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Dr Bass cabs on reverb?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by deepestend, Jul 10, 2018 at 6:14 PM.


  1. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Used Aguilar GS112. Otherwise, given bigger budget, my standard recommendation.
     
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  2. jnewmark

    jnewmark Just wanna play the groove. Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2006
    Stax 1966
    Third St Cigar Store Records staff musician.
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  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Not everyone does their research, especially when they see a lowball price.
     
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  4. drewphishes

    drewphishes Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2017
    Philly
    EDEN ex112 are great values, small portable, light and perfect for portable or small gigs, when I need more sound I bring 2. and they sound great
     
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  5. blacktocomm

    blacktocomm Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2013
    Maryland
    Find a used one. I picked up a 2x12 Dr Bass cab on cl a few years back and its a killer cabinet.
     
  6. Jack

    Jack

    Sep 6, 2003
    Newcastle, UK
    This. I bought a 2460 used and removed the logo. Him being a bad human being doesn't make his cabs bad cabs. I wouldn't even consider sending him any of my money but used is guilt-free IMO.
     
  7. MobileHolmes

    MobileHolmes I used to be BassoP

    Nov 4, 2006
    Iowa
    Used GK Neo 112
     
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  8. SactoBass

    SactoBass There are some who call me.......Sactobass Supporting Member

    Jul 8, 2009
    Sacramento CA
    "You have chosen......wisely!"
    maxresdefault.
     
  9. eyeballkid

    eyeballkid Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    wes virginny
    NEVER EVER BUY FROM DR BASS> Also, if you have a DR. BASS cab, NEVER play it in public with the brand badges on them. Dont ever advertise for that guy.
     
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  10. deepestend

    deepestend Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 21, 2003
    Brooklyn via Austin and NOLA
    Guitar/Bass Builder and Social Media at Sadowsky
    I was wondering about those.
     
  11. bolophonic

    bolophonic

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
    I have had a Dr. Bass 1x15” and a 2x12” cab for over 10 years. I would snatch up a match for either if I saw one for sale. I feel for everyone who got ripped off and I hate to see the guy is still in business after ripping so many people off, but that doesn’t make me hate my cabs or anything.
     
  12. bobcruz

    bobcruz

    Mar 10, 2004
    CA
    I don't have experience with them but if you search around the Forum, they've gotten some love here.
     
  13. drewphishes

    drewphishes Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2017
    Philly
    I can honestly not say enough good things about them. small light, plenty of great sound and I use two with a 550 watt amp and have plenty of headroom found used for under 200$ a piece, i think i paid 140 a piece for them. def check em out!
     
  14. pigpen1

    pigpen1 Supporting Member

    Aug 2, 2017
    I think reverb.com is the last place I'd look for good deal. Things there tend to be more expensive that ebay or guitarcenter.com used prices.
     
  15. tycobb73

    tycobb73

    Jul 23, 2006
    Grand Rapids MI
    I have a couple dr bass cabs a 115 and a 210. If someone gave me $325 a piece they'd be gone.
     
  16. bherman

    bherman Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2009
    Grand Junction, CO
    At your price point you are probably going to do better locally. Shipping is going to eat into your budget significantly. Looks like you are in NYC? Should be a ton of Craigslist stuff to be had, if you are patient.
     
  17. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    Lol it's the Dr Bass hate bandwagon.
     
  18. Mvilmany

    Mvilmany

    Mar 13, 2013
    Upstate NY
    99% of everything on Reverb is top tier priced, or ridiculously overpriced. I hardly browse it anymore, because of this.
     
  19. Rumbledore

    Rumbledore

    Jun 2, 2018
    :smug::hyper:
     
  20. Pet Politics

    Pet Politics My real name is Michael, but how exciting is that? Supporting Member

    Nov 14, 2007
    Burbank, CA
    Hartke Hydrive 112 is a decent cab in your price range. The 4/8 ohm switch is a nice bonus. I have 2.
     
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