A 6 year old kid carrying a 2x12 1,200W cabinet?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by xnewyorka, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. xnewyorka

    xnewyorka Inactive Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2006
    NYC Area
    Just for kicks, I asked my six year old son if he could be my roadie and carry my 212 cabinet.

    I did not think he would be up for the challenge, but he sure was, and had no problem lugging it around, even with the extra weight of the cover on it!

    His twin sister can also carry it, so I guess that means I have three super twins!
  2. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    Casters would be good. :thumbsup:
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  3. xnewyorka

    xnewyorka Inactive Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2006
    NYC Area
    It does have them, but that takes out all the fun!
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2019
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  4. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass Inactive

    Sep 14, 2010
    That's pretty light.

    I'm sure even with all these light 2x12s
    Somewhere in the world someone has complained that a 2x12 is too heavy.

    Agreed the tallish form factor is just enough to where castors would be nice as well.

    One lift to load in and out.

    The rest is a roll away and no Carry
  5. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Inactive

    Child abuser!! If you’re going to make a habit out of this at least buy the kids steel toed shoes! :)
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  6. Jaymo


    Jul 7, 2017
    I thought free labor was THE reason we had kids.
  7. Bassndrums73


    Mar 13, 2018
    Get out there and mow the grass! And no pay either!
  8. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    No more pudding for you!
  9. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Inactive

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
    You can tell him that soon, his fingers will look like this!

    bass player.jpg
  10. wave rider

    wave rider

    Jan 5, 2005
    Paging @alexclaber, excellent marketing angle, see picture at top of thread.
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  11. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    Or maybe a kid's vitamin.:)
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  12. Cute but potentially dangerously bad habit forming there. I know the cab is super light but it looks like he could well be lifting without his shoulders held together by muscles. In other words tendon and muscle are at a stretch which is like a length of rope with ligaments for backup. That's a very good way to wrench your upper back.
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  13. xnewyorka

    xnewyorka Inactive Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2006
    NYC Area
    Wow, OK - thanks for the alert! We won't be doing that again.
    He can do 7 one-handed push-ups, which is about 4 more than dad can do at this point. No one-handed pull-ups yet, though.
  14. alexclaber

    alexclaber Commercial User

    Jun 19, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    Director - Barefaced Ltd
    Handily, I have possession of both items too. I shall see how she gets on! ;-)
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