Wich brand makes the best allround 4x10 cabs?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by tomdabass, Jun 7, 2004.

  1. SWR

    6 vote(s)
  2. Fender

    0 vote(s)
  3. Eden

    10 vote(s)
  4. Warwick

    0 vote(s)
  5. Hughes and Kettner

    1 vote(s)
  6. Peavey

    2 vote(s)
  7. Ampeg

    3 vote(s)
  8. G&k

    3 vote(s)
  9. Hartke

    1 vote(s)
  10. Other

    28 vote(s)
  1. tomdabass


    Apr 19, 2004
    Please post your comments!! Thanx
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    Polls like these are useless, IMO, since they fail to mention some of the best cabs. Bergantino, Epiphani, EA, Aguilar, EBS . . . . oh my, how the list goes on . . . .

    . . . so, I voted "other". Hope that helps. :rollno:
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    • Glockenklang
    • Tech Soundsystems
  4. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    He's not wrong :)
  5. main_sale


    Apr 26, 2004
    Cape Cod
    Another vote for "Other" as I don't see my particular favorite there.
  6. ccbass71

    ccbass71 Supporting Member

    I would have to say Bergantino, Epifani, and EBS
  7. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    I see this all the time about polls like these, but do you like apples or oranges. Its hard to just say one 4x10 is better than another. If you're looking for something in your face, maybe an Ampeg or Peavey, for clean and modern, maybe GK or SWR. Just depends on what sound you're looking for.
  8. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Of the currently available 4x10's, I'd say either pick up an older Diesel or RR Mesa Boogie, or get thee an Epifani. However, EA's new 4x10 is soon to hit the market, and I am sure that it will be a contender for the "top dawg" position.
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  10. None of those should be on that list. If you mean best all-around VALUE, then I'd vote for Peavey...but none of those can touch anything along the lines of Aguilar, Accugroove, Bergie, EA, Acme, etc, for best all-around tone/quality/power handling/frequency response/bass goodness.

    I can't BELIEVE you put Fender on that list. :D
  11. goat1234


    Mar 17, 2004
    bergantino makes 4x10's, eh?!
  12. Close enough, their 3x10 can probably kick the ass of most 4x10's! :D
  13. goat1234


    Mar 17, 2004
    touche! bergies are mad nasty!
  14. That's another problem with these polls. There are some oddball speaker combinations like the Bergie 322, the Accugroove El Whappo, and the Phil Jones line (5" drivers) that should be on any "Best Bass Cabinet" list, but don't happen to be 4x10s.
  15. Chronosx65x


    May 27, 2004
    i vote for sonic. thats right,SONIC. the lil' company in oak creek,wisconsin. black carpet, tweeter in the center. oh yea, almost forgot. 4 ten inch top of the line electrovoice speakers. :bassist: :spit: :bassist:
  16. billys73


    Apr 25, 2003
    They look cool. Could you provide some spec's besides power handling?
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  17. Ericman197


    Feb 23, 2004
    I checked out your cabs... where are the other 2 woofers in the 4x10? Are they tucked away inside, in some sort of horn? Interesting...
  18. ingmar


    Oct 14, 2002
    Normandy, France
    I voted other: EBS
  19. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    high dollar: Epifani Ultralite - the fact it weighs half of most other 4x10's, yet punches bigger tone than any of them, puts it FAR above them all.

    value: Acme B-4 4x10 - slams your low B like no other, weighs 2/3's of most other cabs, and wont cost you an arm and a leg. not to mention, Andy lets you demo the cab for 2 weeks! incredible value.