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Ok, it's been a while since we've done this. We all have different tonal goals and settings, but its always fun to see what people are using to amplify their Dingwall Basses with! This is a chance to post up your current amp/cab/bass setup. If you use effects, don't forget those either!

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Dingwall Zebra 1/Voodoo with my fEarful 15/6+15/Sub setup. For now the head is a Markbass LMII, but I have one of the new Peavey IPR 4500 power amps on order. That should give me just north of 2kw of power on tap most of the time.

LET'S SEE 'EM Everyone!
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[attachment=0:jgmmj7vb]bubbles 010 (2).JPG[/attachment:jgmmj7vb][attachment=1:jgmmj7vb]bubbles 007 (2).JPG[/attachment:jgmmj7vb]Just changed my rig, here are first pics of it, cant wait to play it out live at weekend, I have been using Ampeg for 20 yrs so this is a big change for me, you get to a certain age and think I'm to old to be carrying around all this heavy gear time to go light weight
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[quote="singlemalt":1tx6n7e6]Another fEarful up and running.

I just finished a 12/6 cube. It sits exactly on my 15/6/1, where it looks and sounds bitchin! I tried the two together Friday night at practice. It was more than I needed, and I've been trying to tame some band volume problems, so I unplugged the 15/6/1 and just ran the 12/6. When everyone remarked on how clear, powerful and deep the "big rig" was sounding I just smiled and waved. The 12/6 did just fine all on it's own.

I can carry it up the stairs to the studio with one hand. 37 lb. Total cost for materials was well under $300. Sneaking some shop time in was the tricky part.

Here it sits on a mutant sub, a TL-606 cab with enlarged ports loaded with a 3015LF and Greenboy's "cheap but good" heavy duty lowpass. I'll be building the fEarful spec sub soon, and everything will stack perfectly.

The 15/6/1 and sub work great together, the 12/6 and sub is a little scooped sounding. This is the difference between the $30 Alpha 6A mid and the much more expensive 18 Sound 6ND410, with a horn.

I expect the 12/6 to carry most small room gigs, anything with good FOH support, and all my practice trips.

The AB-1 six string, now sporting Payson's great sounding nickel strings.[/quote:1tx6n7e6]


Nice. It's gonna look even better once you add that 15/sub to the bottom of those two. :wink:
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[img:rj2u3rd3]http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5262/5750236464_592ec365a5_b.jpg[/img:rj2u3rd3]

Normally I don't use all four 1x12" cabs together - two are sufficient for almost everything I do. I use them in pairs in 2 different rehearsal rooms. But since I had them all at home during the weekend, I hooked them up and took a picture. 8)
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Another fEarful up and running.

I just finished a 12/6 cube. It sits exactly on my 15/6/1, where it looks and sounds bitchin! I tried the two together Friday night at practice. It was more than I needed, and I've been trying to tame some band volume problems, so I unplugged the 15/6/1 and just ran the 12/6. When everyone remarked on how clear, powerful and deep the "big rig" was sounding I just smiled and waved. The 12/6 did just fine all on it's own.

I can carry it up the stairs to the studio with one hand. 37 lb. Total cost for materials was well under $300. Sneaking some shop time in was the tricky part.

Here it sits on a mutant sub, a TL-606 cab with enlarged ports loaded with a 3015LF and Greenboy's "cheap but good" heavy duty lowpass. I'll be building the fEarful spec sub soon, and everything will stack perfectly.

The 15/6/1 and sub work great together, the 12/6 and sub is a little scooped sounding. This is the difference between the $30 Alpha 6A mid and the much more expensive 18 Sound 6ND410, with a horn.

I expect the 12/6 to carry most small room gigs, anything with good FOH support, and all my practice trips.

The AB-1 six string, now sporting Payson's great sounding nickel strings.
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[quote="BurningSkies":1rrgz6e2]Nice! I didn't even realize that Flite was still producing cabs...[/quote:1rrgz6e2]

I think Flite is still basically a one-man operation. They have redesigned their lines, and have added options like stained wood cabs. This speaker configuration is basically a prototype that I'm testing for Gerry at Flite. These are the first 2 cabs of the new 210 model. So far so good.


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Nice! I didn't even realize that Flite was still producing cabs...
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Here's my latest rig. I needed a powerful setup that would fit in the trunk of my Challenger. I chose 2 Flite Sound 210 500w cabs, 28 lbs each. The lightweight Carvin head pumps 450w into each cab. The entire rig weighs just about 70 lbs, and fit's neatly into the trunk with room to spare for other stuff. The rig has been able to hold it's own with a loud classic rock band, so far.


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[quote="Elguedd":2ih4ijm6]Hello John.
I hope you enjoy playing the afterburner II.

Looks pretty good.

Guido[/quote:2ih4ijm6]
Have to say the Afterburner II rocks, easily the best bass I have ever played, and thanks to a fellow forum member for letting me buy this baby (Elguedd), bass looks great, and plays/sounds fantastic, its only let down by the middle aged pot belly bassist playing it, and believe me guys I'm no Alberto or Leland, but when I get out of the house for a couple of hours to play my babys I don't care, its only a bit of fun, nothing too serious :lol:
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Hello John.
I hope you enjoy playing the afterburner II.

