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Bergantino 2-12 owners

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ThunderStik, Nov 21, 2001.


  1. ThunderStik

    ThunderStik Guest

    Jun 25, 2001
    Claremore OK.
    I was Listening to my sound and figured out I didnt really care for my cabs (no chest hit factor). Well I called up Jim Bergantino and spoke with him for about an hour and came away with some different insights about cabs. I had heard the 3-10 before and loved it matter of fact it could be the best cab I have ever heard but I want some rattle in the low area. Later I ordered the 2-12 and should be here next week ( even though I have never heard it) and I told Chris (the guy I buy all my stuff through) if I didnt like it I would buy the 3-10. So what are your guys thoughts on the 2-12? Will it thump? Is it fat? Is it loud enough to stand alone?
     
  2. midlife

    midlife

    Nov 21, 2001
    I have the 310. It thumps.

    I used to play through a Eden 210xlt and 115xlt. The Bergantino 310 has more thump then the Edens did together. The first gig I played with the Berg, my wife commented at the break that wow you can actually feel the bass now.

    I like it. Never played through the 212 so I can't comment.

    The 310 can handle 600 watts. I play with a QSX 1202 bridged mono which is 1200 watts at 4 ohms, which is what the Berg is. Have not cranked it too much yet but I have played at levels that would make the Edens fart.

    I think you will like the Bergantino.
     
  3. ThunderStik

    ThunderStik Guest

    Jun 25, 2001
    Claremore OK.
    Thanks for the info Midlife, any others ? Is everybody taking the day off or what?
     
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Probably nobody owns that cab.
     
  5. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    I dont own a berg 2-12 but I do own a eden 2-12 and have tried out bolth the berg 3-10 and the 212 side by side with my cab
    so from what Ive heard id say....
    the difference between the eden and the berg is mostly the horn I really liked the sound of the "front end" of the note commin off the berg big difference! the speakers are better also Iheard it in the dispersion of the note (ie I could walk around the room and the sound didnt change as mutch compared to being in front of the cab.
    kind of subtle but deffinettly different
    the 310 is a whole different animal it sounds completely different to me the 2-12 has more of a colored sound to it and the 310 is more flat so... or it sounded more like a modern bass amp while the 2-12 has that rounder old school note to it . if you liked the 3-10 you may be thown by the 2-12
    that being said Ihave to say the 3-10 is a amazing cab it sounds incredible! And I am saving money to buy one. but I wont be selling my 2-12 though that way Ill have choices!
     
  6. I was going for the Berg 2 x 12 but chose the Epifani 4 x 10, I really like the Epifani 2 x 12, I might add the Epifani 2 x 12 later.
     
  7. Tumbao

    Tumbao

    Nov 10, 2001
    FL
    I do not own an Eden or Bergantino, BUT I do own
    an EPIFANI 2X12". I can't say enough good things about this cab, from the standpoint of : Sound, Price, Dimensions and Weight. ;)
     
  8. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Another Epifani 2x12 vote. 1x12 too. And they stack together for a neat vertical 3x12 column.
     
  9. Tumbao

    Tumbao

    Nov 10, 2001
    FL
     
  10. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    ...I'll post a pic....
     
  11. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Coyoteboy, do you normally stand your Epifani 2x12 on it's side or lay it flat(?) like they have it in their brochure?

    I've never understood why Epifani put the handles on the width (27") side. My Bag End 2x12 has the handles up near the top which make it so much easier to pick up and carry. No too much stooping over.
     
  12. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Hey there Jerry. When I ordered the cab originally, I wanted the handles on the long sides like you describe, but he talked me out of it. I did have removeable casters put on the short side so it wheels around in the vertical position, and I play with it vertically on top of my rack case. And the 1x12 does lock on the end of the 2x12 in a vertical position, which is cool.
     
  13. Your amp rack just made me mess myself.