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Look what I bought - 1516

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Sanctum, Dec 15, 2003.


  1. Well I couldn't pass this one up - now can you guess what I'm GAS'ing for?

    :)

    Mesa 1516 / 400 Watts 4 Ohm, also bi-amp-able with two 8 Ohm inputs.

    Sounds awesome!

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  2. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    awsome, how good does it handle!? :)
     
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  4. hehe,thats a big ass box o' speakers my friend:)
     
  5. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Oooh! [​IMG] I don't suppose you'd want to trade that for a Powerhouse Jr would you? Hehe...thought not.
    How are the lows on that? The Mesa 2x15 I played through was pretty bright for a 2x15, much more so than I was expecting, at least. The Powerhouse Jr.s could use some more lows, so with those 6s and the 10, I'd imagine that to be pretty bright, despite the 15.
     
  6. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    yeah, i really wasn't sure if you had one or not. sorry :D :rolleyes:
     
  7. icks

    icks

    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    saturday and it will be mine !!:D

    Not yours but the same ;)

    I think it will match perfectly with my m2000 head ;)

    Could you pleae post a pic of the back of the cab ?

    Thanks
     
  8. I had the same thoughts before I bought this, having never played one. But I was blown away with how low it does go, while having sweet mids and highs. So, like, yea .... that's why I bought it :D I'm still trying to find out what the crossover is set at, hard to find specs on this cab ... guess I'll call Mesa.

    When I tried it out at the guys house he had it hooked up to a Mesa M2000, and it sounded killer. I think you'll be very pleased.

    Here's the back:

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  9. icks

    icks

    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    thanks
     
  10. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Hey, it's a vintage Accugroove!! Very rare as I understand it...
     
  11. Metal Mitch

    Metal Mitch

    Jul 14, 2003
    NJ
    here you go Greg
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  12. hahahahahah
     
  13. icks

    icks

    Jul 12, 2001
    Charleroi, Belgium
    mine is not like that ..
    I has only one jack input, and a 3 way switch.

    What's its use ?
     
  14. The 3 way switch is for the tweeter. Mine's not a switch its a rotary knob.
     
  15. birdsg

    birdsg

    Dec 18, 2003
    Birmingham England
    Hi Guys,

    Just wanted to reopen this thread as I have just put down a deposit on the exact same cab. Mine is pretty old and battered looking but sounded sweet as a nut. From what I can see the only downside is thw weight of it!!

    I guess this cab will be good for all gigs not requiring PA?

    Anyone with this cab got any comments on it? Any Head recommendations would be good. I am looking at an EBS350 if my budget will stretch to it. Although I gotta pay for the cab first :D

    Steve
     
  16. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    how much do one of these weigh?
     
  17. birdsg

    birdsg

    Dec 18, 2003
    Birmingham England
    Just a guess but I think its about 150lbs :bawl:

    Oh well will build the muscles up
     
  18. adam on bass

    adam on bass Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2002
    New Braunfels, Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, GK, EMG and D'Addario
    Do you not like the way the WT800 sounds throught it?
     
  19. Was that to me?

    I sold my WT800 a while ago. Runnising a Sansamp/QSC rack now.

    I'm not sure of the actual weight of the 1516 - lets just say its a two person cab :meh:
     
  20. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx

    I was afraid of that. Im trying to get rid of my 'portly' 110 lb cab right now. Sounds great, too heavy for me.