so. after months of agonizing decision, finding the needed components on the used market, and waiting for them to arrive, it's finally done, and it's a MONSTER. being a poor college student with no car, portability and cost were foremost in my mind. well, let's get down to it, here's what i got: Peavey Firebass 700 2x Bag End S15-D it doesn't have the most detailed highs, but it's got a good amount of booty, especially with both speakers together, and the midrange punch is VICIOUS. oh, and it's loud as all hell. a pic, you say? no problem. please notice the ampeg rig in the background. that's the rig i've been borrowing up 'til now. my new rig beats the snot out of it, even with only one speaker hooked up, at half volume.