What do you put in you redhead's rackspace?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Abluesbassist, Oct 11, 2003.

  1. hey guys i just got a swr super redhead and just wanted top see what you guys use in the rack space. Tuner? Preamp? effect? storage? let me know.
  2. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    Can't help you, I married a brunette. ;)

    (and I ain't gonna say what I put in her rackspace)
  3. Can't say I have a redhead, but if I only had one rackspace it would probably be a tuner. A compressor would be my second choice.
  4. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy Bongo destroys villages and does my laundry Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Back in the day, when I had a Redhead, I put my Stewart PA-1000 in the rack space to power alternately a SWR 4x10/SWR Big Ben. I put a little fan in the back of it, and nothing overheated. I wouldn't recommend doing this to anyone else though..
  5. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    this may sound dumb, but I'd probably put a RBI or tuner.


    Mar 12, 2003
    USA, PNW
    I would put a good high-end tube preamp in it.
  7. Headroom


    Apr 5, 2002
    hmmmm...just enough room for a few grilled cheese sandwiches.

    I seem to remember the local Guitar Center placing an Interstellar Overdrive preamp in their floor model. Sounded good as I recall.
  8. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    Kinda' redundant...

    A compressor makes my SWR Goliath Jr. push more punch.
  9. HAHA :D :p
  10. Norre


    Jan 5, 2001
    Antwerp, Belgium
    The rack in my Super Redhead is empty.

  11. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    The rack in my Redhead is empty.
  12. av_rockstar


    Oct 4, 2003
    So. Cali.
    Here's a good start, These should be some basics.......hehe

    BBE Sonic Maximizer, Compressor & Power Cond.

  13. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I have a similar 210 combo. A Fender BassMan 400. It also has a 1 space rack opening in it & as coyoteboy stated, I plan to put a SoundTech PS802 poweramp that I have to power an Ampeg SVT-410HLN for larger gigs.

    Otherwise, it'll stay empty.
  14. secretdonkey


    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    When I had my Super Redhead, I stuffed her rackspace full of paperback books, wedged in as tightly as possible to kill a pretty severe rattle/vibration problem. I put a blank rackspace cover over the front so the library didn't show from the front...

  15. Reefer

    Reefer Guest

    Mar 9, 2003
    Same thing I'd put in a blonde's.:bassist:
  16. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Linguine with clam sauce.
  17. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    White or red?
  18. lo-freq

    lo-freq aka UFO

    Jan 19, 2003
    DFW, Texas
    I've been thinking about the answer to that question for awhile now, but all the things I keep coming up with the moderator would edit out.

    Let me just say, "It would not be a limp biscuit."
  19. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Red. But I'd never eat it. It's full of molluscs, you know. They eat mud mixed with the fecal matter of other denizens of the deep.
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