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Source for Cab Hardware: Casters & Handles?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by j-raj, Aug 15, 2005.


  1. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Anybody know of a source that I can get the good Casters for cabs?... Maybe something like what Mesa uses, with the removable wheels.
     
  2. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Check this page www.tchweb.com

    Interesting set of telescoping handles as well. Some with wheels.

    The was a casters thread about 2 months ago, you might
    try a search to find it.
     
  3. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
  4. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    thanks guys!
     
  5. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    Very interesting, I would have ordered from them but they have a $50 minimum. Not exactly DIY friendly for someone who only needs hardware for a single cab.
     
  6. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    In the US you can order Penn from Parts Express. I don't think they deal direct.
     
  7. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    yeah I saw that on the first day, when Thor mentioned it.... I priced out what I'm thinking about getting and it is going to be over that amt.

    Since my last 410 cab was a Mesa and they come with these cool/unique slide-on/slide-off casters I thought I would try to find ones like them. See, the casters that you have to drill and put a plate w/ a hole through the cab didn't appeal to me. The Casters I found and the Plates that I'm going to go for as well are like these:

    https://www.tchweb.com/cgi-bin/TCH2...4273f0a0000360574/Product/View/511&2D5351&2D1

    and

    https://www.tchweb.com/cgi-bin/TCH2...4273f0a0000360574/Product/View/511&2D5375&2D1
     
  8. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Agreed.

    They do fold speaker grills to order, and I have to order
    one. A faxed drawing is required.
    Custom folded grills here.
    I think I am going to get one of those telescoping surface mount handles at the same time for my Sweet 16 cabs as that put me over.
    You have to accumulate to the minimum, true. Or anticipate
    your needs, but they do have some interesting items I haven't
    seen elswhere, so I thought I would post it for everybody's
    benefit.

    Bill, if there is an item you need or would like, PM me, and I will pick it up and UPS it to you on arrival.

    I also found Penn Engineering to be difficult to work with
    for individual consumers, they seem focused on distributor
    and commercial sales.

    Edit: I added the grill link.

    I also noticed that they have a bag of 100 7.5" black plastic
    cable ties on closeout FOR A BUCK. If you are ordering anyway, that is a no brainer!