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Bar Rig...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Scott Waldy, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. I have looked at both "Show Your Rig Off" threads. Very nice pics. I now have LOTS of wallpaper. :D

    I am curious as to those of you with those really nice rigs, do you actually gig in bars with them? I know it is a stoopid question but, all that smoke, spilt beer, cigarette burns? If I had a rig as nice as some of those, they would NEVER see the inside of a bar, tour - yea sure, but a smokey bar nope. :scowl:

    So I guess my question is you have a seperate bar rig just for those shows? :confused:
  2. I dunno which ppl or RIG's rather, U mean as REALLY NICE. My rig I think is REALLY nice-Fender 300PRO or Ampeg V4BH into a Bergantino NV610 & yes I use it 4 pub gigs whenever we have 'em. Good thing here is- all pubs are SMOKE - FREE now!!!! Even tho I do smoke-a li'l ... It's nice not having stinking gear! :)
  3. Danm


    Sep 24, 2003
    Canberra Australia
    Same here rod!!!!!
  4. Jeff A

    Jeff A

    Oct 22, 2005
    Same in CT - smoke free. :) I was one of the happy ones when that law passed.

    The only beer I need to worry about is mine and that goes on the floor, off to the side, where no one can walk through.

    No special "Bar" rig required.
  5. Mr_Dave


    Mar 11, 2005
    Melbourne, Australia
    Employee - Basscentre Melbourne
    my cabs grill is scratched up. but i coloured it in with a sharpie. And it has a big stain, but its on the back. And my rack bag is beat up with broken zips and gaffa tape. but my thunderfunk inside is perfect :)
  6. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Smoke free here, too!!! :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
  7. leftymike


    Sep 23, 2006
    Austin Tejas
    I don't think there's a rig around that shouldn't be played out. Why do you buy the stuff?!. I can't imagine owning anything that I wouldn't play out with. A "tour" can be harder on your gear than the local pub/club gig.
  8. Dave W

    Dave W

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    I use the same rig no matter where I play. It's mine and that's why I bought it! Not to sit at home and get no use...
  9. g4string


    Sep 19, 2002
    Melissa, TX
    This is all you need to control spilled beer. It is a mis stand with a bike water holder clipped to it using hose clamps. It works great!!! Also, buy covers and or cases for everything. If they dont have a cover for your speaker cab...........have one made. I wont gig with a cab unless I have a cover for it. Protect your investment!!

  10. I LOVE IT!!!! :hyper:

    AS for not being able to smoke in the bar, that law hasn't passed. I am a non-smoker and having my gear saturated with smoke concerns me greatly. :meh:

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