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Two Aguilar GS112's or One Avatar 410 Neo?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Supertanker, Apr 17, 2006.


  1. 2 More Aguilar GS112's

    58 vote(s)
    78.4%
  2. Avatar 410 Neo

    17 vote(s)
    23.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Supertanker

    Supertanker Watch the dog! He is trained to bite!

    Jun 23, 2005
    CinCinNati
    First let me say that I am totally intoxicated with the Aguilar sound. Having said that should I get 2 more GS112's (a total of 4) or an Avatar 410 Neo? Having 4 GS112's would allow me to go small (one cab), medium (two cabs) or large (four cabs). But on the other hand I could get the 410 for less money and it can handle 1200 watts. I play funk, R&B, Mowtown, reggae, and jazz. What would you do?

    Thanks

    SuperT
     

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  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Why not one larger aguilar cab?
     
  3. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    Mine sound killer. 2 more would be mo' bettah!

    ThunderAguilarGoodness.

    :D

    Joe.
     
  4. Daywalker

    Daywalker

    Apr 13, 2005
    SOCAL
    I voted Aguilar, because if that's the sound that's gettin you off why switch?
     
  5. wyleeboxer

    wyleeboxer Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2005
    Orange County, CA
    Very nice rig! I Couldnt imagnine you would need more then what you have for the type of music you play, except for a large outdoor gig with no PA support. I used to keep a 2x15 mesa cab around for large shows only and just leave my 2 210's at home.
     
  6. Hyde

    Hyde

    Mar 30, 2006
    I would go with the Aguilars, but I agree with the person who asked why you don't just get a larger Aguilar.
     
  7. McHack

    McHack

    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Yea, 2 more GS112's
     
  8. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Forgot to mention that I voted for the aguilars.
     
  9. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    Yeah, like this.

    TFunkAggie412.

    Yeah Baby!

    Who's your daddy!

    :D

    Joe.

    P.S. Oh God...not GAS!...
     
  10. Hyde

    Hyde

    Mar 30, 2006
    Way to photoshop! You're making me want some too.
     
  11. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    LOL,

    awesome...

    btw, how are you digging the TF w/ the aguilars? how is the TF different sounding thru the aggies than the ag500?
     
  12. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.

    YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!
    Thats what I'm talking about!!!!
     
  13. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Pasco, WA
    You know, it just really depends on the kind of music I'm playing.

    (BTW, my other head is a GK 700RBII)

    The GK is definitely brighter but the T-Funk is definitely smoother.

    The GK slaps better but the T-Funk does fingerstyle better.

    I dunno. I love each of them for what they are.

    *sniff*

    :D

    Joe.

    P.S. However I am thinking very hard about the AG500SC. But it will be a while yet before I pull the trigger on any new gear. :crying:
     
  14. instigata

    instigata

    Feb 24, 2006
    New Jersey
    very cool rig. what size shows can that thing handle?
     
  15. Piedro

    Piedro

    Jan 23, 2001
    Montréal, Qc, Canada
    Endorsing Aguilar Amp product.
    DSCF0004.

    I tried the Ag500 before i buy the thunderfunk.. and i'm really not a fan of the second channel of the Ag500.. and i wasn't impress compare to the other aguilar product.

    the tunderfunk, to my ear, sounded more "your-bass" less colored than the Ag500... and more versatility in the adjustement... (what a cool bass boost)

    i'm really Gassing on 2 GS112 btw.. cause the GS410 sound reeeeaaaallly hot.. the best cab i ever heard.. but what a weight!

    around 100lbs.. would reaally like to have 2 gs1112 for more portability

    PO
     
  16. hands5

    hands5

    Jan 15, 2003
    good 'ol USA/Tampa fla.
    none
    real nice looking,but 4 single 12' cabs would be too labor intensive for me,but I'm sure with all 4 of them that the tone would be "evil".
     
  17. renejaime

    renejaime

    May 25, 2005
    Austin
    having four seems a bit excessive, awesome but excessive. i Finally reached a point where i found myself pushing my two GS112s a little too hard than i was comfortable with and just said screw it... If it comes down to getting another cab why not just keep one GS112 for small events and a bigger cab for med-large events I personally went with an HT322 (using a DB750) but if you dig the aggie sound stick with it "GS412" which are beautiful and massive...

    here is another way of looking at your back:

    4 x GS112 = 4 x 42lbs = 168lbs
    1 x GS412 = 116lbs

    even with a nice cart or dolly 4 GS112s is a handfull

    p.s. 4 GS112s is a stunning picture btw, I do love the sound of that cabinet
     
  18. Supertanker

    Supertanker Watch the dog! He is trained to bite!

    Jun 23, 2005
    CinCinNati
    16 replies in a couple of hours!

    Thanks!!!

    Let me answers some question:

    Why not a larger Aggie cab? I can get 4 GS 112's plus 2 basses, plus head in my car. Another reason is 98 lbs! And I can get 2 GS-112's for about $600 vs $900 for a GS410.

    Isn't two enough? - Maybe, unless I'm outdoors. 2 more would be - MO BETTA! Even I'm indoors I would still carry 4 if the room was larger, because I play better when I am immersed in low frequencies. I can only imagine what it sound like to play Reggae on the B string through four of these pups.

    Why not keep 1-GS112 and buy a larger cabinet. Again transportability. I can get every thing mentioned above in my Altima without a problem.

    If I went with the 410, it would have to be Avatar Neo - 65 lbs, 1200 watts, & $431.00 vs GS410 - 98 lbs, 700 watts & $900...

    Thanks and keep it comming...

    SuperT
     
  19. Hey Lowtonejoe,

    How does the TF handle 2 ohms (4x8 ohm cabs paralell)?

    Are you using a custom series/paralell wiring set-up to get 8 ohms?

    Thanks, Kirk
     
  20. cb56

    cb56

    Jul 2, 2000
    Central Illinois
    Not to mention the ever popular 3 stack. Louder than two plus the higher speaker elevation allows you to hear yourself better on stage.
    3AGrig1.
     

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