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Your weird piece of gear you love thread

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by theAntihero, Jun 14, 2014.


  1. theAntihero

    theAntihero

    May 9, 2010
    Everyone has that odd, weird piece of gear that they love, mine is a Randall RB212W cab. I cant find any info on it, have no idea what power rating it has, its an odd 2x12 folded horn design and it weighs as much as my car but sweet baby jesus does it have lowend and volume to spare!

    Whats yours?
     
  2. DIY pedalboard, 2 tiers of ply on two ply runners, 1 flat and 1 angled, solid as a rock and weighs almost nothing.

    IWNBARMPB
     
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  3. Edword

    Edword Supporting Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Detroitish
    I'm sort of partial to the thing I made to keep my top cab stable on the bottom one..

    e7gjyvo.
     
  4. subbasshz

    subbasshz

    Aug 11, 2012
    phoenix az
    Im addicted to punishing volume.
    this stupid thing. . . . but you already knew that :D


    IMG_0904.
     
  5. JehuJava

    JehuJava Bass Frequency Technician

    Oct 15, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    LOL!!
     
  6. stambroker

    stambroker

    Aug 12, 2011
    NoVA
    I really love my weird 70's Peavey 212G cabinet, loaded with EV Force 12's. Crazy clear and great musicality!

    15fm4vs.

    I am more than likely going to buy a larger set up one of these days but my current amp set up is perfect for the small sessions I'm doing now!
     
  7. zontar

    zontar

    Feb 19, 2014
    J-5
    This isn't mine, but I have one like it (Except it's black)
    pick.
    And then there's this:
    baux.
     
  8. JehuJava

    JehuJava Bass Frequency Technician

    Oct 15, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    What the heck does that do?
     
  9. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
  10. zontar

    zontar

    Feb 19, 2014
    J-5
    It's a double pick.
    Two picks in one-slightly offset.
    They hit the string close together.
    On guitar this can give you a bit of a 12 string sound (Not fully-as you don't get the octave)
    when you give it some dirt it cranks it up a notch.
    So I love it for distorted power chords and and for clean open chord strumming.
     
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  11. Lonnybass

    Lonnybass

    Jul 19, 2000
    San Diego
    Endorsing Artist: Pedulla Basses
    A nightlight plugged into on open outlet on the back of my Furman PL-Pro, providing beautiful illumination to the entire backside of my rack system.

    Lonnybass
     
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  12. Bassmec

    Bassmec

    May 9, 2008
    Ipswich UK
    Proprietor Springvale Studios
    This old Elpico tube amp, only 5watts out of a 6sl7 and a 6v6 with tube rectifier, no flash EQ only a tone control.
    image.
    The sound it gets re amping bass is very subtle saggy and compressed way before very progressive onset of distortion and when you give it large it's a filthy little beast.:)
     
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  13. Bass mount hanger I made myself ImageUploadedByTalkBass1408408111.497555.
     

  14. Looks like you need to get the Swiffer out to that thing. It's all dusty.
     
  15. Thank God i'm not the only one who doesn't know what the damn thing is!! :D
     
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  16. THAT Jimmy is truly a thing of beauty!! :D
     
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  17. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Belongs in the "In Praise of Beautiful Basses" doesn't it?
     
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  18. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    My weirdest piece of gear is probably a smokey amp that runs on a 9V battery.

    Pretty farty with a bass. I run it with different speakers to help with the sound.

    [​IMG]


    Along the same line, this is an Eico 147A signal tracer. It has a small speaker and an instrument can be connected to it. Mic the speaker for a unique sound. It has a magic eye.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2014
  19. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
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  20. _Elf

    _Elf

    Aug 6, 2014
    Clark County, WA
    Hah, nice tape echo. Does the tape ever get tangled up?
     

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