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Best four ten cab?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassman60, Jun 1, 2002.

Best four ten for rock band bass player?

Poll closed Jun 11, 2002.
  1. Ampeg SVT 4x10he

    11 vote(s)
  2. Eden 4x10 XLT

    22 vote(s)
  3. SWR Goliath III 4x10

    24 vote(s)
  4. Warwick 4x11 pro 4x10"

    0 vote(s)
  5. Audiophile HD 4x10

    1 vote(s)
  6. other (please post your suggestion)

    16 vote(s)
  1. bassman60


    Jun 5, 2001
    I'm 4x10 shopping and I need an 8 ohm cab (so I can add either a 1x15 or 2x12 later) for a Creed/ Pearl Jam type style. I want something with lots of bottom but with definition and something that can get that trebly growl that I hear a lot of hard rock bass players get.
  2. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    I voted for the Ampeg........classic rock sound

    also try a Hartke 4x10
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Hm, I know they're awfully expensive in the U.S., but since you asked for the best...

    <b>Glockenklang Take Five Neodymium</b> or

    <b>Tech Soundsystems ND 410 XT</b>
  4. I'd go with a different Ampeg...the SVT 410HLF. It's the best sounding cab I've ever played through.
  5. IMHO the :)Eden:) is superior from a range of tone perspective...
    but I voted :DSWR:D based upon your playing genre and the relative value (where I shop, 40% cheaper than Eden) .
  6. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    I voted the Ampeg also but I also think you should try a Hartke 4x10. Make sure it's the XL series and not the TP (transporter) and if you got the dough try the new Hartke Pro Series 4200 4x10, I've heard lots of good things about it.
  7. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy Bongo destroys villages and does my laundry Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Glock has neodymium now? wow wonder if I could get a neo quattro.
  8. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    Epifani's are the BEST. i dunno if i'd ever need a 4x10, but if i did, i'd sell as many organs to supplement the deal. :D

    but you should check out Aguilar. sorta a poor man's boutique cab.

    but if you're stuck on the list, i'd just stick with the Eden's. high quality cab that's got righteous rock bark.
  9. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I would say Eden XLTs (I own 2!)

    BUT last week I tried some Epifanis (2x10, 3x10) and I think that I'd have to get ahold of their 4x10 before I can really make that call...those Epifanis blew my socks off!
  10. I agree with nomadic herder, go with the svt410hlf.
    If you want low end then this is what your searching for!

    I think this cab has the best low end of all 4x10's
  11. JoelEoM


    Mar 11, 2002
    Lancaster, PA
    imo, i think the ampeg pr410hlf has better low end than the svt. but....theyre H-E-A-V-Y, and i dont think that ampeg makes them anymore. i think they sound a bit clearer than the svt cab as well
  12. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    I would consider Genz Benz. They also fit the description above. Joker, I know that you don't like the color scheme though! :D ;)
  13. lpbassics

    lpbassics Guest

    Jan 26, 2002
    yes i would give aguilar a run...

    i like em. maybe you would too!
  14. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    i know everyone is going to disagree with but...
    i really like my be crate cab!
    it is sealed has no tweeter. it sounds great!!!
    i was soooo surprised!
    i found it in a pawn shop for only $180!!!!
    it has so much bottom and enough top end!
    i can get the RHCP sound to classic hendrix, doors!
    please don't laugh at me!

  15. Funkster


    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    I agree totaly, Dig them Edens!

    I played my WT400 through the Aggie GS410, I was really diggin in with my Pbass and The tone was Killer!
  16. BigBohn


    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    Eden. Stop fooling yourself and go for the gold... sorry that was cheesy, but I had to say it..:p
  17. Wxp4759cb


    Nov 23, 2000
    Columbia, MO
    Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) uses SWR cabs with Ampeg heads. http://www.guitargeek.com/layouts/display.php3?id=255

    I voted for SWR b/c I like them, and I think they'll come closest to that sound. Just don't turn the tweeter up to high and it would be perfect.

    Eden will give you that hard rock barking type sound which isn't really like Pearl Jam, although alot of people like it. Aguilar isn't bad though.
  18. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.
    My original (bought new in 1989) Hartke 410XL that I modified by installing the same horn and crossover (same manufacturer) as used be Eden, SWR, etc.,etc. This cab now sounds better than anything I've ever compared it with (The Hartke 4.5 had a little more low end but not nearly the clarity). Many a player has asked "So...uh...you ever think about selling that?":p NOPE! :D
  19. bassman60


    Jun 5, 2001
    Does the SWR handle 700 watts rms??? Or is it 700 watts program?
  20. Wxp4759cb


    Nov 23, 2000
    Columbia, MO

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