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whats a good 15 without a tweeter?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jcphockey16, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. what do you guys think the best 15 cab is without a tweeter?
  2. PauliePower


    Dec 9, 2008
    Reading, UK
    At the studio where my band practices, they've got a couple of old-ish Marshall 2x15s, which have turned out to be very versatile, even though I'm used to 4x10s. Not small/light though.
  3. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    I quite like my SVT 15e. Old school, fat and round.
  4. stingray69

    stingray69 Talkbass Legit

    Aug 11, 2004
    St Louis Area
    You may also want to consider cabs with a tweeter that can be dialed both on or off - if the mood strikes. Best of both worlds.
  5. Sunn


    Nov 9, 2008
    Los Angeles
    If you want to save some cash---order Some Eminence Delta 15" Drivers online.
    Then go to Home Depot and get some Pink Panther stuff and some gloves and a mask.
    Then order some 15" Ported Bass cabs from Lopo Line

    Put it all together at home-voila.

    Cost is about 100 for the driver 200 bux for the cab
    Pink panther stuff--I dont know, the dad had some around his shed
    Mask gloves--10 bucks max.

    This is what I did, X2 and I am having a blast with my setup--easy to carry...add casters=easy to roll, man.

    All parts made in the USA too! +100 for patriotism. :bassist:

    Good Luck

  6. TrevorOfDoom

    TrevorOfDoom Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2007
    Austin, TX
    Bag End S15L FTW!!!
  7. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    Bag End S15-D...no tweet!
  8. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile

    Bag End for sure!
  9. Ditto
  10. OldogNewTrick


    Dec 28, 2004
    Germany, EU
    do check out greenboy's 15+6 thread (putting you on the last page of this megathread.)

    15 plus mid range driver... that's a good 15 without a tweeter !!!
  11. MIJ-VI

    MIJ-VI Banned Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2009
    "whats a good 15 without a tweeter?"


  12. +1
  13. seamus bass

    seamus bass

    Oct 23, 2007
    my house
    hartke's are pretty bright for not having a tweeter i run 2 with a biamp but with just the 500watt head there good out the gate with flat eq
  14. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Bag End S-15
  15. whats a GOOD cab? you gotta set your standards higher dude!

    Bagend though. all night.

    (maybe Acme) :bassist:
  16. rpsands


    Jul 6, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    15/6 is the only clear answer here.

    That said, the only other thing I'd consider as a standalone 15 would be a Mesa Powerhouse 115, or a home built 3 cubic foot box with a Kappalite 3015 in it. :)
  17. CapnSev


    Aug 19, 2006
    Coeur d'Alene
    Bag End 15.

    Greatest cab ever.
  18. blowinblue

    blowinblue Blue in name only. Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2006
    SoCal USA
    What? No one has mentioned the Aguilar DB 115? What is the matter with you guys? :meh::smug:

    M. M.
  19. xk49w


    Apr 13, 2008
    In the good ole days I liked the sound of a JBL E-130. It has an extended range (compared to E-140). The marketing hype claims 50Hz-6kHz.
  20. MIJ-VI

    MIJ-VI Banned Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2009
    +1 on bright 15's. 'Good for steel guitar and melodic bass.

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