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Putting Your Amp on a Pedastle?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by chaosMK, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    Does anyone put their amp on a pedastle?
  2. 4Mal

    4Mal Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Columbia River Gorge
    not that you weren't here first but look up and scope the Crate / small table thread ...
  3. Racermech


    Apr 10, 2007
    Not yet, but maybe someday.

    What I do right now is use the front and back covers of my 4 space rack unit to prop up the fronts of both of my cabs. I have a 4x10 SWR being run by a Mesa Amp and a SWR Super Redhead 2x10 combo. The angle that the covers point the amps up help get the sound to my ears a tiny bit better.
  4. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    I was thinking of something like this-

  5. 4Mal

    4Mal Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Columbia River Gorge
    By all means - go for it! I want a pic of that Mesa stack on there ...

    you are kidding I trust ... otherwise, check yourself into the clinic as you've been out in the New Mexico sun too long.

  6. BartmanPDX

    BartmanPDX Supporting Member

    Not exactly a pedestal per se, but I use a box I built for my cab/rig:

  7. vtwo


    Dec 16, 2006
    ROFL. If you do it, get us LOTS and LOTS of pictures. :hyper: :hyper:
  8. dulouz


    Dec 7, 2006
    On outdoor gigs I get my 410 combo amp off the floor and pointed up at me.

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  9. steve21

    steve21 Banned

    I suppose it looks and sounds nicer than everything out there.
  10. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Only if you use an Italian amp.
  11. derrico1

    derrico1 Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2005
    Charlottesville, VA
    Best results are probably to be had by setting up your cabs as per usual, then rocking out while standing on the pedestal -- having, of course, already coated yourself in a light epoxy/marble dust mixture.

    Hint: for *best* best results, the player ought be an attractive woman. Either that, or a military officer on horseback.
  12. Mr Matt

    Mr Matt Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2005
    Washington State
    Yes, it's called 2 810's. :bassist:
  13. anderbass


    Dec 20, 2005
    Phoenix. Az.

    Literally.... Once in a while.

    Figuratively.... All the time... ;)
  14. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Sometimes I put my micro rig of DOOM! on one of those restaurant tray stands to get the amp closer to me and eliminate boom from the stage so the soundroid (tm) can do his/her/it thing and make me sound like a GOD!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D
  15. Warr Tapper

    Warr Tapper Banned

    Sep 17, 2006
    What's a pedastle?
  16. Swift713


    Dec 4, 2006
    Florence, Ma
    Right now my head is on top of my 1x12 which is on top of my 1x15 which isn't plugged in. So yes, it sounds great pointing right at my ears when I play seated.
  17. One of the things I love about using 2 cabs is having a cab at ear level.
  18. anderbass


    Dec 20, 2005
    Phoenix. Az.
  19. greenboy


    Dec 18, 2000
    remote mountain cabin Montana
    greenboy designs: fEARful, bassic, dually, crazy88 etc
    Only pederasts prefer pedastles.

    Pedestals is a different matter.

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