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Ultimate 8x8?!?!?! Or just nuts?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Deman669, Oct 28, 2001.

  1. what do you think:

    That's a mighty cabinet if I've ever seen one! Actually, I think a lot of thought went into the design...those two drivers on top along with the horn are gonna get your sound up to you while on stage...and the other 6 will project...Hmmm...480 watts handling...400 for the horn...Hmmmm...I dunno. I think $550 is a little steep for another toy that I probably can't carry anyways :D

  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Looks cheap and the power rating confirms my suspicions that it'd sound cheap too.
  3. I must say it looks like crap IMO. If I gave him 50 bucks for it I would still feel cheated. He sure talks it up though.

    I would say run far away from that disaster. Yes I know I haven't heard it but I am basing this opinion strictly on looks. And I stand behind my decision :)
  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Inactive

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Might sound good in the back of the Neon;)
  5. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    Looks like a genuine POS amp to me! :D
  6. If it's so good... why is he selling it?

  7. Looks like a piece of crap to me.....
  8. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    *Triumph The Comic Insulting Dog*
    It's good...for me to poop on!

    Looks kinda cheap to me...
  9. Looks cheap.
    No design at all.
    A diagonal piezo horn????? Ewwwww.
    Cheap grilles.
    Probably budget speakers. And probably not even bass speakers.

    Just a wooden box with a lot of speakers in it!

    Do not, I repeat, DO NOT fall for this!
  10. lol
    that's what I expecte dyou guys would say. I just wnated to hear it. No fear of me owning it anytime soon. :D I also beleive that one person could NOT pick that thing up!
  11. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    i've seen new model (chrome grille) SWR henry the 8x8's go on ebay for around that.

    and those sound good.

  12. Looks like one of those things that you buy at those stereo stores in East LA.
  13. Zirc


    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Why would you wanna play out of 8's anyway
  14. I use an Ashdown ABM-Boxter 2x8 + horn cab with the ABM900 amp for most gigs. I just got the ABM-410H, so I think I will start using that. But the 2x8 cab handles lows quite impressively and it sounds really good, avoiding boominess and mud.
  15. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI

    try a henry the 8x8 and get back to me.


  16. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

    Punchiest cab I've ever heard...when designed right, 8's ROCK!
  17. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001
    henry the 8x8 rocks!
  18. leper


    Jun 21, 2001
    i totally agree, but its just not loud enough

    now, if i had a team of pack mules id get like 10 of em for a 80x8...yeah...thats reasonable...

    seriously, great cab, but not enough volume to use by itself in my setting. 2 would probably but the mustard in a more standard metal setting, but even then id have my doubts about that in the style i tend to play.