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Who still makes a 2x15

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jim C, Mar 24, 2013.


  1. Jim C

    Jim C Is that what you meant to play or is this jazz? Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Bethesda, MD
    Other than custom guys like LDS?
    I've got a 2x12 and 1 x15 and got killer tone the other night with a Peavey 2x15 with Altecs; it doesn't take a lot of power and is really heavy. Is there a commercially made neo 2x15 these days?
     
  2. Fender makes a current version, but it's in their upper $$ range. Hartke VX was discontinued a year or so back, but there are tons of good used ones around for under $300. SWR had a nice 2x15 a few years back and they go for around $500 used. Other options are reloading your old Peavey 215, getting matching 115 for you current single, or a 2x15 PA cab (waiting for the "you can't do that!" crowd).
     
  3. steamthief

    steamthief

    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    Fender makes a 215, but it's not neo driven. I can't think of anyone else, other than fearful builders.
     
  4. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    Mesa makes one. Does that count as "commercially made"?

    Edit: I din't notice you said "neo" (not in the thread title). Considering that the price of Neodymium has gone WAY up, I imagine most manufacturers have had to stop using neo magnets...
     
  5. justBrian

    justBrian

    Apr 19, 2002
    Kansas City, MO
    I had an Eden for a while--it was amazing. But too big for anything I was playing at the time. Wish I still had it now...
     
  6. Mr. Foxen

    Mr. Foxen Commercial User

    Jul 24, 2009
    Bristol, UK
    Amp tinkerer at Ampstack
    Barefaced Super 15.
     
  7. Gab124

    Gab124 The path is greater than the destination

    Dec 30, 2006
    Tulsa
    Xsonics 2155cf - 2x15 with defeatable 5" mid and tweet with pad control.
    50lbs 1000 watts.
     
  8. 1bassplayinfool

    1bassplayinfool -Nowhere Man- Supporting Member

  9. BassMonstrum

    BassMonstrum

    Mar 7, 2008
    What?
     
  10. guymanndude1

    guymanndude1

    Feb 5, 2004
  11. TecAmp, and you can lift it with one hand!
     
  12. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
  13. dsanders

    dsanders

    Jan 22, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    I had a pair of SWR Big Bertha 2x15s. Loved that rig!
     
  14. eyeballkid

    eyeballkid Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    Im pretty sure the fender 215 is discontinued and only available as nos. trace has one.
     
  15. Korladis

    Korladis Banned Supporting Member

    Roller Sound does.
     
  16. Gab124

    Gab124 The path is greater than the destination

    Dec 30, 2006
    Tulsa
  17. dukeorock

    dukeorock Owner BNA Audio Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Authorized greenboy designs builder/Owner of BNA Audio
    Thanks! That's one of my personal cabs :hyper:

    It is a little strange that a lot of commercial cab companies stopped making 215 cabs right as they came back into vogue, big time. I built two greenboy Dually's in the past few days...full range 215's...old school design with state of the art speakers...no big mystery :)
     
  18. Tvrtko

    Tvrtko

    Dec 27, 2002
    South of the USA
    I despise all of the modern materials and constructions.
    I just got myself (for $112) nice 2x15 Acoustic from Guitar Center (used). Little cleaning and the "baby sings the blues"!

    Alnico or nothing (for me).
     
  19. Jim C

    Jim C Is that what you meant to play or is this jazz? Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Bethesda, MD
    Thank for all the good advice.
    Seems like the price of admission for a new cab is approx. $1K.
    I'm assuming Seismic Audio cabinets are more of a beginner cab and are not known for high quality audio based on the low price.

    Also looks like 2 - 1x15 may not be a bad way to go price wise.
     
  20. eyeballkid

    eyeballkid Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    lds has a vintage sealed 215 for $679. Im intrigued!
     

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