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Do you own a halfstack?

  • OH YEEEEEEEEEEEAH!!! PWNED

    Votes: 100 62.5%
  • No I dont...I'm lame

    Votes: 18 11.3%
  • COMBOS FTW!!!

    Votes: 42 26.3%
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apparently i already voted?!

i own a full stack, a 212 combo, and a 110? 108? bebe that is great for clean and vintage sounds.

w00t!
 

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Where does a 5/8 stack fit into this poll?

Marshall 4101 1x12 combo with 4x12 cab.
 

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...i love half stacks! i played through an ampeg half stack for many years.

if i want one now, however, i will have to add the cost of a larger vehicle in which to lug it around.

donations?

-dh
 

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played through 4x12s for years. my favorite was my marshall 1960ax. beautiful.
but....I got rid of them all. play through a head and 2x12 now. no need for a 4x12.
 

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I use twelve 4 X 12 cabs in the smaller clubs. I haul them to the gigs in a trailer pulled by a Hummer (or my wifes Escalade).


sdsre
 

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6 outta 8 12" speakers...isn't that closer to 3/4 than 5/8?

Pedantic Paul rides again!!!!!
Sorry, it's a 1x12 combo so it's only 5 out of 8. The combo for smaller situations and the addition of the 4x12 when there is a need to peel paint.
 
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As I've aged my rigs gotten smaller. I started out with a Fender head and a 4x12. Then went to a big Marshall JTM combo with 3x10" in it. And then to a Mesa head and a 2x12" and now I'm at a 1x12" and quite happy that I can fit it all into the trunk of a car now. I'm building a 1x12" extension cab for it though.
 

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I used half stacks in the 80s.

These days if I was to go back to a conventional amp rig, I can't imagine using more than 2 X 12.

1 X 12 is more than adequate. If you get in a situation where you need more to hear yourself, there will likely be a good monitor rig to take care of it.


Just my opinion of course.:rockon2:
 

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I currently have 3 half stacks, a 2x12 combo, a 1x12 combo, and a spare 2x12 cab I use with three other different amps I got lyin' around here....and probably a couple I got down there I forgot about too ! *LOL*
I am an amp slut.... :smile:
 

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I'm a combo guy. The thought of hauling head/cab ....besides I can't play that loud with groups that I'm in.
 

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uhhh, but where does mine fit?

A JTM60 2-12 combo with the 2-12 extension cab?

 

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The irony of setting up a half stack and then putting an attenuator or power soak between the head and cab in order to be able to push it into nice overdrive is hillarious.

But to each their own.

To me what matters the most is what the audience hears out front.


In my opinion the PA is best suited to provide this and big amms on stage are counterproductive to this aim.
 
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