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Ported cabs or sealed cabs?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jrutt, Jan 27, 2012.


  1. Jrutt

    Jrutt

    Dec 11, 2011
    Witch is better and why?
     
  2. miiitch

    miiitch

    Nov 27, 2011
    Germany
    none of them
     
  3. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    Neither. Do a search, this is a regularly recurring question.
     
  4. Slowgypsy

    Slowgypsy 4 Fretless Strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    NY & MA
    Both designs are different. Neither design is better.
     
  5. Depends on what you like man. Its like saying is American or cheddar cheese better. The answer? Either can be delicious and either can suck when you get a bad slice. The subject really has been beaten to death though. Your just asking for another opinion battle. Honestly I like bother but lean towards ported. Same way i lean towards pepper jack. On a more important subject cheese is ****ing great right!
     
  6. Arjank

    Arjank

    Oct 9, 2007
    Above Amsterdam
    +1
     
  7. Which is better - blondes, brunettes, or red heads?
     
  8. Slowgypsy

    Slowgypsy 4 Fretless Strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    NY & MA
    Duh... Redheads. :cool:
     
  9. Isnt thay why wigs were invented?
     
  10. NKUSigEp

    NKUSigEp

    Jun 6, 2006
    Bright, IN
    +1

    Blondes are a very close second though, tied with brunettes. :D
     
  11. alstocko

    alstocko

    Apr 14, 2009
    I personally prefer ported cabs. I have a double front ported Markbass 2x10 cab. Sounds incredible!
     
  12. Zoa

    Zoa

    Dec 28, 2009
    Cheeseheads!
     
  13. rogypop

    rogypop

    Jan 10, 2009
    Croatia
    Sealed cabs can be very sweet sounding but the big majority of drivers are designed for ported cabs.
     
  14. Matthijs

    Matthijs

    Jul 3, 2006
    Amsterdam
    There's something that's called American cheese? I had to wiki that: turns out your legally not allowed to call it cheese. Is cheddar in the US that bad that it's only a matter of opinion which one you like most?

    See: I care about cheese too :D
     

  15. :D


    I thought it was a three way tie!?!?
     
  16. Slowgypsy

    Slowgypsy 4 Fretless Strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    NY & MA
    Are we talking Ported or Sealed? :ninja:
     
  17. will33

    will33

    May 22, 2006
    austin,tx
    The best of both worlds....



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  18. Ported of course... :ninja:
     
  19. Biggbass

    Biggbass

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    I've never had an unported bass cab
     
  20. Stay on topic, we have concurred that there is no "better" on the port issue. Now we are discussing Cheesehead vs redhead.
     

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