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BNA fEARless 215 - The sexiest cab you have ever seen!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by CL400Peavey, Aug 2, 2012.


  1. Pics speak for themselves. Mark did an amazing job on this!

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  2. Musicphan

    Musicphan

    Oct 11, 2008
    Very nice...
     
  3. Mike Arnopol

    Mike Arnopol Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 4, 2005
    Chicago
    Owner of MAS Soundworks
    Rock on!!!
    I'm building a 215 Slim right now.Love the cool detail work. How much does it weigh if I might ask?
     
  4. lburton2

    lburton2 Les Is More

    May 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    That looks awesome! It reminds me of steampunk
     
  5. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Nothing like a good 215. And that one looks awesome. Kinda miss the big cab days.
     
  6. barryaudio

    barryaudio

    Feb 9, 2012
    Massachusetts
    Authorized Builder: fEARful bass, greenboy designs, Bill Fitzmaurice
    If he only used gears for grill covers!

    Sweet cab though. BNA really stepped it up!
     
  7. jumbodbassman

    jumbodbassman Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    Stuck in traffic -NY & CT
    Born Again Tubey
    really nice cab.
     
  8. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    This cab is Baltic Birch, so not the lightest, but we did look to shave weight with the hardware and the OEM aluminum skids...it's somewhere between 73-77lbs. Somewhere around that...I don't really trust my scale with the bigger cabs :) With Italian Poplar you could prolly get it down quite a bit, but I do love how sturdy this wood is and the owner of this cab, Chris Rhoades is a touring pro. This cab needs to go off and on a trailer 150+ shows a year :)
     
  9. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    I can't think of a commercial cab that would come even close to the performance of this that doesn't weigh twice as much :)
     
  10. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    I'm actually working on a steampunk design...this one is pointing in that direction though for sure :)
     
  11. will33

    will33

    May 22, 2006
    austin,tx
    Nice touches, man. Looks like a real clean, pro job. You guys do the colors there or can or can you order hardware like that? Always cool to see stuff outside of basic black.
     
  12. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    Thank you! The skid rails are OEM...they're made out of lightweight aluminum, then cut and shaped and powder coated, as was all the hardware.
     
  13. will33

    will33

    May 22, 2006
    austin,tx
    Powder coat and duratex....cool. Roadworthy stuff that should stay looking nice for a long time. The thing's so pretty though, I'd still be wanting at least like a canvas slip cover or something for it if not a heavy vinyl one. Or will this thing be living in a roadcase when it's not on stage? You can't just leave it sitting in a roadcase tray on stage when it looks like that ya know.:D
     
  14. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    Chris said they're having a roadcase made for it...thank goodness!
     
  15. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist ZOMG! I'm back from the dead! Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Love the color on that, very unique and stylish =)
     
  16. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    So that's going to Chris, eh? Only fitting that the prettiest dude in rockabilly has a pretty cab like that ;)
     
  17. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    Haha! He is man-pretty aint he? I'm gonna make him a matching amp rack case for it as soon as I can...may as well keep going with this concept :)
     
  18. How does this thing handle with those two straps on the side?
     
  19. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    The centered top corner handle and two strap handles work great. Remember, it's really light :)
     
  20. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    Montreal
    Absolutely sick. The only way that cab could be made sexier would be to include nubile, twin she-roadies in spandex body suits that match the cab's color scheme. Well-done!
     

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