Cab covers

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Nails, Sep 18, 2001.

  1. I put a cab cover over it

    8 vote(s)
  2. I put it in a road case

    0 vote(s)
  3. I don't cover my cab

    8 vote(s)
  1. Nails

    Nails Guest

    Jun 4, 2000
    Austin, Tejas
    If so what type is it? Is it the same brand as your cab, is it generic, or is it from a different brand?
  2. FalsehoodBass

    FalsehoodBass Guest

    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    i was very upset that i had to pay over $100 for a cover for my swr 810, but i really need one, i frequently play at parties and would die if someone spilled a beer on my cab while it was siting backstage. A road case would be rad, but not until i get a car that can fit the case inside... that'll be huge
  3. Nails

    Nails Guest

    Jun 4, 2000
    Austin, Tejas
    Covers for Eden 410XLTs are 75. Now lets do some math:

    100 for an 8X10 is 12.5 dollars per speaker (100/8).
    75 for a 4X10 18.75 per speaker (75/4).

    You're at least getting more cover per dollar.
  4. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    What are some companies that make covers for cabs?? I am gonna be getting a couple new cabinets next week, and I would like to get covers for them so they stay looking decent for a little while, anyway.
  5. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    It's a cardboard box with a lid glued onto it, basically to keep cat hair from clinging to it. I have been made fun of a few times by the members of my band ("anal"), but it sure beats having to use a vacuum cleaner and/or a lint brush on it every time I play out.
  6. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    Carvin cover for my RC210... My other amps and cabs have ones made for me by a gal who does pro-quality re-upholstering... We trade favors, so all they cost me is time. Such a deal!

  7. PJR

    PJR Guest

    Jun 20, 2001
    N.E. PA

    These are some companies that come to mind.

    All make fine covers.....

  8. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Thanks PJR
  9. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    The ones I have are from the cab manufacturer, but in one case the cover is actually made for them by Tuki.
  10. MrFortuneCookie

    MrFortuneCookie Guest

    Aug 23, 2000
    New York, NY
    Does SWR have a cover for their 8x10?
  11. cb56


    Jul 2, 2000
    Hey thanks for the info. I will give LeCover a call. they are just up the road from me
  12. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    Aug 31, 2001
    Halifax, Canada
    Owner - St. Germaine Guitars
    I have an SWR Super Redhead, it has a plywood/ozite covered cover for the electronics. Does anyone know if you can get a cover from SWR for the Redhead, probably vinyl or something?

  13. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    I use Le,Cover's for all my Ampeg gear and they make a nice cover at a nice price.
  14. cb56


    Jul 2, 2000
    They do have a cover for the Redhead listed. Even if not they could make a cover for about anything. Just ordered mine for my Bag End cabs. They said it would be ready next week.