I brought my schecter 5 string to samash yesterday at noon and plugged a hartke 3500 up to a few cabs. (I will be recieving the 3500 in the mail soon, its a used deal from harmony central). First I told my salesperson that I was most likely going to purchase a 2x10 and add a 15. Samash didn't have any of the hartke 2x10's in stock, and what they did have was a used rattly peavey 2x10 and the SWR goliath. My funds are basically $300. So I plugged into a 4x10 hartke aluminum coned speakers to get the 'vibe' of what a 2x10 would be like, sweet response, I liked it. But no money for a 4x10. So my salesperson plugged the 15 up to that so i had two cabs running. **** thats a lot of power! I loved it. So I played a bit, unplugged the 4x10, and I was pretty impressed with the tone of the vx115. No speaker farting like I would have suspected from the hartke vx115. Their Fender Bassman 15 cab was a total mess. You couldnt play the A string without speaker farts. The vx115 had great response with the low B. But when i plugged into the 2100 2x10 cab it was REALLY weak compared to the 4x10. I just want to know if any of you have any bad experience with these vx115 cabs. I really liked the one I played, and I'd end up adding a 4x10 to it when i get a job (I still have to get rid of my combo or my trombone to be able to fund a purchase of a cab). Samash didn't have the vx410s there yesterday and I was wondering if they would be a good thing to consider also? I doubt it though, the 15 is prolly my best bet and if I want a hartke 4x10 I should prolly expect to spend the extra dough on the aluminum coned speakers. The tough part: waiting for my 3500 to arrive in the mail!