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Smaller half stack ideas?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by TheDialog, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    I'm looking for something new for my apartment.
    I want a great half stack that sounds as good as it looks…
    I'd love to go tube if I can keep the weight down.

    Here are some ideas:
  2. Look into the new Mesa Prodigy or Mesa Strategy and one of their PH Series cabs. I'm really happy with my Prodigy so far.
  3. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    I went to the Mesa store and played them when they came out.
    I liked them, but wasn't over the top about it.
  4. dmrogers

    dmrogers Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2005
    Eastman, GA
    How about Monique?

  5. Korladis

    Korladis Supporting Member

    *Thinks of an 810 or 215 as a halfstack*
  6. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    No no.

    I'm thinkng 1x15, 4x10 (or 8), maybe even a 2x10 would work.
  7. cchorney

    cchorney Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2010
    Meriden, CT
    Go for 1x15, 2x12, 4x8.

    I think a single 2x10 runs out of excursion way too soon when playing with a drummer, but the exception would be if you went with a single 2x10 in the apartment at an impedance that would allow a second 2x10 at the jam space.
  8. jasper383

    jasper383 Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
    Monique amp into Greenboy Bassic 112 or 115 customized to match the amp.
  9. what about a decent 212? Or even a decent pair of 112s.
  10. obimark


    Sep 1, 2011
    I practice with my SWR GoLight 210 and a TC RH250 head with my band. It is plenty loud, if it isn't you probably are practicing at deafening levels.
    Enjoy your hearing while it lasts.
  11. chris_b


    Jun 2, 2007
    If you want a cool piece of furniture those Ark rigs are pretty hard to beat, but I'd just get a great sounding 112 cab for playing at home, and a second 112 so you can use both on gigs. I'd use the same 500 watt amp for both rigs.
  12. TheDialog

    TheDialog Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2008
    I've never really been sold on a 12 for bass. I've always been a 10 or 15 kind of guy.
    I'm re-decorating on Christmas...Jew life haha

    I could always keep this cab and get a head that works well with it.
    It has a 4ohm speaker in it.

  13. spaz21387


    Feb 25, 2008
    Portland oregon
    I Just got one of those carvin mb210e cabs. Its pretty sweet. Its sealed and its only 32 pounds. I want a second one to stack the 2. The only downside is the single input but still its great.