Anyone ever had to take handles off svtamp to fit a case??

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Irie01, Nov 3, 2004.

  1. Irie01


    Jan 22, 2002
    I have the svt2 pro.I bought a skb case that fits perfectly except for the front.The two handles are stopping me from attaching the face cover of the skb.I am thinking about taking the face plate off the front of the amp and removing the two handles so that they fit.Is this safe and is it pretty easy to do?If anyone has any advice or suggestions please let me know.
  2. Jerrold Tiers

    Jerrold Tiers

    Nov 14, 2003
    St Louis
    You would have to get into the "no user serviceable parts" areas of the amp to do that. I would not recomend it.

    It would be easier to deal with the rack, I think.

    We don't "authorise" user mods.......
  3. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    I believe you can order a deeper lid for your SKB. Someone markets a deeper lid with a netted zipper pocket inside, so you can store picks and spare parts, etc.. Perhaps you can get one of those and remove the interior zipper portion, leaving a deeper lid.
  4. Irie01


    Jan 22, 2002
    thanks guys, I'll deal with the case.
  5. wildsponge


    Oct 21, 2004
    Novato, CA
    Yes.. what they said. Find a deeper lid. Don't be poking around the inside, especially if you don't know what you are doing. You can get a nice little shock if you don't know how to properly drain the power before opening. But that's just my $0.02
  6. Budonze


    Nov 2, 2000
    Gator makes those lids