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5 minutes ago, casapete said:

Honourable mentions must also go to my SVT 8x10 and SWR Henry the Eighth 8x8 which I would buy back in an instant ( if I had any gigs of course).

Those would be my Number 1 and 1A had both;  but now 35lbs max; at this time using Markbass CMD 121P [with NY 121 just in case. hasn't been needed yet]

But getting the itch to try Barefaced or GRBASS Aerotech 25lbs for 2x12 or 33lbs for 4x10 worth a listen

Barefaced Big Baby 2 from what I am told [by them😀] can compete with a 2x12 or 4x10 ; then there is always the Super Twin at 37lbs [cloth]

Amp's to drive Cab';  Take a listen to Mesa D-800, Markbass Vintage D2, GK Legacy/Fusion, Ashdown ABM 600, GRBASS One 800, Fender Bassman 800HD, Orange OB1-500 to start😀 [CMD 121P and NY 121 should sell quickly.]

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Think it’s been dependent on what genre of music I’ve been playing. I used to play a lot of reggae and went through many, many, many, cabs but the one that I felt really did it was a Warwick 6x10” - much more heft than its Ampeg equivalents. 
One that really surprised me when playing in a functions band was a Markbass 4x6” thing...can’t remember the model but it defied science keeping up in an 8 piece and being super light. Must also give a shout out to the Genz Benz Neox 2 - awesome allrounders, as was the Eden 4x10’s but those weighed the same as a large bull. 

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20 hours ago, chris_b said:

I spent 2015-18 with 2 SC's. Then 2019 with an SM and SC. In 2020 I was going to be using an SM and BB2. I guess that'll have to wait until next year. You are right, unbeatable sound.

I absolutely love my BB2.  It easily covers most of my gigs but when I have a bigger gig I use the SM on top of the BB2 and Gawd, what a sound.  I have no doubt whatsoever that you'll love it.

Frank.

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My favourite cab is my Barefaced Big Twin II.  I go for a clean sound with the ability to handle a heavy bottom end and that cab does it with ease. For smaller gigs I have a Big Baby II and when I really want more bottom end I add the Dubster II to the mix.

 

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Mesa Boogie 1516EV

Broke my car with one in 2011, lost one to a courier in 2013. Love the hifi tone from a big back ugly box that's only marginally smaller than Luxembourg and has the aesthetics of a Soviet tank regiment

 

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For me it’s the Ashdown RM 610, easy enough to cart around and a good sound too.

Previously  owned a Marshall 4x10, Marshall Vba412, Marshall Vba810, Ampeg 410he, Ampeg Svt 410hlf, Ampeg 610hlf, Ampeg 810, Gallien Krueger 210RBH, Ashdown Mag 410, Ashdown Abm 410, Peavey 410tvx, Peavey 115bw.

 

I think over all of these the Ashdown RM610 blows them all out of the water for balance, heft and punch.

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The best speaker cabinets I have ever used are my Acme B2 2x10 three way cabinets. I have a pair of Series one and a pair of Series two. All are 4Ω impedance which suits my 2Ω capable power amps down to the ground! :)

They are capable of handling a Low B at volume. I stack them on their ends for a vertical 4x10.

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My Eden D210xst has done hundreds of gigs, sounds great, and more or less portable at under 30Kg. If I find another one I will snap it up in an instant.

It has seen of challenges from Markbass and GK.

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The Bergantino HDN410 that I currently own is the best bass cab I have used. Super light at 24.5kg and very sensitive. Handles low B with ease. Sweet sounding horn too. Although I don't need one, I'd love to get a second one just to create an awesome looking stack!

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