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Suggestions for a 2x10 to go with Genz Benz Shuttle 9.0

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ShredTheFrets, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. ShredTheFrets


    Mar 23, 2015
    So I'm looking for a smaller cab like a 2x10 or 2x12 to go with my Genz Benz Shuttle 9.0 that puts out 900 watts. Even my current aguilar 4x10 is rated 700 watts. I'm concerned that my amp would overpower any cab that small, but I would really like to find something that's right. Any suggestions? I saw an Eden out there that might work, but that is literally the only one I've seen in the realm of the wattage that I need.
  2. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Too much hip thrust
    You don't need to match your cab to the max rated power of your head. Just use common sense with the Master volume and work the cab within its limits. I ran a Mesa Titan into a 1x12 for a good while absolutely no issue.
  3. timmerz


    Jan 2, 2005
    Manteca, Ca.
  4. basscooker

    basscooker Commercial User

    Apr 11, 2010
    cincy ky
    Owner, ChopShopAmps
    Get an 8 ohm cab, it won't have to be rated so high for you to feel safe. Find a 500 watt 8 ohm cab.
  5. ShredTheFrets


    Mar 23, 2015
    Thanks all. If you have specific recommendations that would be most helpful.
  6. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    What's your budget and desired tone?
  7. ShredTheFrets


    Mar 23, 2015
    Assuming $800 or less, and I'm using it for a Custom UBass mostly, but would also consider it for my 5 string Stingray. The UBass is a thicker, boomier sound, so I need something that can handle that.
  8. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    You could probably get a used fEARful 12 for that price and it would be louder than just about any market 210. Lighter too!
  9. I'm using the GB 9.0 with a 2X10 SWR Go Light Neodymium @ 38 lbs & 8 ohms, if I need more than 500 watts I'll bring along the Hartke 15 at 8 ohms.
  10. popgadget

    popgadget Commercial User

    Sep 4, 2005
    Eastern, PA USA
    Authorized Greenboy Designs Builder, Scabbey Road
    A used Fearless F210?
  11. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    Would be an AMAZING choice.
    popgadget likes this.
  12. I think your requirement is not for a 900w little cab. It's for a loud and low little cab and you happen to have a 900w amp with a volume knob.

    Ime there's a limit on loud and low with an acoustic ubass before it feeds back from its own awesomeness.
    cfsporn likes this.
  13. I have a shuttle 9.0 and I use it with either of the 2 LDS cabs in my profile pics... both are 500 watts at 8 ohms and each gets really loud on their own...
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