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(NCD) My Mesa Subway stack now towers over my Marshall full stack.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Deak, Jul 14, 2017.


  1. Deak

    Deak

    Feb 28, 2016
    Kansas
    OK. OK. It's a full "micro" Marshall stack. But the Subway 12" fills the bill for me and ends the GAS attacks hopefully for a long time. :whistle:

    I have been looking at various 112's and 2x112's to use with, or in place of, the 15's for an additional/different sound personality if you will. With too many choices, (did I just say that?:jawdrop:) and so many brands to choose from, I just couldn't begin to cull the herd and feel like I was making the best choice.

    I decided to go back to my original plan of 2x115" and a 112" Subway cabs. I just plugged it in and noodled a bit and I do notice a different tone to that of the larger 15's. I think it will make a very good addition. Can't wait to start dialing tones! BTW that's my first p bass, new as well sharing the spotlight. New horizons!
     

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  2. How are you feeding 3 cabinets with one amp?

    hmm, seems the Subway goes down to 2 Ohms :wideyed:
     
  3. agedhorse

    agedhorse Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 12, 2006
    Davis, CA (USA)
    Development Engineer-Mesa, Product Support-Genz Benz
    Yes, it does in fact drive 2 ohms.
     
  4. mmbongo

    mmbongo Five Time World Champion Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Carolinas
    3 cabinets? The Subway is not even maxed out yet!
     
  5. Deak

    Deak

    Feb 28, 2016
    Kansas
    You mean I'm not done?!?!?!?!?
     
  6. Deak

    Deak

    Feb 28, 2016
    Kansas
    Chain for the Win!
     
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  7. Nope.
    Go for the double double.
    12
    12
    15
    15
    :woot:
     
  8. Deak

    Deak

    Feb 28, 2016
    Kansas
    But . . . . but . . . .If I do that then I'll need a D-800+ for the stereo Ric (which I don't have) and then . . .
     
  9. Then with that D-800+ it will also take four cabs, so...
    The Double, Double double. :eek:

    The rise of Quadzillas.
     
  10. Deak

    Deak

    Feb 28, 2016
    Kansas
    So I'm already behind five cabs and an addition head. sigh . . . anxiety . . . . glorious anxiety. hehe

    Well. Welcome to Dante's inferno. :nailbiting:
     
  11. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    Get on it then....Geeezee!

    lol
     
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  12. kdogg

    kdogg

    Nov 13, 2005
    Ohio
    Don't forget to order that "animal style". ;)
     
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  13. Toddbass65

    Toddbass65 Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2012
    I have two of the 112s and I love it. I switched the badges around too so they are now vertical. Gives you a little taller stack. I power mine with a VT500 though....didn't have the funds for the Mesa head. But it does the job well and those cabs are excellent! I bet those 15s are great too!
     
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  14. Lammchop93

    Lammchop93 Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    What 15's were you using before, and how do the subway 15's compare?
     
  15. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    Nice setup... I would add water to the Marshalls, as well as some sunlight... they'll catch up in no time...
     
  16. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
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    Oh, THERRRRRRE it is!
    two-full-stacks-sorta-jpg.jpg

    What a hot, juicy, beefy stack!
     
  17. J-Bassomatic

    J-Bassomatic

    Mar 30, 2017
    Canton OH
    Love those basses, goes perfectly with the black stack!
     
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  18. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    Huntington WV
    I've been using two of the 15s with a 12 on top (just like that) in a loud bar band for some time. IMHO, it absolutely kills. Best amp rig I've ever used, and easy enough to cart around.
     
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  19. steelbed45

    steelbed45 TRemington Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    Nolanville, TX
    I miss Tim Horton's, but I love this cab setup!:)
     
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  20. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    Huntington WV
    There's a switch on the back of the D-800 and D-800+: 4 or 8 ohms in one position, 2 ohms in the other. It's a great feature, and makes a modular rig of small cabs viable at high volume levels.
     

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