Looks pretty good.

Guido
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[attachment=0:3i30fl22]DSCF4132 (2).JPG[/attachment:3i30fl22][attachment=1:3i30fl22]DSCF4123 (2).JPG[/attachment:3i30fl22][attachment=2:3i30fl22]DSCF4120 (2).JPG[/attachment:3i30fl22]

This is my main rig before we played at The Street Omagh Northern Ireland, one pic was taken while we were playing, I also use a GT10B but forgot to take pics of it, the band is called Kopykats, not flourworks as this is something to do with the place we play, it's an out door gig with a perspecs roof covering the area ( after all it is rainy Ireland) but gives it a festive feeling.
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And this is it's bigger brother :-) Amp is a QSC 2402, preamp RH450
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[quote="markstuk":3jbhmm8n]For the size and weight it's an astonishing cab.... Sounds nicer than a single EBS proline 410... And as loud...[/quote:3jbhmm8n]

Yeah, the Compact is essentially half of what you have - just a simple 1x15. With the EA iAmp 550 Micro it's all I need, plenty loud enough and really fat... When I think of some of the rigs I used to lug around, the flightcases alone weighed more than my whole set-up now! :roll:
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For the size and weight it's an astonishing cab.... Sounds nicer than a single EBS proline 410... And as loud...
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[quote="markstuk":2x4nwcs5]Hi,

Took this setup out for it's first outing yesterday at the Beechstock "festival" near London..

Nothing but compliments about the sound (not much said about the playing though :-) )

ABZ has a John East P-Retro preamp fitted...[/quote:2x4nwcs5]

Nice one and good to see someone else using Barefaced cabs :twisted:
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Hi,

Took this setup out for it's first outing yesterday at the Beechstock "festival" near London..

Nothing but compliments about the sound (not much said about the playing though :-) )

ABZ has a John East P-Retro preamp fitted...
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[quote="BurningSkies":1ga02k0p]
Heh. I would think that would do it...and maybe knock down some walls at the same time...[/quote:1ga02k0p]

Let me say: I am present. :mrgreen:
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[quote="singlemalt":10bsc0pt]That is one fEarsome tower of power! Clean and uncluttered, the bold colors are a treat!

Nice job Bill!

Here's another fEarful. I know you guys have heard lots of talk about the Greenboy's designs, but until you hear one in person it's easy to think is just more hyperbole! It's not!

My spring project is a fEarful 15 sub and a fEarful 12/6. Parts are in house and once the weather warms up I'll be building cabs. That should give me a number of useful combinations, from the smallest to largest jobs.

Until then, I'm retro fitting one of my TL-606's with a 3015LF and the low pass crossover for a sub. The 606 has an enlarged port to handle the extra air, but is lacks about 20% of the internal volume of the fEarful sub. It will be interesting to hear the difference between the two boxes. I can remove the center port cover as well, and there may be some port shelf adjustments.

The other 606 and the 3015 full range drivers have been sold. I managed to get the neo drivers delivered before the prices went up.[/quote:10bsc0pt]

Its hard to explain to people about the fEARful thing...it never comes off right until they actually hear it. Then start crying.

You're going to love it with the sub. I feel like I'm getting even more bottom end content out of the setup.
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[quote="DeepDee":2n8zm2n5]Okay,
here is my actual rig!
The board is still in progress ... :roll:

[url=http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig_big1.jpg:2n8zm2n5][img:2n8zm2n5]http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig1.jpg[/img:2n8zm2n5][/url:2n8zm2n5]
[url=http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig_big2.jpg:2n8zm2n5][img:2n8zm2n5]http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig2.jpg[/img:2n8zm2n5][/url:2n8zm2n5]
[url=http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig_big3.jpg:2n8zm2n5][img:2n8zm2n5]http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig3.jpg[/img:2n8zm2n5][/url:2n8zm2n5]
[url=http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig_big4.jpg:2n8zm2n5][img:2n8zm2n5]http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig4.jpg[/img:2n8zm2n5][/url:2n8zm2n5]
[url=http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig_big5.jpg:2n8zm2n5][img:2n8zm2n5]http://www.bassklinik.de/Fotos/Forum/Rig5.jpg[/img:2n8zm2n5][/url:2n8zm2n5][/quote:2n8zm2n5]

Heh. I would think that would do it...and maybe knock down some walls at the same time...
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I have a Red Ripper and like it. It is a pretty darn good fuzz - light to aggressive. The "R.I.P." knob is a kind-of "who knows what it's gonna do" knob. It can get an envelope filter type of sound to weird overtones with octave (maybe?) type of stuff. Maybe not so useful on a gig, but fun to play with!
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Thanks for the link, but I was asking what is it like, do you like it, is it good as a "strange" type of distorsion pedal? I've seen a couple of youtube clips and it sounded quite mad. in a good way. :)
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