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Quick! Is this a good deal?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by szvonek, Oct 26, 2001.


  1. "For Sale: Peavy bass cabinet with two 15inch speakers. It sounds great, but it's a couple of years old and is pretty heavy. Small tear in cloth covering the speakers. Asking $200 but will consider less."

    Someone thinks it's a steal, and I wasn't exactly looking to buy yet, but I could use more power (see my profile for more info.) and was thinking about it. And if this is a really good deal maybe I should go for it. Also, I don't have an amp head for it, so I'd have to get that too if that makes a difference. Finally, I drive a Hyundai Tiburon, so that could be an issue w/trunk space. Thanks, you guys rock...!
     
  2. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Yes thats a steal. But I already know that there is gonna be a trunk space issue right off the bat... A 2x15 is usually 48" or 4 feet tall. That is definately too big to fit in a trunk...
     
  3. BigBohn

    BigBohn

    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    hell, the Megoliath is 48 inches up. the 2x15 has to be atmost 30 to 40 inches high.
     
  4. Assuming it's in decent shape, that's an excellent deal. But, as lo-end said, 2x15s are big cabs. Also, you may or may not like the sound of 2x15s. They can sound a little overpowering. Have you always wanted a 2x15 cab?

    Mike J.
     
  5. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Actually, the 2x15 configuration is usually 48 inches tall. Megoliath or not, thats the way they make them, so they can be the same size as an 8x10. Trust me :D
     
  6. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    I'm not saying I disagree perse, but the SWR Big Bertha is 36.5" high, the Megoliath is 48.5". Do you mean that the Peavey 2 X15 is as big as a Peavey 8X10?
     
  7. MJ - It's not that i've always wanted any type of cab in particular, I just recognize I need more power...My combo Ampeg is turned all the way to 10 in practice which is about the right volume, but that's maxxed out.

    I'm going to check it out tomorrow, so I'll let you guys know the size of it, etc. on Monday. Hopefully I'll be able to try it out too obviously to see if I like the sound. Thanks everyone...
     
  8. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    QUICK! You'll only know if it's a good deal when you run some low Hz's at high dB's through it.
     
  9. I'm not sure on the Peavey, but the reason SWR did it that size i think is because at the time they didn't have the Megoliath, so they made it as tall as the Goliath Sr. so you could stack it on top of that.
     
  10. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    well, I do know that the Ampeg 2x15 is the same height as the Ampeg 8x10. Im pretty sure Peavey is the same because I have a friend with Peavey gear...
     
  11. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    yea lo-end's right the 2x15's are usually as tall as the 8x10's. Whoever said they are at most 30-40inches tall is on crack. Ok lets do math 2 15's would be 30 inches. meaning they would be smashed together with no wood on the top and bottom. they are usually in their own cabinents. every 2x15 has been atleast as tall as the same company's 8x10. I did the research, my dream rig is 2 8x10's and a 2x15 between them-perfect punk sound, oh well.
     
  12. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    No, offense, but you could not be more wrong, check your facts before you say things, you obviously didnt reasearch this at all...:)

    Both the EDEN and SWR 2X15's are at least 10 inches smaller than their 8X10 cabs...

    I do not mean to be inflammatory at all, just correcting you, please don't be offended.