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  1. Still for sale, and UK postage now included in the price.
  2. I'm sure you'll really like two of them then. In terms of loudness I found one was almost enough most of the time, and definitely didn't have any problems with two. I had a 900W amp.
  3. I play in a wedding band with a decent PA, and I had a 2x One10 stack for a while. It sounded good - but I since sold it. Can you get a wedge monitor set up (either if the band provides one, or buy your one)? I have an RCF powered speaker which I use as a wedge most of the time, but can place it vertically behind me if I need traditional backline - for example a smaller gig with a smaller PA. My point is that I realized I can hear myself a lot better with a wedge in front of me pointing up towards my ears, rather than a stack behind me pointing at my knees/back. You don't need any bass going "forwards" as that's what the PA is for. The sound person prefers me using the wedge as it makes his job easier and the band sound better - less bass spilling out to front, etc. Also - would you be able to use in-ears? Depending on the PA it might be easy to set it up for you.
  4. Would a Boss LS-2 or similar work here? It splits your signal into two independent paths. You can have whatever effects you like on each path. Then it recombines the two paths back into one, which you can then send on to one amp.
  5. I basically agree with you - but in this instance being FRFR is neither here nor there. What I mean is some flat-response cabs don't tilt (e.g. Barefaced Big Baby II), and some cabs which tilt aren't flat response (e.g. Hartke Kickback). @DylanB, I wonder if you can get about 15% more height for free by stacking your cabs vertically instead of horizontally? Another idea - if your amp has the facility, can you use (non isolating) in-ears to augment the stage sound. I don't mean a full monitor mix, but just some additional direct bass signal for yourself. I did this tonight as we were provided with wedges but even so I struggled a bit with clarity.
  6. This is the first Sandberg I've played so I can't compare it to other Sandbergs. I didn't love it with the stock strings - but I don't really like roundwounds in general. With the stock strings, the bass was very keen and forward and I wasn't sure it would be grounded enough for me. I changed to Dunlop flats and this has tamed the punch to some degree. I'm adding some low mids on my preamp pedal but EQ is otherwise flat. Btw I'm only playing the bass in passive mode (in fact I've removed the battery). On a Fender etc I would use the tone knob pretty much all the way across its full range from open to closed, depending on the song. With the Sandberg, I've found I less often have the tone fully open, i.e. I do prefer it with at least some tone rolled off; and also that the overall tone range is smaller - i.e. closing it fully doesn't get as "dark" as I would ideally like. The B string is good. I'm normally on in-ears these days so it's hard to fully know how things sound like out front, but I played one gig using a house MarkBass CMD 121H and no PA support. I went as low as C (no low B in this gig) and those notes were absolutely solid and full - completely not "gutless". My tone benchmark is Yamaha BB735A which I love and gets 10/10. In that case, I will award the Sandberg 9/10. The Yamaha weighs about 4.5kg and I can (and have) happily gig it all through a busy summer, and would do it again. Having said that, gigging a 3.3kg bass means 25% less weight and that change is really noticeable, and is just really lovely. Shoulder is barely aware a bass is hanging off it. No problems with neck dive, by the way.
  7. There was a previous thread here, if you didn't already see it: https://www.basschat.co.uk/topic/330412-sandberg-sl-superlight-now-available-for-order-66lb I have a TT5 SL. I'm currently at work but I'll share my thoughts later tonight.
  8. Sandberg VS https://www.thomann.de/gb/sandberg_5_string_p_basses.html https://configurator.sandberg-guitars.de/ Maruszczyk Jake https://public-peace.de/bass-guitars/maruszczyk/jake/5-string https://public-peace.de/configurator/jake-c
  9. I remember this thread recently - https://www.basschat.co.uk/topic/347660-double-shoulder-straps-for-heavier-basses/ Not sure what @Al Krow got in the end?
  10. Yes, the in-ears feed will come from the PA. I'd run bass into B3n then into a DI box to the PA. The head needn't be in this chain at all. To give confidence in your new in-ears setup: you could set up your backline as usual, ready to go but with volume turned to zero. Then you know it's there, should you need it. Conveniently, the B3n has dual outputs, so this can be independent of your line to the PA.
  11. Yamaha BB735A £560 For sale only - no trades. This is a really great and versatile bass, and honestly didn't think I'd ever be selling it - but something unexpected came up, so here it is. It's a 5-string PJ bass with switchable active and passive modes. In active mode you have three-band EQ; in passive mode, the treble knob becomes a traditional passive tone control. The other two knobs are volume and pickup blend. The finish is called "Dark Coffee Sunburst". Weight: my older digital kitchen scales said 4.4kg, and the newer ones said 4.6kg. No knocks or dings. One of the tuners became slightly loose and caused a mechanical rattle - this is the only (minor) common complaint I've read about the current Yamaha series. It was the same on my Yamaha 434. I applied a dab of thin superglue between the ear and the shaft, which fixed this issue. I also preemptively dabbed the other four tuners; there haven't been any issues since. If you look extremely closely you can see some parts of the tuner ear are very slightly less shiny - you really have to look closely for this. I couldn't pick this up in a photo. It's been gigged, but looked after well - if you inspect it closely, there is some faint pickguard swirling, and the knobs are not showroom shiny. Recently strung with new roundwounds. Comes with the official Yamaha padded gig bag, which is of good quality. Yamaha's website: https://uk.yamaha.com/en/products/musical_instruments/guitars_basses/el_basses/bb_2017/700_series.html And their demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDslUlL_j7Y Full set of my photos here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=124DCD3ZLkugWfE0EbNGGHSCeGt68LRgj   Anything which might appear to be a scratch is a reflection. I'm happy to clarify anything you see or take more photos if there's anything particular you want more detail on. I'm in north London but can travel a bit to meet, or can post it. Happy to answer any questions on this thread or by PM.
  12. Although I suppose the bass working in passive mode without a battery doesn't necessarily mean the battery isn't worn down anyway when you are in passive mode and have a battery in there... (??)
  13. I haven't seen a circuit diagram, but this doesn't sound completely right... Certainly my BB735A works as normal when I remove the battery (in passive mode of course). This would make me think that the battery is not in the passive circuit.
  14. Your QSC has two input channels - would that work?
  15. Why, out of curiosity? Where does the MP13 subsequently go into?
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