9. fabubass


    Jan 13, 2006
    Hartke 4-10 XL
    Been using the same cabinet for 13 years, playing 3-6 nights a week. Use a Gk 1001RBll with it.
  10. sinbad7


    Dec 17, 2010
    Id go with the ampeg cab. If you've already got the SVT3, get the ampeg cab to match.
  11. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    I would not go with the SVT-410HLF. It has a big low end, but not a lot of mid content. Gets lost in the mix.
  12. kikstand454

    kikstand454 Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2012
    This exactly.
    I've used mine since 98. Awesome/ indestructible. Fairly cheap. If you're looking for a 410......I highly recommend it.
  13. If you want affordable keep checking you're local classifieds. People don't like to ship big cabs & they sell for relatively cheap all the time. I had a Peavey 410TVX or some model like that years ago that was good, pretty sure they aren't uncommon. I see Gallien Krueger cabs pop up as well as Hartkes & Peavey's all the time in my area. You'll have to research which cabs are better out of what becomes available. I've seen whole setups head & cab, cabs listed for very little coin.
  14. MoeTown1986

    MoeTown1986 Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2010
    SoMD (Mechanicsville)
    I too have a SVT 3 Pro that I recently got through a trade. It came with a Fender Rumble 410 cab, which I was pretty skeptical about seeing how it was a rumble series cab. Boy was I wrong. Cab sounds really great for being a $300 (new) cab.
  15. I love the sound of Neo speakers, so I would go with the GK, but also look & listen to Fender Bassman Pro 410 Neo, and also MarkBass 410 Neo. They all sound really good and should be available to you all in a very close price range. Just pick the one you like best. :cool:
  16. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    What is your budget? You can get fairly awesome cabs used these days.
  17. Mugr


    Sep 19, 2006
    Lpooking to spend around 700$, tops. Can anyone say anything favorable about the ampeg 410HE?
  18. 1960jbass

    1960jbass Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2013
    Berwick, PA
    Try the avatar B410. They sell them on Ebay and I got one brand new from the factory for under $250 with shipping. Best cab I have ever had!!
  19. Ender_rpm


    Apr 18, 2004
    St. Louis MO
    Sounds like half of an 810- more mid focused than low end.

    I did not care for the SVT3Pro/410HLF pairing. Made the amp feel underpowered and muddy, which it really isn't. BUT if you play a 5 string and need that low end boom, it does it better than the HE. I'd just want more power in that case, like a 7 Pro.
  20. fishtx


    Mar 30, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses/Genz Benz - RIP/Mojo Hand FX
    with a $700 budget, you have a vast amount of options, especially used...might even consider two 2x10's...