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Black Widow 115 cab???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by pesci1313, Sep 19, 2001.


  1. i saw this today in a store, $100 for used 15 inch black widow cab, played through it sounded pretty decent, but what do you guys think, good price/deal, or piece of junk probably?
     
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    PDX
    Go for it, unless you really don't like how it sounds.
     
  3. downstairs

    downstairs

    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    I have a peavy 115, i paid like 135 for it, its an awesome cab, i don't think you can kill it, the rating is about 235 watts though at 8 homs, go for it, you can always sell it.....
     
  4. CYoung

    CYoung

    Nov 30, 2000
    Gainesville, FL
    I have one of these cabs also. For that price, I say go for it, provided you like the Peavey sound.

    Pros: built like a tank, high power handling, very punchy mid-bass sound

    Cons: not really "Warm", some models had less than great handles on them

    I like the Peavey 1x15 sound when I need a punchy mid-bass heavy sound, especially for 80s music. If you need more low-end rumble, an AMpeg may be for you.

    Personally, I mostly use an old 1982 Peavey Mark IV head with a 115BX/BW cab.
     
  5. jcadmus

    jcadmus

    Apr 2, 2000
    I'd say go for it.

    I like Black Widows -- I think the Kevlar-impregnated cones make them sound warm yet punchy.
     
  6. downstairs

    downstairs

    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    I have a 1979 Mark III head and run it through my black widow, love the sounds i get, mess with my EQ all the time.