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Cab reccomendations

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassjamn, Jul 25, 2003.


  1. bassjamn

    bassjamn

    Jan 4, 2002
    San Francisco
    Recently got me a Eden Wt550 which is pretty cool sounding. And a Aguilar GS1x12...

    I like the sound of the 12 so much after usin a working man's 4x10 for years i think i am gonna get me a 2x12.

    Trying to decide between the Aguilar or Eden 2x12 and if i should go for a 4ohm cab to just use this solo or go for a 8ohm cab to plan for future cab expansion...cant decide, Urghh!!
     
  2. Poon

    Poon

    May 20, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Buy another GS112. It helps a lot. It drops your impedence down to 4-ohms. Great sound, not too heavy, and since you already have a GS112, buying another one will be cheaper than buying a GS212, + a new/used GS112 is easier to come by.

    -P
     
  3. Mcrelly

    Mcrelly

    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    I heard someone say that two gs112s are deeper than the gs212 probably because of the bass coupling effect of the two cabinets.

    just get another gs112, they are also easier to carry than one 212.
     
  4. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    I agree!!
     
  5. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Dude, i know that this has never been brought up before, but rumor has it that 2 Aguilar 1x12's are better than the 2x12"s alot... who knew?
     
  6. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    well,

    two 1x12's isnt necessarily better, just a tad different.

    the dual Aguilar 1x12's does seem a bit bigger sounding, due to the extra porting and the extra tweeter. but, i find 2x12 cabs, and especially the Aguilar 2x12 to be more focused with a tighter low end. everything just seems "tuned" together.

    and tho, you cant beat the portability of a pair of 1x12's, ironically, you're actually carrying 80 lbs. of 1x12's vs. 70lbs. of just one 2x12 cab.

    so there's good and bad.

    bassj,

    for your needs, i think another aguilar 1x12 would really do you good. but word of caution, some guys do feel buried or muddied by the sound of 1x12's. not as punchie as 10" speakers.

    but, since you've got a super flexible EQ, remember to play around with the low low mids and dont be afraid to pump them up. use your ears and not your eyes when EQ'ing, and you'll really open up the coolness of those cabs.

    sorry for the mini sermon :meh: , but it is Sunday afterall. ;)
     
  7. Mcrelly

    Mcrelly

    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    recently I've been more comfortable to turn my bass knob down, even into the negative range if necessary to keep from being too heavy on stage, and to hear myself better!
     
  8. bassjamn

    bassjamn

    Jan 4, 2002
    San Francisco
    Thanks for the replies all.
    I went ahead and ordered a 8ohm 2x12 yesterday with plans to get a 8ohm 2x10 just to maximize my speaker/air movement
    and to have the best of both worlds..

    Now i just need to find it in the used TB forum, Hrm eden or aguilar....