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Tombowlus's LDS 5x8 for sale again;)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by Chef, Sep 7, 2005.


  1. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Tried it:)
    Liked it:)
    It's an awesome Double Bass cab, and a really stellar cab for electric as well.
    But, GAS got the better of me.
    I already have my small venue cab: Schroeder 1210.
    I already have my big venue cab: Schroeder 410.
    This cab kinda neatly splits the diff, and is gonna be a very fine, very dusty piece of high end gear in my arsenal.
    I'd like to get $350+shipping out of it, which ought to run about $50 via fedex ground to nearly anywhere.
     
  2. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    Chef, can you post the size of this again...I have a hard time with this one due to the smaller speakers...looks like 4x10 sized to me...Also, what kind of lows can it comfortably push? It might make a nice companion to my Schroeder 1212.
     
  3. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Dimensions form the previous TomB thread:
    24" wide, by 22" tall, by 16.5" deep...I think it wieghs about 80 lbs, and I'm in 65201 for those of you wanting to go to fedex ground and get yerself a shipping guesstimate;) Add about 2" each way for boxing please...

    Burning: it's rated at ~850 watts at 8 ohms. While it's not "power hungry," it's not "schroeder efficient" either, but what is? It can take the Reverend's low B outta a TFB420 "at reasonable small venue volumes."

    Honestly, this is not a "loud cab" like a Schroeder, it's more of a "cleaner, accurate kinda cab." I feel the schroeder 1212 is probably bigger and rounder...but the lds 5x8 is fast, punchy and accurate in a way the 1212 isn't...does that sound like a good pairing to you?
     
  4. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    Wow, this cab is really makin' the rounds...
     
  5. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    Hmmm. I'm thinking that while it looks great, it's probably not the box for me.

    The 1212 is plenty tight for my needs, almost too punchy in some settings. I'm still battling with finding a second small cab that might compliment the 1212 with a bit of 'traditional' bottom end.

    Good luck, friend...I'm sure you won't have any problem selling this cab.
     
  6. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Thanks 'skies....the 5x8 is a great cab, but definately not like adding a 1x15 under your 1212;)
     
  7. tombowlus

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

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Chef:

    I am sorry that this cab did not work out for you, but your reasons for selling it are understandable. It's a great "medium sized" cab. But if you are inclined to bring either a small cab (or two) to a smaller gig, and a big cab (or two) to a bigger gig, I can see where this cab might not see the action that it warrants. Your descriptions are right on based upon my experience. I will add that this cab has exceptionally good midrange - fast, clear, full, balanced.

    Best of luck, Tom.
     
  8. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Tom-thanks for the cab and no worries. It's a real neat cab, and I knew what it was gonna be like when I bought it. I'm a gas-a-holic!

    I would consider a schroeder 1212 in partial trade...
     
  9. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Outta town this week with no email, please be patient when trying to reach me...
     
  10. v-12

    v-12

    Mar 3, 2005
    FL Panhandle
    pm sent
     
  11. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Back in town;)
    PM replied to!

    thx-chef
     
  12. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    bump!
     
  13. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Deal pending for V-12;)


    thx-chef
     
  14. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Sold to V12!

    thanks!

    chef
     
  15. tombowlus

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

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Glad to hear it!

    Tom.