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8x15 Can't Wait

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by MEKer, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    OK, gonna build a 8x15. Should be cool. Guess I better go Neo for weight.

    edit: I think this thing will need a NAME on a nameplate!
  2. ric4682


    Jul 2, 2008
    VERY curious to see how this turns out. Do you have any specifics on specifications?
  3. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    An 8x15? If you go through with this, I may actually have to start worshiping you as a god.
  4. If you do it i will travel from S.E Indiana to see you play it!
  5. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    got someone to help me on the specs, someone most of us know-----we'll see.
  6. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    Kind of like I already worship Mads Eriksen as a god?
  7. goldberg72


    Sep 30, 2011
    Not leave any doubtfulness, but i'll believe it when i see it! :bassist:
  8. ggunn


    Aug 30, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Does it come with a forklift? :D
  9. How are you gonna transport it? I'm seriously curious.
  10. lowfreq33


    Jan 27, 2010
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz Amplification
    Hope you own a cargo van.
  11. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco/HELIX user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Name: DOOM
  12. Too wimpy.

    I say name it APOCALYPTO and decorate it like a Mayan ziggurat.
  13. dtotheatothevto


    Mar 6, 2012
    Hmm...do you have a small weiner or something? :bag:

    Haha! Look forward to seeing the build! 8x15...siiiiick! :bassist:
  14. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    You don't seriously want to gig with that do ya? You need some body builders for roadies. A 8x15 whold be 200 to 300 pounds, and you would need a semi-trailer to haul it.

    Why not build 2 4x15s and stack them. Or better yet build 4 2x15 cabs and stack them. Or better yet build a 2x15 and get pa support.
  15. What if his intent is to BE the PA support?

    Transporting it should be no problem. Place it face down and play a 20hz sine wave through it. It will levitate, making transport a breeze.
  16. iammr2


    Jun 10, 2002
    You'd better go to a gym :D
  17. Fridge cab of 15's! Holy gadzooks! Please, spam TB with sound clips and photos once she's done.

    Name the cab "brown note"
  18. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    Yep---its only 6 inches.......when I fold it in half.........!!!:smug:

    Heavy, yes, altho graphite boarding is something I am seriously considering for much but not all of it. The issues are large all the way around: bracing, porting, impedance, blah blah---that's why I have an expert fellow TB'er working on some specs with me--who shall remain anonymous at his request for the time being. Its an interesting challenge as well.
  19. You can put each 15 in its' own cabinet. This makes it easy to move and you can always add more speakers.

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  20. JohnMCA72


    Feb 4, 2009
    Seems kind of silly to me. Nothing against a total of 8 @ 15", but all in 1 cab. is a bit extreme. Multiple 1- or 2-driver cabs would be a lot easier to move & store, easier to build well, & make a flexible arrangement for a lot of different room sizes.

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