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Portable, yet plenty of volume to decimate a drum kit...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassmanfreddo, Dec 23, 2016.


  1. bassmanfreddo

    bassmanfreddo Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 1, 2013
    Director of Operations, BassicallyBassGuitars, LLC.
    My rig is a Markbass Nano powering a PJB Neo6 and a Markbass Tube 800 powering a pair of PJB C4 cabs. I run the Nano rig dry, and run my effects through the Tube 800 rig.
    powertower. bass pedals.
     
  2. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    That's a lot of stuff to lug around. I'm glad I can get "my sound" out of a Class D head and a great neo 212 cab.
     
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  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    That's a pretty big little rig :D
     
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  4. markoc

    markoc

    Jan 6, 2014
    North San Diego
    That is a great looking rig. I am genuinely curious as to the types gigs you're doing that requires a set up like this.
     
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  5. Your defenition of portable differs to mine Haha.

    I would be gutted if that didn't hold its own against a drummer!

    Nice rig though.
     
  6. I've decimated drummers with a lot less.

    But nice rig just the same.
     
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  7. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    If that's "portable", then so is an 810
     
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  8. Snowglo

    Snowglo Pro Aris et Focis Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2013
    Orygun
    U.S. Military endorsement since 1984
    Cool rig! I can decimate my hard hitting drummer with my little fEARful 12/6 powered by a Crest Pro (not bridged and barely pushing it). Combined weight is ~ 40 pounds and I can easily carry both together.
     
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  9. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Cooool ! What type of gig do you use this on ?
     
  10. superheavyfunk

    superheavyfunk Supporting Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    Toronto
    I've always thought of "portable," as being a one trip load in, or something that could feasibly be taken on a city bus - but that's just me. Nice looking rig, though!

    Who made your pedal board? I much prefer those ones with the riser, over the pedaltrain style.
     
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  11. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    Connecticut
    Portable??? I have a Revsound 212 - 38 pounds and vertically aligned like a 210, and a 4 pound class D head. That, my bass and bag for cables and such is one easy carry to my car. That's what I call portable.
     
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  12. Helix

    Helix California U.S.A.

    May 29, 2015
    Guitarist: "Why is our bass player always late"
    Drummer: "He has a hard time finding parking spots"

    12_full.

    Guitarist: "Maybe we need to tell him to get something a little more "Portable"



    Edit: Sorry OP, I couldn't resist....nice rig BTW
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2016
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  13. bassstrangler

    bassstrangler

    Mar 2, 2015
    100 lbs, sounds very portable!
     
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  14. FirewalZ

    FirewalZ

    Aug 14, 2014
    S.E. Michigan
    That is a great rig, looks like it sounds killer. I play mostly small local venues, so it doesn't meet definition of portable either:) However I do understand this is somewhat subjective.
     
  15. Robb Fesig

    Robb Fesig

    Mar 14, 2015
    Pennsylvania
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  16. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Portable? My Genz-benz Shuttle 6.2 docked on a 12" cab. One hand carry, 36 pounds.

    I sold the stuff that would have been like the OP's rig. It looks nice, but it's about 3 times more stuff than I have ever needed.
     
  17. Nice rig OP, I bet it sounds fantastic.

    No one component of that rig weighs very much at all. I suppose in that sense it is portable.

    I bring spares for most things to gigs - everything except the cabinet - so no matter how light I go it will never be a one-trip carry for me, unless you count using my rock n roller cart.

    But if there are stairs, or it's a short haul overall, I just make multiple trips as unfolding, loading, then folding and storing the cart is a bit time-consuming.
     
  18. CRich0205

    CRich0205

    Feb 17, 2013
    Kansas
    Looks more portable than my 810 so I think it qualifies. Cool rig though
     
  19. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton My P doesn’t have flats or tort Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    I do not think you know what "portable" means :D

    I bet it sounds awesome though.
     
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  20. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton My P doesn’t have flats or tort Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    Similar. I have a class D head and a 410 cab. sometimes that feels like too much! that's when i take the 115 combo. when all i need is stage volume there's sense bringing a wall of sound ime
     
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