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Lugging my SVT

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ROCKBOBMEL_old, Nov 30, 2001.


  1. Now I got it, I gotta lug it.
    I bougt a Kart-a-bag, but it is more trouble than it's worth when you try to drag a piece upstairs. You have to bemd way down, almost touching the stairs, to make it work, and then it works poorly.
    Try bending way over, dragging 100 lbs up staris.
     
  2. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    AL/GA
    Ahhh...the ages-old SVT quandary....

    The tone is killer, but so is the cartage!
     
  3. I live on the third floor and the back wooden steps are my only egress.
     
  4. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    Just got rid of mine for the same reason! My back thanks me every day.....;)
     
  5. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    AL/GA
    Oh, man....I feel for ya, brother! I'd be inclined to rig up a hoist of some kind....
     
  6. Me too. I've never encountered stairs with my rig. A curb is bad enough, but stairs would be impossible.
     
  7. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    you could tie a rope around it and use a "come-along" :D

    I feel for ya. I have a two person rig, and understanding bandmates.
     
  8. A drummer in one of my old bands actually got a hernia lifting mine... required surgery and all. I loved the way it sounded, but I just couldn't lift it any more.... on the bright side, a few long load in's will save you on the cost of a gym membership! ;)
     
  9. downstairs

    downstairs

    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    Errr...how about getting a large baggage dolly?...with the big inflatable wheels and all, and just bungee cord it into place?
     
  10. I stopped at Home Depot and looked at the dollys there.
    I got the compost dolly. It has a steel plate, rubber wheels, and a composite frame with stair rails. The handle is reversable, so it will protrude forward so bending won't be that bad. It was $39.00

    I really was thinking about the pully/hoist thing!

    Thanks Guys.
     
  11. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Has anyone picked up or looked at the Rocknroller?

    It's put out by D'addario. The cheapest place that I've found one is at Mars online. The small one is only 18 pounds and has pneumatic tires. I might have to get one to haul my 96 pound Aguilar cab.
     
  12. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    There's an old saying:

    Old SVT's are like large women. They're great for pushin', but you don't want to carry one around with you all the time.
    :D
     
  13. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    You wanna make an omelette, you gotta break some eggs.

    You want that killer SVT tone? You gotta pop a hernia. :D