The Price Of Tolex vs. Carpet

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by HardRockZombie, Jun 18, 2003.

  1. HardRockZombie

    HardRockZombie Guest

    Jul 4, 2002
    I was looking on the Yorkville website tody at the XM200. I can get the origional Tolex cover model for 699.99CDN or for 599.99CDN i can get the same amp but carpet covered.

    Does this 100 dollar difference seem strange to anyone else? Can anyone figure out why? The way i see it carpet is way more durable and doesn't get scratched so it won't show if i decide to sell it.
  2. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    There have been a few threads on TB from people who built their own cabs and were contemplating covering them with Tolex. They usually change their mind when they realise how expensive it is.

    I use carpet on mine because..... well you know why. You listed the reasons in your post.
  3. HardRockZombie

    HardRockZombie Guest

    Jul 4, 2002
    oh so it really is THAT expensive? Ok cool i just wanted to make sure it wasn't a typo or something.
    Thanks Pete
  4. volumefiend

    volumefiend Guest

    Oct 5, 2002
    Lafayette, CA
    so if crate didnt put tolex on their combos....