good second cab?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by pigpen02, Dec 10, 2002.

  1. pigpen02


    Mar 24, 2002
    hi, i'm interested in adding a second cabinet to my rig for playing live, competing w/ a guitarist running a 200 watt marshall into two 4x12's and a drummer w/ his own pa.

    i'm currently using an swr sm500 bridged into an swr big bertha 2x15 cabinet. i want to add volume, and may be changing heads to something around 1000 watts. i've considered either a single swr 1x18, or a 6x10, or a 4x10....i'm not sure.

    i play heavy rock/alt rock mostly, slap occasionally but its fingerstyle for the most part. any ideas would be appreciated.
  2. get a 6x10, it will add lots of clarity, volume, and still have lots of low end if you want that much.
  3. Razor


    Sep 22, 2002
    Overall how do you like the Bertha?
  4. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Does the drummer just use the P.A. for himself?
  5. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I agree the 6x10 will compliment the 2x15 nicely. Make sure you've got enough cash left over for a set of decent earplugs.
  6. TxBass


    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    this set up is obviously for very small venues?;)

    (holy smoke my ears hurt just reading it...)