New Speaker cabinet ...Mesa, EA, Epif, Berg?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Boogie Boy, Jun 10, 2003.

  1. Boogie Boy

    Boogie Boy

    Jan 26, 2003
    I'm looking for a light weight 15-inch cabinet. My 4x10 is too heavy to lug around to all but the largest gigs. My amp is a Boogie 400+ and I play mainly Classic rock, Southern rock, and country. I could also use some links to stores I could order from. I can spend 5 to 7 bills for the cab. Any ideas? Thanks.
    -Boogie Boy
  2. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
    Dude, there's only one cab that fits your criteria, a Bag End S-15D. There's one on eBay right now. You can probably get it for around $300. Great Cab!!!:bassist:

    If you want a new one order from Washington Music(301)946-8808, they will have the best price.
  3. Boogie Boy

    Boogie Boy

    Jan 26, 2003
    Could I get by with a 1x12 instead of the 1x15? Enough lows for my current band's music?
  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I think someone here is selling a S15-D or -XD right now - check the for sale section. And mine aren't for sale!
  5. NeedMoreBass

    NeedMoreBass unregistered

    Feb 14, 2003
  6. andertone

    andertone Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Southwest USA
    I just got Bag End S15D from this guy,
    he is very honest and the cabinet
    was shipped promptly in excellent

    Go For it!!!!!!!

    Phil Anderson
  7. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Man, I think that Mesa head is going to be bigger than the cabinet.:)

    I really love my Bag Ends but you'll get a bit better lows in a lighter package with a Bergantino HT112. Although I feel that the Bag End is built to survive a nuke blast.
  8. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    You need to get out to dealers to try the cabs, they all sound so different.

    All are very well made and sound great, it's more like what sound do YOU want.

    You MIGHT be able to get by with a 1-12 (I do) but again you need to use your ears.
  9. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Get the Bag End if you can.
  10. vanselus


    Sep 20, 2000
    Boulder, CO
    I second that! Great sound, but no real lows (but what do you expect from a tiny box that weighs 50lbs)
  11. andertone

    andertone Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2000
    Southwest USA

    Actually, I own an Epi T112, T212,
    and a Bag End S15D, and if you are
    a 4 string player as I am, the Bag End
    does fine compared to the botique cabinets,
    but the Epis of course are much higher
    power capacity and do have deeper lows.

    But not that much. As Brad Johnson and
    I have found, if you use a Bag End s15D
    *and* a 1 x 12 cabinet the combination
    is downright pant flapping. The Bag End
    has more pronounced low mids and surprisingly
    up the neck is better too.

    Eternal quest for tone never stops!!!!!!!
  12. Mikefish07


    Apr 6, 2003
    I was trying to find the lightest and yet loudest cab because of a back problem. I thought the EA CXL112II would be loud and the lightest (specs say 39lbs but when weighted it was 45lbs) but the BagEnd S15D beat it by 1 pound (44lbs) and blew away our guitarist. Note: The EA does have more definition.